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Actual Real Martial Arts Role Models

GSP

GSP

Every now and then when martial arts is wallowing in a particularly low moment (usually caused by Conor McGregor) Sarah likes to use those times to point out those who support the higher-minded ideals of martial arts.

She recently did so in a piece for Asian World Of Martial Arts where she wrote about a number of positive martial arts role models.

To read about her selections click here.

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Halle Berry To Direct, Star In MMA Film

Halle Berry

Halle Berry

Halle Berry, star of such works as Catwoman, X-Men, Cloud Atlas and Monster’s Ball, will both direct and star in an upcoming mixed martial arts-related film called Bruised.

Berry will play the role of a disgraced former MMA fighter in the film.

Sarah wrote about Berry’s martial arts connections for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read about them go here.

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Remembering Kid Yamamoto

Kid Yamamoto

Kid Yamamoto

Pioneering mixed martial arts fighter Kid Yamamoto passed away on September 18 due to complications from cancer. He was 41.

Sarah wrote about Kid’s impact on MMA in a post for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read it go here.

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9 Martial Arts And Gear Tips

One of Sarah’s teaching ventures is to provide gear and training tips for aspiring martial arts over at Asian World Of Martial Arts.

Here are her latest tips:

Boost Your Performance With The 5 Best Crossfit Gloves

Different Types of Boxing Gloves: An Overview

Learn the Technique to Tie A Karate Belt

A Guide to Purchasing the Right Karate Uniform

The 5 Latest Design Trends of Sport Gear Bags

Taekwondo Uniforms: Know Where It All Started

What It Takes to Find the Right Judo Uniform for Your First Challenge

Back To School Training Tips: 5 Ways To Stick To Your Martial Arts and Fitness Routines This Fall

6 Benefits of Wearing CrossFit Gloves

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Best Martial Arts Films At TIFF 2018

The Man Who Feels No Pain

The Man Who Feels No Pain

When Sarah was covering this year’s Toronto International Film Festival one of the things she did was track the best martial arts films which played there.

Some of her highlights included Float Like A Butterfly, Legend Of The Demon Cat and Killing.

To read her full list of recommended films, check out her piece at the Asian World Of Martial Arts blog by clicking here.

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Taekwondo In Spotlight After Amazing Viral Video

Taekwondo

Taekwondo

A taekwondo video by the Kukkiwon Demonstration Team has gone viral and created renewed interest in the martial art.

Sarah wrote about the video and its impact in a post for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read it go here.

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9 Martial Arts Insights For AWMA

Sarah continues to contribute learning pieces to the Asian World of Martial Arts blog.

Here are some of her recent posts:

Young Martial Artist Thwarts Robbery, Reminds Us The Value Of Self-Defence

Back To School Training Tips

A Nunchaku History Lesson

Pearl Gonzalez Stars In New Proforce Ad

Four Cool New Martial Arts World Records

Different Types Of Martial Arts Uniforms

Things To Know About Samurai Swords

Must-Have Gear For Your First Martial Arts Class

Conor McGregor Vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Is On

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