Pueblo native Millie Martinez has spent the last eight years studying the martial art of taekwondo. She’s spent countless hours training, overcome a number of serious injuries and this past Tuesday, received her first-degree black belt at a ceremony at the YMCA of Pueblo. Not to mention, she’s done it all at 74 years old.
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ED CZERWINSKI was a young soldier fighting for his country in Vietnam in 1970 when he stepped on the landmine that almost ended his life. “A mine has shrapnel, like a grenade, and it just blows flesh away,” Mr Czerwinski, now 70, of Torrens Park, says.
By guest blogger Bradley Busch It sounds like a paradox – the idea that participating in aggressive sport can make people less aggressive. Yet this belief forms a core basis of many martial arts dating back thousands of years, and many famous practitioners (real and fictional) have preached the importance of self control.
The world famous Kung Fu nuns, who have biked thousands of miles through the Himalayas to protest human trafficking and bring attention to global warming, have set their sights on a new mission: helping Himalayan women fight off sexual attackers.