Martial Art tends to be understood as a purely technical endeavor that encompasses sport, defense and fighting. To gain the full benefit of a martial art I believe it requires it be taken to a higher level, "art." Not the art we Westerners may perceive but rather the "art that is that which our Sensei" tend to believe.In a nutshell one must develop their abilities in a martial art but to take it to that "art" level means one must "polish" the discipline practiced.
The sport of boxing is often seen as in conflict with Mixed Martial Art's biggest promotion, the UFC, but in fact it is a fundamental art all UFC fighters must be familiar with to survive. While pure boxers have never fared well in ... Read Post
(Props: MiddleEasy via MMeh) Never in our life did we think we would witness a combat sports performance more embarrassing than Nick "Turbo Tax" Capes' dive against former NFL defensive end Ray Edwards last February. We were wrong. ... Read Post
Like any sport, making it to the highest level requires exceptional skill, hard work, intelligence and a focused mindset. In the sport of mixed martial arts, those fighting in the UFC demonstrate all the requirements, allowing them ... Read Post