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Rare Bruce Lee Fight Footage Surfaces

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee

Bruce Lee is well known as probably the greatest film-based martial artist to ever grace the silver screen.

That said, there’s shockingly little evidence of Lee taking part in real fighting — sparring, combat, that sort of thing.

Some old film of Lee in action recently surfaced and it proved one thing — Lee was indeed legit.

To learn more head over to Asian World Of Martial Arts by going here.

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How Pro Athletes From Other Sports Use Martial Arts

There’s a growing movement among both sophisticated sports athletes and trainers and those wishing to break stage parents who forcefeed their children single-sport training to incorporate other sports into their main disciplines.

One area that professional athletes are increasingly turning to is martial arts.

Sarah wrote about some of the athletes who use martial arts to diversify their training for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read who they are go here.

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Wonder Woman’s Martial Arts Training

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

To prepare for her superhero role in Wonder Woman actor Gal Gadot apparently trained in a number of martial arts including kickboxing, kung fu, swords and numerous other disciplines.

Sarah used this as a reason to track down and list off some other amazing female martial artists in a post for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the list go here.

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Playing The Game Explores Life Of Professional Street Fighter Players

Playing The Game

Playing The Game

There’s a not so secret world where people play the video game Street Fighter professionally.

There’s also a world where there’s a documentary film about these digital athletes called Playing The Game.

During the 2017 edition of the Hot Docs film festival Sarah spoke to the film’s director Takao Gotsu about this world.

To read the story head over to Fightland by clicking here.

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How Martial Arts Helps Self-Esteem

Martial arts helps self-esteem.

Martial arts helps self-esteem.

When you think about it, it’s obvious, but there’s growing reason to believe that pursuing martial arts helps one’s self-esteem.

Sarah cited the example of martial artist/pop star Demi Lovato’s recent interviews discussing how these pursuits have helped her in a story for Asian World Of Martial Arts.

To read the story click here.

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Reasons To Be Concerned About Chris Brown’s “Jiu Jitsu” Song

Chris Brown

Chris Brown

Chris Brown, the enemy of all right-thinking Rihanna fans around the world, recently released a song called “Jiu Jitsu.”

From a martial arts standpoint this song is… problematic.

Sarah explained why in a post for Fightland.

To read it click here.

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Everything You Need To Know About Martial Arts

Learn about martial arts

Learn about martial arts

Sarah’s been working on a series of back-to-basics informational posts about martial arts for the folks at Asian World Of Martial Arts.

Here are some of the topics she has covered thus far:

The Meanings Of Karate Belts

How To Care For Your Karate Uniform

The Biggest Trends In Martial Arts

Karate Belt Levels

The Evolution Of Martial Arts

What’s The Difference Between Karate, Taekwondo, Jiu-Jitsu And Mixed Martial Arts?

Martial Arts Equipment Everyone Needs

Where Did Martial Arts Originate?

Five Reasons To Buy From AWMA

What Are The Differences Between Martial Arts Uniforms

 

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