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Discussion in 'General Martial Arts Discussion' started by arnisador, Feb 24, 2007.

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    Martial Arts for Seniors (from the WSJ).

    Kicking From the Hip

    Why the 'hard' martial arts—karate, judo and others—are attracting older students


    I'm not sure 'akido' (sic) is a hard art, but in general, good for them for starting in their 50s and 60s!
     
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    Cage fighter 'ripped out heart of training partner'.

    Cage fighter 'ripped out heart of training partner'


    A US cage fighter ripped out the heart of his training partner while he was still alive after becoming convinced he was possessed by the devil.


     
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    Family outraged MMA fighter accused of murder is released

     
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    Karate Instructor Accused of Molesting Student.

    Longmont High teacher, karate instructor arrested on suspicion of sex assault

     
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    Japan's sumo scandal

    Caught off-balance
    Yet another scandal, this time about gambling, prompts a clean-up of the sport

     
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    Shaolin Temple's real kick is inner peace

    Closely aligned with the temple in China, the shrine in Sherman Oaks focuses on philosophy and meditation.

     
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    Man issues his own brand of martial law

     
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    Exporting Broadway

    The business of sending musicals abroad has never been bigger—Disney has brought in more than $2 billion overseas from 'The Lion King' alone. But navigating the global stage can be tricky. Why Germans love 'Tarzan' and 'Fiddler' is big in Japan.



     
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    Banned and beaten by the Taliban, Judo instructor teaches troops in Afghanistan.

    Banned by Taliban, Judo instructor teaches troops

     
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    Still Wrestling Competitively at 59.

    This guy was the wrestling coach at my college until it was canceled last year for financial reasons. I know him but have never worked out with him, though I did study with the BJJ instructor mentioned in the article:

    HUGHES, NEWS & VIEWS: Greg Archer still hitting the mats


     
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    Busted Russian Spy Wants Old Life Back

     
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    From the NY Times.

    Tai Chi Reported to Ease Fibromyalgia

    Acupuncture, Real or Fake, Eases Pain

     
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    Cleaning Up Sumo

    A story on how gambling, cultural changes, and the influx of foreigners in the sport are challenges to Sumo. It also discusses how the sport is tied in to Shintoism. Unfortunately the whole article isn't available freely online. Here are some images from a recent issue:
    http://www.time.com/time/photogallery/0,29307,2009867,00.html

     
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    Christian Science Monitor photos of the day



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    Mighty Mite Sumo Wrestlers Strain to Lift Dying Sport

     
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