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An expert guide to foot care for martial artists

By: Nancy Robinson Martial artists subject their bodies to all sorts of physical tests. They do calisthenics to improve cardiovascular strength, pushups for muscle strength, stretching to improve flexibility, and so much more. Focus is so often on protecting and caring for hands, head and torso that a vitally important body part rarely gets the … Continue Reading

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Martial Arts as treatment alternative for ADHD/ADD

Martial Arts offer an alternative to the pharmaceutical treatment approach for ADHD and ADD favored by many doctors. Currently when it comes to the treatment of ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) and its close relative ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder), the standard treatment is to medicate the person. Pharmaceuticals such as Ritalin, Dexedrine, and Adderall are administered … Continue Reading

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Buda Khi: A different kind of workout

Interview By: Sara Thurman for ESPN The first time Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings saw a Buda Khi class, she knew she had to try it. Today, she does one-on-one sessions with the creator of the workout, martial arts expert and 1998 Goodwill Games gold medalist Lester “L.J.” Easley. He explains the high-intensity program to … Continue Reading

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Snapshot: Tai chi changed Pleasant Prairie man’s life

Ron Pfeiffer, of Pleasant Prairie, has been practicing martial arts since he was 18. For the last five years, he’s been introducing the community to tai chi. He teaches at his studio in Burlington, at the RecPlex, and will lead a mini course starting Oct. 1 at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

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An expert guide to foot care for martial artists

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By: Nancy Robinson Martial artists subject their bodies to all sorts of physical tests. They do calisthenics to improve cardiovascular strength, pushups for muscle strength, stretching to improve flexibility, and so much more. Focus is so often on protecting and caring for hands, head and torso that a vitally important body part rarely gets the … Continue Reading

Martial Arts as treatment alternative for ADHD/ADD

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Martial Arts offer an alternative to the pharmaceutical treatment approach for ADHD and ADD favored by many doctors. Currently when it comes to the treatment of ADHD (Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) and its close relative ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder), the standard treatment is to medicate the person. Pharmaceuticals such as Ritalin, Dexedrine, and Adderall are administered … Continue Reading

Buda Khi: A different kind of workout

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Interview By: Sara Thurman for ESPN The first time Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings saw a Buda Khi class, she knew she had to try it. Today, she does one-on-one sessions with the creator of the workout, martial arts expert and 1998 Goodwill Games gold medalist Lester “L.J.” Easley. He explains the high-intensity program to … Continue Reading

Snapshot: Tai chi changed Pleasant Prairie man’s life

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Ron Pfeiffer, of Pleasant Prairie, has been practicing martial arts since he was 18. For the last five years, he’s been introducing the community to tai chi. He teaches at his studio in Burlington, at the RecPlex, and will lead a mini course starting Oct. 1 at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside.

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