Free screening of Bruce Lee’s ‘Enter the Dragon’ at UCLA’s Billy Wilder Theater on February 25
Bruce Lee’s 1973 film "Enter the Dragon" will be shown at UCLA’s Billy Wilder Theater, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, on February 25. Admission is free. Tickets cannot be reserved and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The event is set to begin at 7:30 p.m.
Tips on Choosing a Taekwondo studio for your kids
Find the perfect place for your kidsPhoto byAdli WahidonUnsplash. Choosing a Taekwondo studio for your kids is an important decision that requires careful consideration. Here are some key factors to consider to help you find the right Taekwondo studio for your child.
Winchester 1887: A Common Weapon in Cowboy Actiona Shooting
Earlier, we wrote about an American martial art focused on emulating the gunplay and hand-to-hand grappling that was common during the era of the Wild West and the American frontier. This includes using weapons that would have been accurate to the time period for competition and well as self-defense. One of those weapons is the Winchester Model 1887 shotgun. According to the book America's Premier Gunmakers: Winchester by K. D. Kirkland, this particular gun was produced from eighteen eighty-seven to eighteen ninety-nine while a future upgraded version of the shotgun (called the Model 1901) was produced from the year nineteen o' one to nineteen twenty.
The Cane as a Weapon: An American Martial Art for Those Who Like Umbrellas
In the year 1912, an American named Andrew Chase Cunningham created a book. This book described an interesting martial art that had the same name as the book: The Cane as a Weapon. This martial art is a concise system of self-defense all about fighting off attackers by using a walking stick or umbrella as a weapon. Cunningham was a civil engineer with the United States Navy throughout the later part of the nineteenth century and the early decades of the twentieth century, so he was not someone who knew nothing about martial arts or combat before he created his own.
Martial Arts Facility to Offer Marital Arts for Fundraiser in January
Local Special Forces Veteran and martial arts instructor David Collins will host a ballroom dance class on Saturday, January 14, in Blountville, at Fire & Water Martial Arts. Next month's fundraiser will offset the increased cost of propane and other utilities used by the Christian-based martial arts school.
Did Bruce Lee Die From Drinking Too Much Water?
Bruce Lee died on July 20, 1973 at the age of only 32 years old and the mystery surrounding his death has persisted for many years. A popular theory has been that he suffered brain swelling from a cerebral oedema. However, a new study has called all that into question and postulated a much different conclusion. In short, researches believe that he may have died from drinking too much water!
Cowboy Action Shooting: A Fun Sport & Martial Art
There is a particular sport and martial art that goes by many names and is very popular in the United States of America. It is called cowboy action shooting, or CAS for short. Another acronym it is known by is SASS because the highest governing body of the sport is known as the Single Action Shooting Society. As described by The Gun Digest Book of Cowboy Action Shooting: Guns · Gear · Tactics. by John Taffin, CAS has people practicing it use firearms that would have been seen as typical of the mid-to-late nineteenth century. This includes weapons like single-action revolvers, lever-action rifles, double-barreled shotguns (also known as coach guns or messenger's guns during cowboy times), and pump-action shotguns with external hammers like the Winchester 1897.
History of the modern martial art Combat Pistol Shooting and the El Presidente Combat Drill
Combat pistol shooting is a modern martial art that focuses on the use of a handgun as a defensive weapon. Like a lot of modern martial arts, it is practiced for self-defense, but it is also practiced in various different places as a sport in the form of practical shooting: a set of shoot sports that are governed in the United States by the United States Practical Shooting Association. British Commandos were some of the first to publish information on combat pistol shooting through a book called Shooting To Live With The One-Hand Gun. The book was published back in 1942 during the Second World War with the book being given out among combatants and to members of the civilian population. These techniques ended up getting adopted for training by the American Office of Strategic Services troops, helping US troops learn how to use their pistols in various different ways for self-defense.
LA Jiu Jitsu-Academy Turned into a Halloween Carnival
In Today's Kim's Adventure we're at a LA Jiu Jitsu Academy Turned Into a Halloween Carnival. The professor usually throws a party for his younger students around Halloween and as you can see it's standing room only. He's setup several carnival type game stations where the kids win every time. Look at the detail on that Jack Skellington, that was all hand made with love. My favorite station has got to be the one with the nerf guns. Ellie got the courage to mingle and was able to score some candy swag from the professor. Dylan got to finish up a few more games before all the kids sat down for the main event. I don't know what the official name for this final game is, but I call it fishing for random stuff. Overall all the kids had a great time, thank you DM Jiu Jitsu
More on American Gouging Duels and Brutal Fighting In The American South
Earlier, I wrote about a martial art called gouging which was basically a popular form of street fighting in the American South which combined old European martial arts, self-defense tactics, and even the use of basic weapons to defend one's self. I also mentioned how the martial art was occasionally used for duels until the duels fell out of fashion as deadlier weapons like revolvers and Bowie knives became popular, making such duels death sentences. A man named Elliot Gorn, however, pretty much wrote about & described how the duels for this particular martial art worked & - truth be told - were pretty graphic and it is pretty obvious how they fell out of favor. In fact, it is kind of amazing that such a form of street fighting was ever used for dueling & settling disputes to begin with.
