Essay on Martial Arts

Pinyin Exercise

Chinese Pronunciation Pronunciation Chinese is not a phonetic language, as a result its pronunciation is not related to the written Chinese words (characters). In order for non-Chinese speakers to learn the correct pronounciation, a system called “Pinyin” was developed to transcribe the sounds of Standard Chinese. Pinyin uses the letters of the familiar English alphabet […]

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Memorable Experience

My Memorable Experience “I have something to tell you… ” There was a pause, her tone was worrying. “It’s your grandfather, he’s passed away. ” I was stunned: the grandfather who had always been there for me was no longer there. I could feel someone grinding their fist through my stomach; the pain was unbearable. […]

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Wing Chun – The Chinese Developed Martial Art

Initially martial art was developed for self defense by the Buddhist monks who use to travel in the eastern regions i. e. India, China, and Japan. They used to become easy victims of the burglars, dacoits and other anti-social elements and the martial arts helped them in defending themselves. Wing Chun – Chinese Martial Art […]

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The Different Judo Techniques

Judo owes its origin from Jujitsu, an older style of martial arts. The techniques and the methodology of Jujitsu form the basis of Judo. Judo is now an Olympic sport. Judo is a martial art where the participant grounds the opponent by “throwing” him or by suppressing him thereby locking him in a certain position […]

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Is Muay Thai More Dangerous Than Other Forms of Kickboxing?

If you don’t know much about Muay Thai, it’s easy to assume that this form of kickboxing is inherently more dangerous than other types of martial arts. After all, Muay Thai participants are allowed to use a much broader range of moves than athletes in other forms of boxing. While athletes who participate in French […]

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Is Jiu-jitsu Good for Self-Defense?

Jiu-jitsu is known as a venerable form of martial arts developed in feudal Japan as a method of neutralizing enemies who were two well-armored to be brought down through conventional combat methods. The form has kept a continuous presence in Japan ever since the samurai mastered it, but more recently the form has spread to […]

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What Makes Krav Maga Different?

We can all appreciate the virtuous philosophies underlying the Far Eastern martial arts. The creators of fighting styles like Kung Fu and Jujutsu were admirable in their advocacy of martial arts as a means of neutralizing attackers rather than as a tool for aggression. And where such fighting styles are still taught today, it’s good […]

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Jiu-Jitsu – The Elegant Fighting Style From Brazil

With a rich history present behind the Brazilian famous fighting style Jiu-Jitsu, it only became popular in USA during the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Royce Gracie used this form of fighting style to counter attach its opponents during the UFC to show the class of this game. The striking point was the quick finishes of the […]

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How to Choose a Martial Art

Self-defense is connoted as the measure, which helps in protecting oneself from any physical harm from the opponent. Martial art is a form of self defense which is mainly used for combating. Before choosing any form of this art, a few points should be kept in mind Firstly, what is the objective of learning-for health […]

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The Rules of Judo

Because judo is generally thought of as a gentle form of martial arts, many people assume that injuries are rare in the sport. But what we must remember is that, even with its gentleness, judo still involves punching, kicking, and falling, plus plenty of potential for repetitive sports injuries. So even with all that padding […]

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Judo – The Most Renowned Players

Judo, the Japanese form of martial art, was first developed by Dr. Kano Jigoro. He was a very frail person and hence was bullied by his friends and relatives due to his physical structure. To overcome his physical weakness, Dr. Kano started learning the art of Jiu Jitsu, the Brazilian martial arts. Fukuda Hachinosuke, grandfather […]

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Judo and Its Rules

Judo, the Japanese martial art is also called the “combat sport,” and like every other sport, Judo also has certain rules which needed to be followed while playing, practicing or during competition. The rules were made so that nobody gets hurt during competition and that everybody follows a set procedure. Before the game begins, certain […]

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The Basic Principles of Judo

Judo has its origins in the classic art of Japanese jujutsu, but since its creation in the late 1800s, judo has become arguably even more popular than its older counterparts. This can be explained in part by the fact that judo’s carefully designed levels of difficulty make it accessible to both beginners and long-time martial […]

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5 Styles of Kickboxing

People who are unfamiliar with the sport often assume that kickboxing is a single, unified style of fighting, but in fact there are several different varieties of the sport. Some differ from one another in relatively minor ways, but there are others that have very real, distinct differences. While you may be limited in your […]

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Iron & Silk

Chapter 1 The first chapter describes the hassles four people have to go through to get to changsha china. Within the train stations and airports, they are trampled by different people clearly looking to make money off the ignorance of foreigners. The narrator is the main character and his motivation for being there is unclear. […]

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My Dedication Toward Taekwondo: Mastering

Dedication Dedication is defined as “a devoting or setting aside for a particular purpose. ” This definition explains how dedication can be related to devotion. When one dedicates themselves to a cause or event, they are putting time towards it. Tae Kwon Do has established a new found dedication in my life. I have a […]

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Case Analysis: the Ultimate Fighting Championship

Strength IJFC is the market leader of the mixed martial arts promotion industry. About 90% of the industrys total revenue is from UFC. This shows that IJFC dominate the industry although a few numbers of competitors presence in the industry. Could use this credibility to attract more fighters and sponsors domestic and international to collaborate […]

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Fraud and the Tone at the Top

ACC460 –Auditing Video Case Fraud and Tone at the Top – Video Case Questions This video is an informative video made for accounting students and employees that outlines the danger of corruption and fraud in the workplace. The majority of the video is an interview with Walt Pavlo of MCI Worldcom. He explains his case […]

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Edmundson’s article

When I began to read Edmundson’s article, I attempted to sense an overall theme that, for me would characterize the tone of his piece. I felt that if I found what was holding it together and the motivation behind it, then I would be able to analyze the piece with respect to that theme.I read […]

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Walkabout Tone Paragraph

James Vance Marshall, the author of “Walkabout” has created a feeling of amazement in the passage depicted. At the beginning of the passage, he contradicts this feeling as he describes a rather boring scene of an ordinary bird scratching about for grubs. He also describes the white children to see this as “prosaic: an anti-climax,” […]

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Identifying the Tone of Shakespeare’s “Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?”

In the poem “Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer’s Day? ” the author describes his lover to the unrivaled beauty that is summer. The season has made itself a good reputation for being very warm, comfortable, and relaxing. Many other lyricists, artists, and poets have described summer as being “too short” or have made […]

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