76 year-old Meenakshiamma’s got the moves. She’s been practicing the ancient art of Kalarypayattu since she was 10 years old. It shows.
An organized effort to disrupt an English football game in Marseille with violence is making the headlines, not because fights never break out at soccer matches, but because the effort was an attempt to use violence as a sport. To make matters worse, the Russian offenders referred to the English as “girls.” Continue reading Insults in Marseille
Gaining physical strength and the ability to defend yourself are great reasons to begin a martial art and to stick with it, but the larger and farther-reaching benefit of committing to a martial art is the ability to gain and retain self-confidence. Early childhood is a great time to begin a martial art, but even adults can benefit from the discipline and commitment. Continue reading Martial Arts for Confidence