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The World of Martial Arts

The World of Martial Arts

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Published by ABDO & Daughters .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports & Recreation - Martial Arts,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12500896M
    ISBN 10159928975X
    ISBN 109781599289755


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Martial art, any of various fighting sports or skills, mainly of East Asian origin, such as kung fu, judo, karate, and kendo. The primary unifying aspect of the East Asian martial arts, which sets them apart from other martial arts, is the influence of Daoism and Zen Buddhism.

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Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practiced for a number of reasons such as self-defense; military and law enforcement applications; competition; physical, mental and spiritual development; and entertainment or the preservation of a nation's intangible cultural heritage.

Although the term martial art has become associated with the fighting arts of East Asia, it. Kindhearted Bee, Shan Liang De Mi Feng, 善良的蜜蜂.

Chapter - You’re Truly Useless. Library of Heaven's Path. Heng Sao Tian Ya, 横扫天涯. Chapter - Entering the City of Collapsed Space Once More. Peerless Martial God. Jing Wu Hen, 净无痕. Chapter (END) - The End. World. The most priceless books and records on martial arts were also burned and lost. It was also during this period that, in order to preserve Chinese martial arts, President Chiang Kai-Shek ordered the establishment of the Nanking Central Guoshu Institute at Nanking in For this institute, many famous masters and practitioners were recruited.