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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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Speed up your low stance in Traditional Martial Arts

Many traditional martial arts are really fascinating with those gentle and strong coordinated movements. Katas or form training are the basics for the students to proper learn stances, movements, timing, breathing, concentration of particular moves. Most likely they are a reproduction of a fight with imaginary opponents in different situations and positions. Shotokan Karate for example is one ofRead more

 
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20 Rules for ‘The Way of Life’

The 'Way of Life" Gichin Funakoshi followed made him the founder of the traditional Karate we know today. But what is "The Way of Life"? Here are some rules to achieve it. Any Martial Artist will find them very interesting and deep.

 
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Stretch better your Martial Arts Stretching

Martial Arts have that fascinating dynamism and speed that require your body to be flexible, and all of you knows that a flexible body means higher standards in your techniques. I still have in my mind the first time I saw Jean-Claude Van Damme kicking an opponent while splitting his legs in 180 degree …and that was AWESOME! InRead more

 
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