Martial Arts

8.29.18

Ten Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Kung Fu Master

"Monks train really hard, so they're able to tow a car with their penis."

6.20.18

Meet Australia's Deadliest Soldier

Paul Cale earned the nickname Killer Commando after strangling a Taliban leader with his bare hands.

5.25.18

The Secret Behind the Craziest Stunts in Action Movies

No Hollywood magic required.

3.11.18
5.31.17

Uru-Can, the Obscure Form of Martial Arts Created by the Brazilian Army

Created by the Paratroopers Armed Forces in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Uru-Can blends Karate, Taekwondo, Kung Fu, Judo and Jiu-Jitsu. There are approximately 500 people in the country who practice it.

5.30.17

Bruce Lee and the Art of Scientific Street Fighting

The recent uproar over an MMA fighter's beatdown of a tai chi practitioner is a virtual case study for Bruce Lee's emphasis on real world application of the fighting arts.

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5.10.17

Wushu Watch: Dojo Storming for a Better Tomorrow

The Chinese martial arts community is in uproar over the ten second knockout suffered by Taichi master, Wei Lei this week. We examine the grand history of challenge matches and how they have shaped the martial arts.

5.4.17

Japan Is Apparently Struggling to Meet Its Ninja Quota

One squad's manager says there's now a "ninja shortage" thanks to a boost in tourism.

3.2.17

A Glimpse Inside the World of Muslim Female Fighters

Instagrammer and kickboxer Sara Kawthar asks the question: "How far can we push the idea of what it means to be a strong woman?"

1.22.17

The Mixed Martial Philosophy of Donald J. Trump

A look at the 45th President's obsession with Sun Tzu and 'The Art of War.'

12.4.16

From North Wales To Rio: Talking Taekwondo With Olympian Jade Jones

Having become the UK’s first taekwondo gold medallist at London 2012 before winning once again at Rio, we chat to Jade Jones about her groundbreaking role in British martial arts.

10.21.16

Everything Is Awful, Let's Make Fun Of Sean Hannity's 'Street Martial Arts'

The most satisfying thing about all of this is that Sean-Jitsu is a bipartisan issue. Even his own side thinks that he’s full of shit.

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