Muay Thai, or Thai Boxing, can trace its roots back to the Siam Empire of Thailand
Hojojutsu, or Torinawajutsu, is the art of military torture and incarceration primarily used by police in feudal Japan. Hojojutsu utilizes techniques from jujutsu and is now taught mostly as part of a broader curriculum in some martial arts schools and is still taught to an extent to Japanese police. Beginning in 17th century Edo period,... Continue Reading →
Jujutsu is a Japanese style of martial arts known for its close combat and short sword techniques. Ju is translated to "gentle, soft, supple, flexible, pliable or yielding" as Justu is translated to "art" or "technique" which uses the opponents force against themselves. Jujutsu uses a short weapon or no weapon at all. This style... Continue Reading →
Taekwondo Taekwondo is a Korean martial art that specializes in fast kicking techniques like head-height kicks, jumping kicks and spinning kicks. At the end of World War II, a new martial arts school was formed, Kwan each school has their own unique styles. These schools opened in Seoul and were established by Korean martial artist... Continue Reading →
Shaolin Wushu (or Shaolin Kung Fu) is a style of martial arts dating back to the Wei Dynasty of China.
Imagine finding a calm peace state of mind, where you only listen to your breathing and all your worries seem to vanish. This slow, rhythmic meditative art is called Tai Chi.