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
- Provides AikidoKids www
Provides information on Aikido programs for kids worldwide. AikidoKids. Instructor directory, equipment suggestions, descriptions of training games, and curriculum ideas. AikidoKids.
- A Aikido FAQ www
A resource for Aikido information, FAQ, organized by category. Aikido FAQ.
- A zumZumzum www
A Capoeira resource of music, zumZumzum, videos and images. zumZumzum.
- Features Capoeira 10 www
Features history, 10, photos and links. Capoeira 10.
- 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.
- Features Christian Response www
Features articles on various aspects of eastern martial arts and how it relates to Christianity. Christian Response.
- Martial School of Chung Moo Doe, Framingham, MA www
Martial arts school in Framingham MA teaching the Grandmaster "Iron" Kim style of Chung Moo Doe. School of Chung Moo Doe, Framingham, MA.
- 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.
- Teaching Natural Motion Martial Arts www
Teaching a style called Broken Wing Kenpo, Motion Martial Arts, that has been designed specifically for the needs of the physically challenged, disabled and stroke survivors. Contains details about the instructor, programs, and contact information for this school in Scarborough, Maine, USA. Natural Motion Martial Arts.
- 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.
- Where The Tournament Site www
Where martial artists of all styles can find or list tournaments and seminars free. Tournament Site. Also a discussion board to discuss martial arts. The Tournament Site.
- Martial Irish Open International www
Martial arts tournament in Europe. Irish Open International.
- Alexa: Martial Arts Sports
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Martial Arts Sports
- DMOZ: Martial Arts Sports
dmoz.org Directory: Martial Arts Sports