To the Fighter in Red Go a Few More Spoils

By NICHOLAS BAKALAR Published: August 16, 2008 If you are betting on Olympic tae kwon do, you may do well to consider the color of the fighter’s protective gear. A German study has found that referees consistently favor the fighter wearing red, although the researchers say they are not sure why. In Olympic tae kwon … 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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Mixed Martial Arts Makes Its Way to High School

By JUSTIN PORTER Published: November 17, 2008 WINCHESTER, Mass. — At the high school in this small, pretty and proper-looking town near Boston, a student was being choked by another student — with the school’s permission. Just another meeting of the Winchester High mixed martial arts club, which may be the only of its kind … Continue Reading

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A Martial Artist in Action

By MIKE HALE Published: May 12, 2011 In “True Legend,” his return to feature-film directing after a 15-year hiatus, Yuen Woo Ping soemtimes flashes the skills that made him the world’s favorite action choreographer for hire. (His résumé includes the “Matrix” and “Kill Bill” films, as well as “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.”) After a stirring … Continue Reading

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To the Fighter in Red Go a Few More Spoils

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By NICHOLAS BAKALAR Published: August 16, 2008 If you are betting on Olympic tae kwon do, you may do well to consider the color of the fighter’s protective gear. A German study has found that referees consistently favor the fighter wearing red, although the researchers say they are not sure why. In Olympic tae kwon … 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

Mixed Martial Arts Makes Its Way to High School

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By JUSTIN PORTER Published: November 17, 2008 WINCHESTER, Mass. — At the high school in this small, pretty and proper-looking town near Boston, a student was being choked by another student — with the school’s permission. Just another meeting of the Winchester High mixed martial arts club, which may be the only of its kind … Continue Reading

A Martial Artist in Action

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By MIKE HALE Published: May 12, 2011 In “True Legend,” his return to feature-film directing after a 15-year hiatus, Yuen Woo Ping soemtimes flashes the skills that made him the world’s favorite action choreographer for hire. (His résumé includes the “Matrix” and “Kill Bill” films, as well as “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.”) After a stirring … Continue Reading

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