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.
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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.
MCKINNEY, TEXAS – For one hour, five days a week, Joey Bozik teaches kids to defend themselves against whatever’s holding them down. It’s the lesson that defines his life. “It’s my therapy,” he says, of Jiu Jitsu. “It really is.” Bozik came to the sport by way of Iraq.
MMA athlete Jamie Stephenson will return to the octagon for the first time in over three years – after a battle with cancer and a snapped ACL. The Bishop Auckland fighter last competed in May 2014 and it was around this time he started having breathing problems. But what he first thought was asthma turned out to be far more serious.