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.
- Link The Capoeira's WebRing www
Link exchange for sites relative to the art. The Capoeira's WebRing.
- Personal Capoeira Cafe www
Personal page includes a forum, Cafe, photos, general history and information about the art, and related links. Capoeira Cafe.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Tournament Great Western Nationals www
Tournament in Carson City, Western Nationals, Nevada. Contains registration form, schedule, and contact information. Great Western Nationals.
- 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