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Deutsche Fechtschule: Sword Fighting Art

Posted on 17 November 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Deutsche Fechtschule

The Deutsche Fechtschule was a sword-fighting movement popular from the 14th to 17th centuries. Its principles are still practiced today.

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Limalama & Lua

Posted on 14 November 2009 by Tony Hackerott

A hybrid martial art, limalama was developed from the traditions of the Polynesian islands of American Samoa by Tu’umamao Tuiolosega. It is a self-defense system that is sometimes considered to be a branch of American Kempo.

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Marma Adi, Bothati, Angampora

Posted on 06 October 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Indian of Martial Arts

Marma Adi

Marma adi is a traditional Indian boxing school that relies on the principles of striking the “marma” (secret vital energy) points, similar to those shared in the Chinese art of dim mak, otherwise known as “the death touch.”

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Muki Boxing – Style of Martial Arts

Posted on 02 October 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Similar to boxing, this is an ancient, bare-knuckle system of fighting, practiced in Banares, northern India. Players are known for their devastating fist striking techniques, and for the exercises they undertake to tone and harden their fists, which include repeatedly striking solid objects such as bricks and stones. Smashing a coconut with a bare fist is a test of strength for which many are famed.

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Vajra Mushti – Style Martial Arts

Posted on 01 October 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Different Types of Martial Arts

Series in Indian Martial Arts

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Malyutham – The Wrestling Martial Arts

Posted on 28 September 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Malyutham The Indian Martial Arts

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Thang-Ta Style of Martial Arts

Posted on 26 September 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Different Types of Martial Arts

Series on Indian Martial Arts

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Shaster Vidiya

Posted on 24 September 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Different Types of Martial Arts

Shaster Vidiya – Series in Indian Martial Arts

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Top 10 Martial Arts by Popularity

Posted on 24 September 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Top 10: Martial Arts

Although martial arts has always been a popular sport but recently with the rise of the UFC the MMA is the fastest growing sport in the world.  Mostly developed as a self-defense tool encompassing mental strength, martial arts are practiced by millions of people throughout the world. And although most originated in Asia, they’re hugely popular in North America. That said, here are our top 10 martial arts, judged by the level of esteem attached to each by active martial artists.

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Defendu, Jieishudan, and Warrior Wing Chun

Posted on 06 September 2009 by Tony Hackerott

Different Types of Martial Arts

Defendu, Jieishudan, and Warrior Wing Chun

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