Hoping to finally get that black belt this year? Looking to become fitter & healthier? Or have you simply vowed to make 2018 your best and most accomplished year yet? If you’ve got your eyes set on some goals, chances are that this isn’t the first time you’ve done so. That said, like many others, you may also have fallen short in achieving some of your resolutions in the past, leaving you feeling a bit jaded and skeptical about your ability to follow through.
When we first came across ‘The Last Masters’, a blog focused on sharing information and insights about martial arts in China – from Taiji, Kung Fu to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), we were instantly hooked. As we dig deeper, we found out that the man behind the blog, Sascha Matuszak, has been travelling around China to meet as many Kung Fu masters and practitioners as he can as a part of his documentary film, ‘The New Masters’.
While the legalities of self-defense may vary considerably between different countries, the notion of protecting yourself and your home is a universal one.
Strawweight, welterweight, heavyweight champion ... it seems like there are lots of boxing titles out there. Did you ever wonder where these came from? The titles are derived from the different weight classes and sanctioning bodies within the sport. Here is what it all means.