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David Stainko

David Stainko
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Croatian David Stainko is a Physical Education teacher, counselor for martial arts skills, and Master of Kinesiology. He has studies and ranked in numerous martial arts, is a federal judge for boxing, karate (WUKO). tae kwon do (ITF) and international judge for kick- boxing and savate boxing.

History of the Sai

Sai is a metal weapon and belongs to a type of dagger which is usually used in pairs, each hand using one. It is...

CHI – Life Energy or Inner Energy

By examining the history of various peoples around the world, we often stumble upon the concept of energy which resides in the body and...

Typical Martial Arts Injuries

A sports injury in the narrow sense of meaning signifies the injury typical of a particular sports activity or a certain sport, according to...

Jump Kicks

Jump kicks are one of the most popular martial arts techniques. Various martial arts experts agree that these kicks are one of the most...

The Importance of Martial Arts Training and Competition

Man has been a part of fighting and battles since the beginning of man. His movements are natural- atavistic reactions similar to those of...

How Martial Arts Helps Flat Feet

Flat Feet – Pes Planus A Flat or lowered foot is commonly seen in small children. According to the research, 55% of children from the...

Protective Equipment: Mouthguards

Orofacial injuries are very common and are a result of afflictions of many types. Except in traffic accidents, fights, unfortunate incidents, occupational accidents, injuries...

Martial Arts and the Knowledge of Self-Defense

The origins of self-defense have their roots in the most basic forms of fighting which have developed throughout the world, independently from one another....

Sanchin Kata

Kata (exercises or forms) are performed in many styles of martial arts. With the help of these particular forms of exercise, many diverse techniques...

How To Use And Control Two Weapons Simultaneously

In the long history of humankind, weapons had one of the most significant roles in the development of man. From the very beginning of...

How To Use Martial Arts To Overcome Depression

Depression is as old as humankind, and is one of the oldest described diseases in the history of medicine. World Health Organization predictions suggest...

History of the Nunchaku

To explaining the origin of the nunchaku, we must look at different historical paths including ancient history and old stories and tales. With the...

Martial Arts as a Topic in Sculpture and Painting

The human figure in motion offered extraordinary possibilities and inspiration to artists throughout centuries. By the human body performing certain martial arts movements, it...

La Canne – French Stick Fighting

The skill of stick fighting and the use of sticks as handy weapons dates back to the beginning of mankind. The stick gained an advantage over...

Edward William Barton-Wright and Bartitsu

He was born Edward William Wright on November 8, 1860 in Bangalore, India, the third of six children of railway engineer William Barton Wright...

Martial Arts Exercises Good for Asthma Patients

Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases of the airways of the lungs. In developed countries it affects 7- 10 % of population, and it has got...

Sensei – The Origin and Meaning Word

In various martial arts there are different names for the titles of some master ranks In the following text I am going to mention...

KATA – An Important Part of Martial Arts

Kata is a form of unique obligatory exercises involving a series of hand and foot techniques, of punches and kicks, connected by certain movements,...

KIAI – The Powerful Shout

KIAI - ( Exhale - the strong shout ) KI ( chi ) – inner energy AI – uniting, joining Kiai is the consequence of a special...

David Stainko

David Stainko, the Master of Kinesiology and senior organizer of kinesiological recreation was born in Rijeka, Croatia in 1962. There he attended the primary...