- It’s very likely that there will be no Martial Arts News next Sunday. I’ll be away at a conference and I seriously doubt I’ll have time to crank it out!
- I’m not sure when I’ll get to the next TV recap of Lawman, either. Most likely after the conference so that too may be delayed.
- After I’m back expect a post about MartialSkill.com. I’ve been meaning to tie my reviews together in an expanded post. Once I’m back this is next on my to-do list!
Martial Arts News:
- Steven Seagal hits the UK like a load of wet noodles.
Although, judging by the size of him, I’d have thought water retention would have been a problem more worthy of addressing…
Lock, stock and bottom of the barrel
- Yet there seem to be some folks that like Lawman or they just choose to remain neutral.
If you’re going to get arrested anyway, why not get an autograph out of the deal? Tense situations resolve peacefully, economically, entertainingly.
- From NFL to MMA? All I can say is that I wish I had the money to make choices like that! (not that I’d ever in a million years enter a MMA tournament!)
Unlike many NFL players, who become somewhat sedentary after years of abuse in pro football Walker is still an impressive physical specimen… Though Walker has competed in mixed martial arts tournaments and is a sixth-degree black belt in tae kwon do, he’s only recently begun to train in MMA.
- Lesnar’s health is still shrouded in secrecy. Despite this, his coach says he will fight again.
“He will fight again. I know that it’s just a matter of the public finding out when soon enough,” he said.
- Ex WWE wrestler turned MMA fighter is found dead.
Tony Halme, who had a spell with the WWF in the mid-90s, passed away Saturday night at his home in Finland.
- A new Kung Fu School opens it’s door.
Bordelon began studying martial arts at age 10. At 17, he began teaching kung fu, a martial art that originated among ancient Chinese monks that was used both for wellness and defense.
- If you are into MMA then here are 10 predictions for 2010.
1. Rashad Evans will fight Quinton Jackson.
- Iraq shows its boxing potential.
Iraq has the potential to do well in international boxing once the country stabilises, said the country’s boxing chief on Saturday, after his team won three medals in a tournament in Pakistan.
- A new spin on my typical feel-good martial arts story.
There are other sports that instill some of the qualities in young people that judo does. But Judo Jay Drangeid says Doc’s Gym is doing something else that sets them apart. The gym has teamed up with the federal government to promote the 2010 census.
- A female karataka from India makes the UN calendar!
Asma Parveen, a karate trainer whose success story will feature on this year’s United Nations Population Fund calendar, has travelled to different parts of Bihar to train girls at camps organised by the government.
- Dang I feel old! George Foreman is 61! I bet he could still whoop the 57-year-old Steven Seagal!
George the elder supervises the management and training regimen of George III.
“He’s working me, and probably working me too much,” the father said with a laugh. “People my age are supposed to be able to retire and go fishing. Man, I miss fishing.
- Self-defense and the use of deadly force can be the proverbial sticky wicket!
Under self-defense, a person must have a reasonable believe that they or someone else is in immediate danger of death or great bodily harm.
- Taekwondo tourney comes to Minnesota.
Dozens of taekwondo competitors gathered at UMD’s Romano Gym on Saturday for the ninth annual North Shore Taekwondo Invitational.
- China cleans up in boxing competition!
China claimed four gold medals in the inaugural Benazir Bhutto International Boxing Championship that concluded Friday evening in the south Pakistani port city of Karachi, local media said Saturday.
- Mike Tyson is slated to host Monday Night Raw.
Heavyweight boxing legend Mike Tyson returns to the ring as he takes control of WWE® Monday Night Raw on January 11th…
- Speaking of “professional” wrestling, Hulk Hogan made his return last week.
Legendary wrestler, TNA Wrestling guru and recent divorcee, Hulk Hogan, has tipped his bandana to mixed martial arts, saying that he “learned a ton of stuff from MMA”
A warrior interested in living the code of the traditional Samurai should also view Horsemanship as a martial art to be mastered.
Think of your fitness as a martial art.
Should MMA be legalized in New York and other cities of the world? Check out these videos and leave your comments…
I am shocked that MMA is banned in New York and can only hope it is a matter of time before it is legalized. New York has such a rich history in boxing.
Yes sir, no ma’am , Mr,and Mrs seem like a thing of the past now.
Preparing to Sweat wants some comments on this video. Any Ba Gua Zhang folks out there who want to take on that challenge?
My last video features Mr. Tsai using his tactical pen to thrash some people in a warehouse.