Best Martial Arts Movies (Opinion)
If you love martial arts movies, you're in for a real treat with the selections highlighted in this article. They're just some of a wide selection of martial arts movies available to watch, from classic kung fu movies to modern-day action flicks.
Gouging: The Old-School American Street Fighting
There is a form of self-defense that formed as a form of fighting that was around back in the rural portions of the United States, mostly being popular during the late eighteenth century and early nineteenth century. However, this form of fighting has been around since the 1730s in the southern colonies of what was then the British Empire. While it was never practiced as an organized sport - since it was designed more as a rough form of self-defense or street fighting instead of focusing on having safe moves for sporting events - there would be some scheduled fights or 'duels' that would happen between people practicing this particular fighting style.
MCMAP: The Martial Art of American Marines
There is a martial art that was developed specifically for the United States Marine Corps called the Marine Corps Martial Arts Programs or MCMAP for short. This is an American hybrid martial art native to the United States but combines techniques from a bunch of different martial arts into one mean fighting style. MCMAP draws from several other martial arts including wrestling, judo, capoeira, sambo, boxing, Savate, kickboxing, Muay Thai, Taekwondo, Aikido, Hapkido, Jujutsu, Iaido, kickboxing, Kendo, Krav Maga, and Kobudo.
Small Circle Jujitsu: An American Martial Art
Wally Jay1999 Jujitsu America Convention in San Mateo, CA. When most people think about martial arts, they generally think of the different fighting styles that trace their origins back to some portion of Asia (like kung-fu, karate, and taekwondo) or Europe (like fencing and greek wrestling), and the Middle East (like Egyptian swordplay and the Ottoman combat sport Matrak). However, few people might think about the modern United States of America as the origin of various different useful forms of combat. However, various different martial arts can trace their origins to the United States of America and be pretty effective for teaching people how to protect themselves from aggressors.
"Opinion"Self-protection tips for women
I took martial arts classes for eight years, and although there were several trips to urgent care and one to the hospital, I am very grateful for everything I learned. I have always thought that every woman should at least know the basics to protect herself, so here are a few easy-to-use tips to help a woman stay safe.
Top Most Popular No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu Schools in Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Jiu Jitsu near me, Fort Bragg North Carolina
Looking for a Kids Jiu-Jitsu Program in the Fayetteville and Fort Bragg North Carolina Area? Look no further then Element Grappling-Brazilian Jiu Jitsu! We are a quick 2-3 minute drive from Post! We offer classes both Adult classes every and Kids classes during the week! Click on Schedule to view more! We pride ourselves on having excellent customer service, we will answer every phone call, text, email right away. We wont send you spam or annoy you to sign up. We offer a free week trial for our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes both to any adult and kid interested. No Obligation. On top of that we don't do contracts. That's right, no contracts! We are one of the only Martial Art/BJJ schools around this area that wont do contracts. We do month to month, and will cancel your membership, if you reach out via in person, text, call, email or social media right away, no questions asked! We don't charge drop in fees, so if you are traveling through Fort Bragg and Fayetteville stop by! For free! We love No-Gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Wrestling! That's all we care about! This isn't just a job for us, its a passion, and lifestyle. Click on Location for driving directions to and from Fort Bragg and Fayetteville. Whether you you a black belt rolling through or a beginner looking to learn about the style that made the Gracie Jiu Jitu system so popular stop on by Element Grappling-Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Wed love to have you!
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu builds confidence and strength
"The most significant victories are the ones we accomplish within ourselves." - Rorion Gracie. The primary goal of Full Charge Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is to help students gain confidence. When a student comes into the facility and begins learning the basic moves, confidence gets a boost. When a student decides to develop the skills of this martial art not only do they gain confidence, they learn discipline, they gain focus, they develop ethics and they find patience.
Hidden Heroes and the Spiritual Warriors Dwelling Among Us
When a local track athlete from Sullivan Central High School went to ETSU and ended up serving in Vietnam it brought more than the war home for the Blountville family. Harry "David" Collins developed and furthered his training and appreciation of martial arts while serving overseas.
Carolina Combat League 5-Local BJJ sports Event
We had a busy week competing at Carolina Combat League in Charlotte NC. The event was amazing! Element Grappling had the opportunity to compete not only in a white/blue belt tournament, but also a Quintet team series and 3 Super Fight matches as well! Our athletes that competed in the tournament both did exceptionally well pulling of some amazing submissions! We had two teams compete in the Quintet matches and both of our teams won via multiple Submissions, triangles, Kimuras, Heel hooks!