Essays Tagged: "Martial arts"

Martial Arts in China

To follow is my report on martial arts in Asia. This a very interesting subject, anda very good report. It will describe marti ... a very interesting subject, anda very good report. It will describe martial arts and some types of martial arts. It willalso say where they originated from.The term 'martial arts' is a general term u ... ated from.The term 'martial arts' is a general term used to describe general types offighting. Most martial arts practised today came from China, Japan, and Korea.There are hundreds of types of martia ...

(1 pages) 68 0 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Zen in the Influence of Zen Buddhism on Samurai warriors

tea. During the Kamakura period of Japan, another area of culture began to be affected by Zen; the martial arts of the samurai class.Somewhere along the line, the samurai realized the ease with which ...

(1 pages) 115 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Shim Gum Do - a Buddhist practice of using martial arts as a form of Zen.

onstrated than by Shim Gum Do practices. Shim Gum Do is a Buddhist practice that employs the use of martial arts as a form of Zen. Meditation is commonly identified with stillness and martial arts wit ... nder of the practice, Master Chang Sik Kim, did almost 40 years ago. The doctrines and practices of martial arts Zen are the product of multicultural influences and a long, rich history that has recen ...

(8 pages) 117 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Bruce Lee and the martial art Jeet Kune Do

Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune DoBruce Lee developed his form of the martial arts to be as effective as possible. It's goal was simplicity. As Bruce himself once said, " ... k kick, spin back kick, and knee thrust. In comparison to many other forms of kung fu and with most martial arts, there's not a whole lot. But, once again there's a great deal of time which can be put ... ee 144]. To correctly size things up, footwork is truly everything in Jeet Kune Do. It provides the martial artist with a means of finding a target and a means to avoid being a target [BIG JKD article ...

(3 pages) 47 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Dreamer Essay. The similarities between MLK and Chaym Smith in the Novel Dreamer by Charles Johnson.

tellectual voracity, widely read in both Eastern and Western philosophy, proficient in Sanskrit and martial arts, and a talented painter. But where King is deeply spiritual, Smith is a cynic; Where Ki ...

(3 pages) 26 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

History of Hapkido

not reach very far back in time, although it does have links with Korea's Buldo moo sool (Buddhist martial arts). The modern resurrection of the art is due to a man named Yong Shul Choi. In 1910 Choi ... one of the most well rounded fighting styles of Korea.Hapkido is a much more modern and scientific martial art than many of the arts today. It has taken influences heavily from the striking of Taekwo ...

(1 pages) 35 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

The Code Of The Samurai

kill him. Samurai also needed great discipline to be successful. They have to practice the Japanese martial arts of Kendo and Ju-Jitsu. Kendo is like the Japanese version of fencing in which the perso ... inai (Bamboo Sword) and wears armor, then practices by dueling others. Ju-Jitsu is the hand-to-hand martial art of the samurai. The person uses the opponents weight and height to their advantage in co ...

(2 pages) 64 0 1.5 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

WU-TANG: shaolin style!! Part 2. This is a very short story abaut an induvidual who mastered the art of the wu-tang sword.

ncient times, the Shaolin monastery was a home for righteous monks to study Buddhism and master the martial arts for both physical and mental discipline. They studied the mannerism of reptiles and oth ... an, and child from the evil Manchus.Long ago, one young warrior advanced through all 35 chambers of martial arts. When a student mastered a chamber, he was given a gold tooth; this disciple's smile di ...

(2 pages) 24 1 4.1 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Feminism and Cheerleading

any people think that in order to be a feminist, you have to be involved in guy things. Basketball, martial arts, you name it. Staying home and raising kids are out. And having a career is a must. Wea ...

(1 pages) 24 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Narrative essay: No guts no glory, My karate tournament.

If there is one thing I love it is martial arts. I have always been amazed by martial arts movies and hand to hand combat. Even as a ... passion and give me some of my most unforgettable memoriesI have always been somewhat active in martial arts, but I got very serious when I reached my first duty station Okinawa. Just as I was lo ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Chinese Culture's Influence in Martial Arts

Throughout ancient history, martial arts has occupied an important part in Chinese culture. Developed by an Indian monk named Bo ... n important part in Chinese culture. Developed by an Indian monk named Bodhidharma, the practice of martial arts, known as wushu, it is one the earliest sports and has lasted throughout China's develo ... neration, as well as codes of conduct and historical facts. These have all helped people understand martial arts and its purpose. Though literature provided many good contributions, it also had its ne ...

(4 pages) 91 1 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Hero Movie Review

against each other. As this 1st tale is told u realize the beauty and flowing perfection of all the martial arts scenes. But the thing that sets this movie apart from anything I have ever seen is the ...

(2 pages) 364 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Alexei Sale Monloulogue

generally, there is a lack of intelligence in cake shop workers, and the various pretensions of the martial arts.The piece takes the form of a story, a lecture even which is thrust upon you by a man i ... ng Scouser does not seem right, but in doing this he breaks the bounds of stereotypes, and it works.Martial arts, is another key thing that is being laughed at in this text. The idea that martial arts ...

(2 pages) 243 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fighting

(1 pages) 463 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Chinese Cinderella and the secret dragon society

an when I was kicked out of my home by my step-mum after she abused me. Luckily I was taken in by a martial arts academy (the Dragon society of Wandering Knights). I had their card from when I had see ... ts). I had their card from when I had seen them perform in the town plaza. They were amazing.At the martial Arts Academy there was the teacher Grandma Wu, and three boys who had little or no family le ...

(5 pages) 20 0 4.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Shadow Moon... 2 Great Authors, One Confussing Boo

a skilled Daikini swordsman), Bastian (an eagle), Khory (also good with a sword but also skilled in martial arts), Rool ( Thorn's miniture archer friend who's race are called Brownies), Franjean (also ...

(5 pages) 971 0 4.4 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Groups

One group that I belong to is the Tew Ryu Martial Center. This group consists of approximately forty members. This group meets at regularly sc ... lationships in this group are superficial and there is very little mutual understanding.The Tew Ryu Martial Center is relatively small and each member interacts on a level of personal intimacy. The gr ... es and norms. We have established social roles and statuses. Tew Ryu is a primary group.The Tew Ryu Martial Center would be placed approximately at 2. This group achieves that ranking due to the fulfi ...

(1 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Fitness

ng, Cycling, Running, Walking.c. Flexibility Gymnastics, Dancing, Ballet, Stretching, Yoga, Martial Arts.3. Why is it important for people of all ages to keep fit? It is important for ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Bruce Lee-Assertiveness

tiveness a great deal and it helped define him as a person. For example as Lee's celebrity grew his martial arts prowess often brought on unprovoked conflicts a number of street thugs, stunt men and m ... taunted by one of the film extras. The extra claimed as he yelled that Lee was "a movie star, not a martial artist," that he "wasn't much of a fighter." After the barrage of taunts persisted Lee asked ...

(2 pages) 714 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Bruce Lee

tiveness a great deal and it helped define him as a person. For example as Lee's celebrity grew his martial arts prowess often brought on unprovoked conflicts a number of street thugs, stunt men and m ... taunted by one of the film extras. The extra claimed as he yelled that Lee was "a movie star, not a martial artist," that he "wasn't much of a fighter." After the barrage of taunts persisted Lee asked ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays