Essays Tagged: "Martial Art"

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

Praying Mantis

EVERYTHING You ever wanted to know on the subject PRYAING MANTIS, including the Martial Art and Cultural Significance Excellent job!!praying mantis(Mantis Religiosa)ContentsIntrodu ... as no defense against pesticides which it ingests through its prey.Incidentally, there is a form of martial art called Praying Mantis Kung-FuPlease refer to the section entitles Praying Mantis Kung-Fu ... ily he came from but certainly his family was not wealthy. Wang Lang was famous for his passion for martial arts and was an outstanding person. He traveled a lot around the Empire Under Heaven (China) ...

(13 pages) 48 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is an essay illustrating the enculturation of a Brazillian sport/martial art, Capoeira, into a commercial society

Capoeira is a word that my spell-checker doesn't recognize. To say it is a martial art from Brazil would be a loose translation, for it is far more than that. Even the masters ... re than that. Even the masters of Capoeira who know it best would be hard pressed to choose between martial art, sport, game, dance, musical performance, ritual, or way of life. Just as there is debat ... ed from combat, and without the music, it would look like a choreographed fight between two skilled martial-artists. The ring of spectators influencing the course of the battle through their singing a ...

(8 pages) 57 0 4.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

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

Narritive Essay - The Will to Win/Martial Arts Story

ible challenge of athleticism and will. I was to compete in the 2003 National Championships for the martial art Tae Kwon Do. Sport Tae Kwon Do is a competition similar to boxing, only an impressive di ...

(2 pages) 48 1 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

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

This essay is about a hobby. I chose teakwondo. the essay discusses competition, history, and other aspects of the martial art. sources listed at bottom.

Get a Kick Out of Spare TimeSince I was very young, I had a strange fascination with martial arts. I would see actors in movies or on television doing something amazing, and want to be ... something amazing, and want to be just like them. Three years ago, I decided to look into joining a martial arts class, so I asked around and found out that there were two different choices within a r ... of the two classes because I knew a few people who were involved there.Taekwondo (TKD) is a Korean martial art that means "the way of the hand and foot." As it is known today, Taekwondo evolved from ...

(4 pages) 49 0 4.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Benefits of Taekwondo

There are many forms of martial arts around the world. Only a few are as popular as the Korean art of Taekwondo. It attracts ...

(1 pages) 2667 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports