Posted on 29 November 2008 by Tony Hackerott
To most people, the continents of North and South America are not immediately associated with the martial arts. On closer inspection, however, the region reveals itself as a cultural melting pot in which vibrant, indigenous, tribal fighting methods stand side-by-side with martial arts traditions from Europe and Asia. Central and Not America’s most popular martial arts are hybrid systems that have emerged through the continual evolution and amalgamation of indigenous and imported systems.
Posted on 19 November 2008 by Tony Hackerott
Sometimes known as “long fist” or as “extended arm boxing,” chang quan is one of the oldest kung-fu striking systems. Emphasizing large, extended, and sometimes circular movements, the system relies on strong muscles, tendons, and joints to generate striking power.
Posted on 16 November 2008 by Tony Hackerott
Northern Praying Mantis was created by a Shaolin master called Wang Lang in the mid-17th century when he combined footwork techniques from monkey-style kung fu with hand techniques from praying mantis. The system went on to become one of the most well-known and best-loved Chinese Kung-Fu systems.
Posted on 08 November 2008 by Tony Hackerott
Ninja were highly trained warriors of feudal Japan. Ninjas executed covert and dangerous missions, such as assassinations and espionage. They were well-known for their precision, skill, and use of weapons. Ninja weapons were typically weapons that would be easily carried and concealed, allowing the ninja to stealthily target and attack an opponent.
Posted on 06 November 2008 by Tony Hackerott
Use Adrenaline As The Surge of Power That It Was Created For!
Adrenaline is a pain killer and a stimulant which prepares the body for extreme physical efforts or the shock of severe physical stress. Prior to a contest most players feel physically weak and nervous as result of the adrenaline surge. However once they take grip and begin to fight, the feeling of weakness passes.
Posted on 04 November 2008 by Tony Hackerott
As an athlete we need to learn how to run on little or no oxygen especially when we are training or in a competition. When our muscles work they need oxygen to rejuvenate. For MMA training anaerobic training is a must when training. Most of the movements in an MMA fight require anaerobic muscle movements like a sprawl, take-downs, or throwing punches and kicks.