The Genius of Roger Moore's On-Screen Combat Scenes
From The Saint to the James Bond franchise, the late Sir Roger Moore knew how to make the best of his moderate martial arts abilities. He also wrote extensively about self-defence for a children's book in 1966.
Gunnar Nelson: Fencing Without a Foil
Gunnar Nelson's bag of tricks on the feet is not as deep as many masterful strikers, but it has never needed to be. We examine Nelson's karate inspired use of distance, bursts, and punch-and-clutch to get the job done.
Finding Satori at the ‘Marble Factory’ – London's Historic Karate Dojo
Okinawan Karate-Do and martial enlightenment at the end of a South London back alley.
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?"
The Martial Arts Legacy of Tura Satana
B-movie legend Tura Satana initially took up karate and aikido to exact revenge upon her rapists. When that was taken care of, she used her skills to teach Elvis how to dance and change the course of cinematic history.
I Got Thrashed at Karate by UK Singer and All-Round Badass Anne-Marie
The ex-Rudimental singer is essentially a human pen knife – but way cooler – and I am in awe of her.
Justin Scoggins: A Different Kind of Kicker
Justin Scoggins might seem like just another side on, karate kicker but by combining Bill 'Superfoot' Wallace's holy trinity of lead leg kicks with aggressive wrestling Scoggins has become something altogether new.
The Sushi Chef: Hideo Kuribara
Welcome to Ushiwakamaru, a piece of Japan in Chelsea.
Thompson, Cerrone and Calderwood: The Best of Karate and Muay Thai in MMA
UFC Ottawa was a very good night of fights, especially if you like clinical striking.
Andy's Gloves: The Night that Andy Hug Became a Kickboxer
When karate superstar Andy Hug entered kickboxing with almost no experience taking punches, K-1 made the strange decision to match him against prolific knockout artist Branko Cikatic.
Justin Scoggins on MMA’s Striking Evolution
23-year-old karateka Justin Scoggins explains why traditional martial arts have been pivotal in the evolution of MMA striking.
The Female Taekwondo Fighters Of Kurdistan
Fightland travels to Erbil, Iraq to meet the Kurdish National Taekwondo team and learn how female fighters are finding a new voice in the region.