martial arts

Art

These Women Will Get Medieval on Your Ass

If this were the Middle Ages, Tanya Smith would probably be a knight. She and her posse of female fighters train in European martial arts, following lessons and techniques of master swordsmen from the 14th century and onward. When she first started practicing, Smith was one of the only women in a style of fighting largely dominated by men. Now, she and her crew are carving out their own space. If you like this video, like us on facebook and twitter.

Cool

The Impossible Acrobatic Martial Art of Kicking

What do you get when you combine the ferocious kicks of taekwondo, the grace of wushu, the improvised movements of capoeira, and gymnastics? The head-spinning martial art of kicking. The practice, which developed during the 1990s and early 2000s, requires agility, precision and impressive lung capacity. Korean tricker Ingun Yoo, aka “Kick Gun,” is one of the best around. Just try not to get dizzy watching him whirl. If you like this video, like us on Facebook and Twitter.

Words of Wisdom

Powerful Motivational Speech by Bruce Lee

No one has ever topped the precise martial arts skill of Bruce Lee. But the main reason why we still talk about him until now was his amazing philosophy in life. Bruce Lee talked about flowing like water. According to him, one must adapt to diverse situations like water adapts to different containers. This video gives a wonderful and unique look at the powerful philosophy of Bruce Lee. If you feel inspired by this video, share it on facebook and twitter.

Sports

Basic Martial Arts to Practice in Order to Protect Yourself From Harm

Learn it from slow motion the fundamentals of Japaneses martial art. These are considered fundamental to mastery and improvement of all movements of greater complexity. The practice and mastery of kihon is essential to all advanced training, and includes the practice of correct body form and breathing, while practicing basics such as stances, punches, kicks, blocks, and thrusts, but it also includes basic representative kata. If you like this video like us on Facebook and Twitter.