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  1. 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Taekwondo Legend Jhoon Rhee

    His career encompasses adversity, moviemaking, politics and Russia. Find out a few of the ways Jhoon Rhee has helped shape taekwondo around the world.
  2. Martial Arts Enlightenment: Why the Samurai Warriors Practiced Zen, Part 2

    What did masters of meditation in ancient Japan have to teach students of the sword? Plenty! Learn the historical connection between Zen and the samurai in this scholarly piece.
  3. Martial Arts Enlightenment: Why the Samurai Warriors Practiced Zen, Part 1

    If you've ever thought it odd that fearsome samurai warriors were governed by the gentle teachings of Zen, you need to read this post. Prepare to be enlightened!
  4. Jillian Michaels: How Martial Arts Took Her From Rock Bottom to The Biggest Loser!

    The former trainer on the NBC hit series The Biggest Loser talks about the pivotal role martial arts played in her rise to the top of the fitness world.
  5. How to Prepare to Defend Yourself Against Real Violence When You’ve Never Experienced It

    If you're a martial artist, chances are you already know the key to prepping your body and brain for self-defense on the street, but in case you don't, read this!
  6. Aikido Master Koichi Tohei Explains the Concept of Ki (Internal Energy)

    Journey back in time to 1962 and let Koichi Tohei, a student of Morihei Ueshiba and the man who would become Steven Seagal's aikido instructor, explain ki energy in terms anyone can understand.
  7. Best of the Best: Bill Wallace Picks the Top 10 Karate Fighters of the 20th Century

    You probably can guess some of the names on Superfoot's list — Joe Lewis, Chuck Norris, Mike Stone — but we doubt you can guess them all. Journey back in time to the era of karate tough!
  8. FMA 101: A Practical Primer on the Filipino Martial Arts

    Black Belt Hall of Famer Julius Melegrito can't teach you everything you need to know about FMA in one post, but he can give you a conceptual framework on which to build your skills.

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