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Chinese Wrestling Demonstration @ Anteater Recreation Center, University of California, Irvine

Chinese Wrestling Demonstration @ Anteater Recreation Center, University of California, Irvine

University of California, Irvine – Chinese Wrestling (Shuai Jiao) Demonstration @ Anteater Recreation Center On September 21, 2015 the ISMAA welcomed freshmen of 2015 with a demonstration of Chinese Wrestling.   We encouraged students to participate even with zero martial arts experience.  The students were amazed and

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Incredible Three Point Throws

Incredible Three Point Throws

 

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History and Guide of Shuai Jiao

History and Guide of Shuai Jiao

Throughout this style guide, you’ll see references to shuai jiao being a wrestling style. Not in the classical sense, however. Shuai jiao competition rules, which are basically thrown out in real fighting situations of course, indicate that for the most part if any part of the body

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The 6 Most Important Things Martial Arts Taught Me About Life

The 6 Most Important Things Martial Arts Taught Me About Life

But behind pop culture and the punches and kicks, there is a lot more to the martial arts than meets the eye. More than sport, fighting, or self-defense, the martial arts are first and foremost about life. About finding what is at the essence of your own

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7 Reasons Why Your Child Should Practice Martial Arts

7 Reasons Why Your Child Should Practice Martial Arts

This is the obvious reason kids should do martial arts in this day and age – to get active and moving. In case you haven’t noticed, we have an epidemic when it comes to our nation’s obesity problem. We’re also increasingly unfit in addition to being overweight.

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5 Tips for Successful Sparring in Martial Arts

5 Tips for Successful Sparring in Martial Arts

I have done muay Thai for more than ten years at this point in my life. During that time I have been exposed to the many different types of people that train in the art. From cooperate business people, soccer moms, college students, military personnel, to professional

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