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Posts tagged "Zen"

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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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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Total Awareness: it’s easier than you think

There are many ways of meditation preached from different schools and gurus. Most people believe that meditation has to be a silent, deep concentration and if there is too much noise they can’t actually focus on their mind and practice or they close into themselves. According to those systems, after long meditation periods you can achieve the Enlightenment andRead 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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