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The Question: Will Anthony Johnson Drive Jon Jones to Heavyweight?

It was the beating heard round the world.<p>Ryan Bader walked into the Octagon last Saturday as a potential light heavyweight title challenger. A few minutes later, he was assisted out of the cage after a brutal and swift beating from Anthony Johnson, the former welterweight who has, over the past few …

Martial Arts

Kron Gracie hopes for quick return after Rizin win

Kron Gracie submitted Asen Yamamoto at Rizin Fighting Federation’s New Year’s Eve show a year after his MMA debut, improving to 2-0 as a mixed …

Singaporean Mixed Martial Artist fights off armed attackers in Bangkok

On the evening of January 19, Singaporean mixed martial artist Nicholas Lee was attacked by two men in a botched robbery attempt. Lee, who competes …

Stretching Doesn't Work (the Way You Think It Does)

Does stretching make you more flexible? I know the obvious answer to this question, based on what we’ve all been told about the merits of stretching, …

Massage Therapy

The Quest For a Perfect Swing…and Whether There Even Is Such a Thing

By Brett Jones, Chief SFG<br>Of the great unsettled debates to plague humanity over the ages, the question of whether a perfect kettlebell swing …

Shaolin Lian Huan Quan Course Trailer

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Ip Man's martial arts lineage tree traces Wing Chun back into antiquity through the Red Boat Opera Troupe and to the legendary Yim Ving Tsun. | Pinterest | Win…

Ip Man's martial arts lineage tree traces Wing Chun back into antiquity through the Red Boat Opera Troupe and to the legendary Yim Ving Tsun.

You’ll Binge With Confidence After You Discover These Easy Ways To Unlock Netflix’s True Potential

It’s hard not to worship at the altar of Netflix. It’s that lovely service that allows you to shove any and all pressing responsibilities into a deep, dark pit so you can gorge on streaming movies, TV shows, or (horniness permitting) “chill” options. Well, if we’re going to be under its unshakable …

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How to Make Your Blog More Twitter Friendly

Most businesses today understand the value of marketing on Twitter and sharing their various forms of content on the social network, but most don’t have any idea of how to develop blog posts with Twitter in mind from the very beginning of the content creation process.<p>There are two approaches to …

Samsung Galaxy Avant review: Run-of-the-mill Samsung Galaxy Avant is fine for the price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Android 4.4 and a 1.2GHz CPU make the Samsung Galaxy Avant worth considering. Its leatherlike plastic backing feels comfy, and call quality was fantastic.<p><b>The Bad</b> Its camera takes lackluster shots slowly, and a dreary TFT screen drains the life out of your websites, photos and videos.<p><b>The</b> …

Millions snap up iPhone 6 on opening weekend

SAN FRANCISCO — iPhone fan mania could result in another record weekend for opening sales of Apple's new flagships the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. We just don't know yet.<p>The bigger question is: What will the numbers mean?<p>In what has become a pop culture rite, Apple fans worldwide stood in line for hours, …

Why Startups Are Leading Online Video in Africa

Njoku puts the success of iROKOtv down to its focus on Nigeria’s huge Nollywood film industry, the first such company to do so. “Before we entered the space, no-one else had focussed their attention as intensively was we did on digitising and systematically categorising Nollywood’s huge and …

What Education Can Learn From Kung Fu

Last week, The Learning Accelerator, a non-profit that supports the implementation of high-quality blended learning in American school districts, announced its first district-wide pilot for blended learning with the Reynoldsburg City School District in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.<p>A critical part of The …

Baz Luhrmann in talks to bring Kung Fu to big screen

Baz Luhrmann is in talks to bring the cult 1970s martial arts western Kung Fu to the big screen, according to the Hollywood Reporter.<p>Luhrmann, fresh from box-office success with last year's The Great Gatsby, would rewrite the screenplay if he takes charge of the cameras. A film version of Kung Fu …

What 27 Years of Kung Fu Taught PJ Pereira About Good Marketing Strategy [Video]

Agencies love to spend weeks or even months creating a strategy for each marketing campaign, but does this approach still work in a real-time world …

Shaolin monks to create kung fu mobile app

HONG KONG (MarketWatch) — Fans of Chinese kung fu could soon learn the oldest form of the martial art via mobile games, thanks to some tech-savvy …

Job advert seen as attempt by abbot Shi Yongxin to exploit fame of China's ancient Shaolin temple to propagate Buddhist culture<p>Help wanted: ancient Buddhist temple famed for its kung fu monks seeks media directors to build brand. English and social media skills required. Not necessary to be a monk, …

Slaughter In San Francisco | eMovies+

A Chinese-American cop, skilled in martial arts, battles the most powerful criminal gang in San Francisco that is responsible for the death of his …

Detroit Lions lineman spends time on Wing Chun

DETROIT -- Andre Fluellen has always had a bit of Kung Fu fighting spirit inside him.<p>He dabbled in martial arts as a kid and was intrigued by Bruce …

Dragon Shogun Dojo Arkansas: Yip Man Ip Man Siu Nim Tao, Chum Kiu, Muk Yan Jong

What’s So Special About Kettlebells Anyway?

<b>It was just a few short years ago that I discovered kettlebells after thirty years of weight training.</b> Yes, thirty years of training and it was only …

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Martial Arts Legend Jim Kelly Dies

Kickstarter Tabletop Alert: Lineage: The Martial Arts Strategy Game

Reading Time: 12 minutes<p>From the title, you may think Lineage: The Martial Arts Strategy Game involves a lot of kung-fu kicking and punching a la …

'The Raid 2' director Gareth Evans on why it isn't a martial arts film

The history of action cinema has a long tradition of international cross-cultural pollination, as films from one country inspire filmmakers from another. Directors such as Sam Peckinpah, Akira Kurosawa, Sergio Leone, John Woo and Quentin Tarantino learned and borrowed from one another, adding to …

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Through a Lens Darkly (7): Selling Swords and Printed Martial Arts Training Manuals in a 19th century Guangzhou Market.

***Recently I was having a discussion about the state of Kung Fu in China with a friend. (You can see his detailed post on the topic here). He was …

Breathtaking Photos Of An Old Sri Lankan Martial Art

Angampora, an old martial art form created according to legends more than 30,000 years ago in Sri Lanka, combines the use of indigenous weapons, hand-to-hand combat and meditation. The practice nearly disappeared when Britain took over the country in 1815 and banned it. But a few families passed it …

Klopf Architect's Zen-Like Manzanita House Blends Martial Arts Principles with Architecture

With the recent completion of the Manzanita House in Fairfield, California, John Klopf from San Francisco-based Klopf Architects combined his two …