Martial Arts is a term that is used for various forms of combat, self defense, and sport combat. This can include both unarmed and armed. Although many think of the Eastern disciplines when you hear the words Martial Arts, it really includes all forms of combat from many regions of the world. For example, Fencing and Boxing would be a martial arts from the West. Although Martial Arts is listed under the Sports section, it is much more and many disciplines are used for recreation, health-fitness, military training, spirituality, and of course self defense to name a few. Martial Arts Sports.
Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a variety of reasons: as self-defense, military and law enforcement applications; as competition, physical fitness, mental and spiritual development; as well as entertainment and the preservation of a nation's intangible cultural heritage . (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a number of reasons: as self-defense, military and law enforcement applications, mental and spiritual development; as well as entertainment and the preservation of a nation's intangible cultural heritage.
- Martial arts Category
- Mental training
- Combat sports
- Performing arts
- Individual sports
- A Aikido FAQ www
A resource for Aikido information, FAQ, organized by category. Aikido FAQ.
- Provides AikidoKids www
Provides information on Aikido programs for kids worldwide. AikidoKids. Instructor directory, equipment suggestions, descriptions of training games, and curriculum ideas. AikidoKids.
- Contains CapoEuropa www
Contains information and links to events throughout Europe. CapoEuropa.
- Website Capoeira Beija-Flor www
Website made with Flash. Beija-Flor. Includes songs, videos and artwork. Capoeira Beija-Flor.
- Features Christian Response www
Features articles on various aspects of eastern martial arts and how it relates to Christianity. Christian Response.
- Features The Christian Martial Arts Network www
Features links to associations, Christian Martial Arts Network, schools, and web resources. News, media, and sales of books also included. The Christian Martial Arts Network.
- National School of Oom Yung Do www
National USA organization for the style. Oom Yung Do. Contains school directory, biography of the founder, articles, and information in the system. School of Oom Yung Do.
- Teaches School of Mind and Body Harmony www
Teaches the Oom Yung Doe Grand master Iron Kim style. Mind and Body Harmony. Benefits, programs, schedule, instructors, style origins, events and links. [Stoneham, MA] School of Mind and Body Harmony.
- Several FightingArts.com - Martial Arts and the Disabled www
Several articles on teaching, Martial Arts and the Disabled, personal experiences and techniques. FightingArts.com - Martial Arts and the Disabled.
- A International Disabled Self Defense Association www
A non-profit organization which features news, Disabled Self Defense Association, events, FAQs, seminars, links, products, and contact information. International Disabled Self Defense Association.
- Traditional Ozawa Memorial and Traditional Karate Tournament International www
Traditional tournament for martial artists to participate in and masters to provide demonstrations. Ozawa Memorial and Traditional Karate Tournament International.
- World US Open Martial Arts www
World Karate tournament held in Orlando, Open Martial Arts, Florida. Breaking, self-defense, musical forms, weapon forms, traditional forms, open forms, point fighting, and continuous fighting. US Open Martial Arts.
- Alexa: Martial Arts Sports
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Martial Arts Sports
- DMOZ: Martial Arts Sports
dmoz.org Directory: Martial Arts Sports