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The Budokwai Centennial

January 26, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Budokwai, also known as GK House, by Gunji Koizumi in 1918. The...

Rebirth of the Ancient Sport of Sikaran

FILIPINOS, before the arrival of the Spaniards, had their own sports. Notable among these were, Patintero (no word in English) Tago Taguan (hide and...

The Origin of Sikaran

Sikaran is a contact sport, game, contest or tournament that uses both hands and feet to parry an attack by an opponent, normally a...

The Djurus of Pentjak Silat

Silat is a term generally used to define the indigenous arts of Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Southern Philippines, countries comprising a cast archipelago of...

Tai Chi Chuan

Speak to your friends who do Karate or Tae Kwon Do about Tai Chi Chuan and they will tell you it is a slow...

History of British JuJutsu

In this article we are going to take a look at the history of British JuJutsu outside of Edward W Barton-Wright. I want to introduce you...

Israeli Martial Arts – A Look Into History

Google the term Israeli martial arts and you get over 1.7 million pages. A quick glance at the Wikipedia entry will reveal two short lines...

History of Judo

The first known meeting of Kodokan judo and any American occurred in 1879, when President U.S. Grant was in Japan on a state visit...

Krav Maga Not Alone Anymore

Many of you who read www.realfighting.com are Krav Maga practitioners. Lately some of you may have been hearing about other Israeli martial arts systems...

The Art of Fighting: Muaythai

In today's world, with it's renewed interest in fighting arts, there is one sport and fighting art that has been used supremely in both...

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...

Systema Faith-Based Operating System

The Systema operating system as taught by Mikhail and Vladimir is a faith-based operating system. The process of giving up your ego-based personal power...

Introduction to Russian Martial Art

No rank, no rules, no pre-orchestrated movement, no limitations (except for the "Law of Nature"), Russian Martial Art is a system of education in...

To Defend And Survive: Martial Arts in Israel

In a nation where people live every day with the threat of terrorism and possible military attacks from bordering countries, Israel has long understood...

ACCS: Advanced Commando Combat System

Development of Military Martial Arts: Military Close Quarter Combat (CQB) Arts are very different from Civilian Martial Arts. Tracing the development of Military Martial Arts (Now also...

How Tae Kwon Do Won the West Part 1

Ike was in the White House and Elvis had just rocketed to rock 'n' roll prominence when a 24 year old, 3rd degree black...

How Tae Kwon Do Won the West Part 2

From 1970 to date, Tae Kwon Do experienced its most explosive growth in the Western world. It became arguably the most popular martial art...

Aikido and Conflict Management

The name, ai-ki-do, means roughly the way of unified or harmonized spirit. Unlike many other fighting arts, it is not a sport. In fact,...

Aikido Principles

You can't learn much about aikido just by reading. Many hours of practice and experiment are needed before the ideas presented here will have...

Characteristics of Koryu Jujitsu Techniques

The fierceness of the Japanese warrior and his fighting arts have fascinated Westerners since the West came into contact with Japan more than 450...