martial arts

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Any physical and mental discipline based on self-defense, intended to achieve self-awareness and expression in movement; some Asian martial arts evolved from ritual dances, or exercises intended to relieve tension caused by hours of meditation

martial arts

Budo Health enhancement Any physical and mental discipline based on self-defense, intended to achieve self-awareness and expression in movement; some Asian MAs evolved from ritual dances, or exercises intended to relieve tension caused by hrs of meditation. See Aikido, Chi kung–qi gong, T'ai chi ch'uan.

Martial arts

Group of diverse activities originating from the ancient fighting techniques of the Orient.
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78) These changing social conditions would also see the transformation of the various bujutsu into budo, including kenjutsu into kendo.
Siame straipsnyje pristatomame tyrime apie IDKM nauda, efektyvuma bei priezastis, stabdancias sio mokymo budo igyvendinima, buvo taikoma kiekybinio ir kokybinio metodu sinteze bei interviu su IDKM mokytojais, mokyklos administracija ir mokiniais.
On this occasion, Mr George Budo, CEO of ASEC Cement, expressed his deep gratitude for the beginning of the new factory's production despite the challenges and difficulties coloring the economic atmosphere in Egypt.
The collaborative work of Richard Chun (9th Dan and one of the highest ranked masters of taekwondo in the world) and Doug Cook (6th Dan and a 2006 inductee into the Budo International Martial Arts Hall of Fame), "Taekwondo Black Belt Poomsae: Original Koryo and Koryo" is a profusely illustrated, 192 page instruction manual that provides the reader with an historical overview as well as a philosophy framework, technical elements for learning the basics, detailed instruction for becoming proficient in Koryo, as well as learning Original Koryo.
The text, which was originally published by scholars in 1982 in its original language, in a volume of the book 'Nihon budo taikei', includes quotes written by ancient Chinese military masters and is written in a formal kanbun style, a system that combines elements of Japanese and Chinese writing.
FOUR junior members from Wallsend's Bushido Judo Kwai travelled to Dumfries to compete in the International Budo Federation 2013 Judo and Sambo Scottish Open.
A number of them had known each other at King's College Budo, Uganda's oldest and most prestigious school (McGregor 2006).
To rezultatas--darbuose idiegty pletros idejy nustatymo metodikos originalumas, sekmingos sprendiniy grafinio vaizdavimo budo paieskos--akivaizdziai matomas ir aptariamo leidinio medziagoje.
Del dabartinio gamybos ir vartojimo budo kyla daugybe nudienos ekologiniu problemu, pavyzdziui, visuotinis atsilimas, gamtos istekliu nesumanus eikvojimas ir biologines ivairoves mazejimas.
The rural communities in the Local Government Area include: Afon, Igbo-Nla, Igbo-Aran, Oguntoyinbo, Otte-Oja, Aboto-Oja, Okeso, Ballah, Alapa, Laduba, Ogbondoroko, Olowu Oko, Lasoju, Igbo Aran, Eiyenkorin, Budo Egba, Ilaji Garuba, Idiapa Sadadi, Ago Oja, Ila Oja, Faje, Budo Are, Aladera Magaji, Akunyun and Elebute.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony of "Spirit of Budo," the exhibition focusing on the history of Japan's Martial Arts, organized by the Embassy of Japan in collaboration with the Pakistani National Council of the Arts, he said that the exhibition would reveal the brief history of Japanese martial arts from battlefield combat techniques called "Bujutsu" to popular sports to cultivate the spirit, called "Budo".