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Japanese Women Kick and Punch Out a Space for Themselves in Sports

By DANIEL KRIEGER Published: August 21, 2011 OSAKA, JAPAN — The first women’s World Judo Championships held in New York in 1980 was itself a victory for judo’s female participants, who had overcome fierce opposition from officials and sectors of the public who believed it was inappropriate for women to partake in fighting sports. While … Continue Reading

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Marital Arts and Physical Fitness

By ANNA LAMY | Hernando Today Published: May 19, 2011 If working out at the gym is not your thing, martial arts can be an engaging alternative to bring more physical activity into your life. According to a recent article published in the JAMA & Archives of Internal Medicine, Tai Chi showed a greater improvement in … Continue Reading

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Whose Aikido is Best?

by C. Clark Good question. Whose aikido IS best? Many students are looking for the most authentic representation of the art. Which senior instructor’s style is closest to the founder of aikido? Who spent the most amount of time as a real uchideshi to Morihei Ueshiba Sensei? Who really spent most of their time learning … Continue Reading

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The Jiu Jitsu Lifestyle

In this day and age, people aren’t content with one-dimensional workouts. They’re more inclined to find a fun activity that challenges them both physically and mentally, and maybe even one that teaches them a skill in the process. By now, almost everyone is probably familiar with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) because of the ever-growing popularity … Continue Reading

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Japanese Women Kick and Punch Out a Space for Themselves in Sports

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By DANIEL KRIEGER Published: August 21, 2011 OSAKA, JAPAN — The first women’s World Judo Championships held in New York in 1980 was itself a victory for judo’s female participants, who had overcome fierce opposition from officials and sectors of the public who believed it was inappropriate for women to partake in fighting sports. While … Continue Reading

Marital Arts and Physical Fitness

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By ANNA LAMY | Hernando Today Published: May 19, 2011 If working out at the gym is not your thing, martial arts can be an engaging alternative to bring more physical activity into your life. According to a recent article published in the JAMA & Archives of Internal Medicine, Tai Chi showed a greater improvement in … Continue Reading

Whose Aikido is Best?

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by C. Clark Good question. Whose aikido IS best? Many students are looking for the most authentic representation of the art. Which senior instructor’s style is closest to the founder of aikido? Who spent the most amount of time as a real uchideshi to Morihei Ueshiba Sensei? Who really spent most of their time learning … Continue Reading

The Jiu Jitsu Lifestyle

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In this day and age, people aren’t content with one-dimensional workouts. They’re more inclined to find a fun activity that challenges them both physically and mentally, and maybe even one that teaches them a skill in the process. By now, almost everyone is probably familiar with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) because of the ever-growing popularity … Continue Reading

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