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
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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.
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Martial arts

Group of diverse activities originating from the ancient fighting techniques of the Orient.
Mentioned in: Qigong
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The Navy Combat Art Program was founded in 1941, due to the determination and persistence of Griffith Bailey Coale, a popular muralist who also served as a Lieutenant Commander during World War According to the Navy's History and Heritage Command, "Believing that war was imminent and recognizing the value of having competent artists present at the scene of history-making events, Coale convinced Navy commanders to send him and other artists into the field." From that point on, artists have been present in battlefields during many conflicts and wars.
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