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Bruce Lee’s JKD, the ”Original Mixed Martial Art”?

(By Mark Stewart) Although the Gracie family of Brazil successfully transplanted BJJ and Vale Tudo to the world via the UFC many in the greater martial arts community also credit Bruce Lee’s philosophy of “not being bound” by any particular style of martial art, as the seed of today’s Mixed Martial Arts Movement. MMA Superstars, Frank Shamrock and RandyRead more

 
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Nai Khanom Tom: Father of Muay Thai

Every year on March 17th, Thailand celebrate the Nai Khanom Tom day.  You may hear different names for this celebration such as “National Muay Boran day“, “National Muay Thai day” or “Boxer’s Day“. As we all know, Muay Thai is the National sport of Thailand but this celebration is not just about Muay Thai. It’s a commemorative day to honorRead more

 
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Muay Lerdrit – Supreme Power

Thai fighting schools are generally engaged in Muay Thai or in Muay Boran classes as sports. Some schools may teach Muay Chaya or other local Muay Thai styles but Muay Lerdrit (or more commonly known as Lerdrit) seems to be a special threat available only to the Royal Thai Army. However, the U.S. Army joined training with the Royal Thai ArmyRead more

 
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Kalaripayattu – The Mother of all Martial Arts

Have you ever wondered where the known martial arts come from? Personally I think that any form of fighting since the primitive era can be considered a sort of martial art, but the nowadays known asian martial arts have a specific point of origin: Kalaripayattu. Kalaripayattu (or Kalari) is an ancient indian martial art that includes includes strikes, kicks, grappling,Read more

 
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Choosing the Path in Martial Arts …and in Life

“A path is only a path, and there is no affront, to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what your heart tells you . . . Look at every path closely and deliberately. Try it as many times as you think necessary. Then ask yourself alone, one question . . . Does this path haveRead more

 
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To honor the 40th year anniversary of his passing I would like to share some videos to remember Bruce lee and some of his important teachings' not only for all martial artists but also for every one daily life. Mozez – 'Be Like Water'   Bruce Lee's core symbol explained – By Shannon Lee   Bruce Lee interview – The […]