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.
- Features Capoeira 10 www
Features history, 10, photos and links. Capoeira 10.
- Ezine Agogô www
Ezine with a Dutch focus. Agogô. Includes a sample of archived articles, school directory, events agenda, and photos. Agogô.
- 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.
- 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.
- General Oom Yung Doe www
General information on style and schools. Yung Doe. [Seattle, WA] Oom Yung Doe.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Tournament Young Adult Warriors Karate Tournament www
Tournament information for an event in Broken Arrow, Adult Warriors Karate Tournament, Oklahoma. Young Adult Warriors Karate Tournament.
- Alexa: Martial Arts Sports
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Martial Arts Sports
- DMOZ: Martial Arts Sports
dmoz.org Directory: Martial Arts Sports