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Sima Azimi, Afghanistan’s First Female Wushu Instructor

Sima Azimi

Sima Azimi

Shaolin Wushu Club of Afghanistan might be among the bravest, boldest martial arts clubs in the world right now.

That’s because the group, led by Sima Azimi, is bringing martial artist training to women in a conservative society where female improvement of this sort is frowned upon.

Sarah wrote about this for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

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Power Rangers Get Kieran Tamondong

Kieran Tamondong

Kieran Tamondong

One of the things Sarah’s bosses at Asian World Of Martial Arts like to do is sponsor emerging ninja types as they navigate both the world of elite combat sport and the entertainment world.

One such benefactor, Kieran Tamondong, was recently part of a new Power Rangers campaign.

Sarah wrote about it for AWMA.

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Judo Star Kayla Harrison Takes Up MMA

Kayla Harrison

Kayla Harrison

Judo star and (to some) “the next Ronda Rousey” Kayla Harrison has decided to pursue a career in mixed martial arts.

Harrison’s decision to enter the world of MMA was not without misgivings.

Sarah wrote about her for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

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Idris Elba: Fighter Best Bits

Idris Elba

Idris Elba

Actor Idris Elba’s attempts to become a professional kickboxer — and to make a document of the journey called Idris Elba: Fighter — have been a subject of some interest for the Risky Fuel household.

The Discovery channel has now released a “best bits” video for the first episode of the series.

Sarah wrote about it for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

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How Martial Arts Can Help People With Parkinson’s

Martial arts can help people with Parkinson's Disease.

Martial arts can help people with Parkinson’s Disease.

A growing number of health practitioners have begun recommending that people with Parkinson’s Disease take up some form of low- or high-impact martial arts.

It seems the activity does wonders to combat the effects of the degenerative neurological disease.

Sarah wrote about how it helps in a post for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

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The Importance Of Rest In MMA Training

Rest is important in martial arts training.

Rest is important in martial arts training.

For many martial artists the act of training can become a compulsion. It’s always more time in the gym, more time working on technique, more time punishing one’s body.

That dedication is admirable and all, but sometimes it disregards a very important component of training — rest.

Sarah wrote about the value of rest for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

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Kieran Tamondong’s Breakout Year

Kieran Tamondong

Kieran Tamondong

One of the athletes that Sarah’s benefactors at Asian World Of Martial Arts sponsors is teenage breakout star Kieran Tamondong.

Tamondong did a pile of high-profile things in 2016, but there’s probably no better indicator that he’s on his way than the fact that he was in a Beyonce video.

Sarah recapped his year for AWMA.

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