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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