Posted on 23 February 2013 by Hunter Homistek
Posted on 22 August 2012 by jcaudill
The idea behind mixed art fighting has been around since the first caveman punched another cro-magnon in the face then slammed him into the ground. But how did today’s sport find its roots? Well no one knows for sure, but there are systems which have been discussed throughout history. The term Mixed Martial Arts itself was first coined by Battlecade president Rick Blume back in 1995, but MMA is just a name.
Posted on 26 July 2012 by jcaudill
There are a few movies that delve into it, Any Which Way but Loose and Any Which Way you Can are two that spring to mind.
Posted on 24 October 2010 by Tony Hackerott
Posted on 25 June 2009 by Tony Hackerott
Bokator is an indigenous martial arts 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.
Posted on 26 May 2009 by Tony Hackerott
Posted on 21 May 2009 by Tony Hackerott
Posted on 19 May 2009 by Tony Hackerott
Posted on 28 March 2009 by Tony Hackerott
In the last couple of years no sport in the world has undergone more radical change than mixed martial arts (MMA).
Posted on 02 December 2008 by Tony Hackerott
Taekwondo’s origins date back to the 2,000 years when it was created as a way of unarmed combat.It wasn’t until 1955 when Choi Hong Hi helped to modernize the art making it both a self defense and a sport.The unique feature of Taekwondo as compared to Karate, Judo, or Kung Fu is that is focuses on attacking the opponent with kicks.In 2008 it is estimated that there are over 50 million practitioners of Taekwondo.It also received a boost by the Olympics when it was added to the games in 2000.