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Kenjutsu: “The god of the sword”

Posted on 30 July 2009 by Tony Hackerott


Unlike iaido, kenjutsu utilizes the “katana” (long sword), with a “bokken,” a wooden sword of similar size and weight, used in training.  Kenjutsu is a general name for a variety of the traditional school of lethal Japanese swordsmanship.  It’s beginning came from Japan’s feudal class known as the Samurai.  It is essentially a noncompetitive, demonstrative, performance art, which takes on the form of prearranged set movements between dueling opponents.  Over time, Kenjutsu developed into the art of Kendo.

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Bokator and Khmer Traditional Wrestling

Posted on 28 July 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Bokator is an indigenous martial art that was developed by the Khmer people and used by the ancient armies of Angkor. It is thought to be the predecessor of all Southeast Asian kickboxing styles. Also known as labok katao, it is an extremely complex system that has a total of 341 different styles.  Bokator contains a number of locks, strikes, holds, and submissions.

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Tomoi And Bersilat: Elbows and Knees Combat

Posted on 26 July 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Different Types of Martial Arts

Tomoi and Bersilat: Fighting with Elbows and Knees

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Kali Sikaran: Footwork and Fencing

Posted on 24 July 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Different Kinds of Martial arts: Kali Sikaran

Footwork and Fencing

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New Items: Focus Mitts and Hand Wraps

Posted on 24 July 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Extended Focus Mitt by Tiger Claw

This is the new Extended Focus Mitt by Tiger Claw which will provide you with extra wrist support and protection!
Double Extra-wide Velcro wrist closures give you a secure grip. 9 inches x16 inches x2 inches Extended Focus Mitt is sold individually

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Kuntaw: The Guerilla Fighting System

Posted on 21 July 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Different Styles of Martial Arts

Kuntaw: The Guerilla Fighting System

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The MMA Zone is Awarded Top Honors!

Posted on 20 July 2009 by Tony Hackerott

On Monday, July 21st. 2009The MMA Zone found it it had been awarded the top honors

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Calinda Martial Arts: Fighting and Folk Dancing

Posted on 15 July 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Calinda: stick-fighting dance tradition

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Vale Tudo Mixed Martial Arts: Different Types of Martial Arts

Posted on 14 July 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Vale Tudo: “The Anything Goes Martial Arts”.

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The Marine LINE Close Combat System

Posted on 13 July 2009 by Tony Hackerott

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The LINE system is a collection of close-combat skills and techniques developed by Ron Donvito before he joined the US Marine Corps in 1978. The standardized system contains grappling and striking techniques that resemble many other martial arts and are nearly all designed to kill an enemy. Donvito has summed up its ethos as: “Get them on the ground, stamp on their head.”

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