Äntligen är sidan Träna Kampsport på fötterna igen. Denna gång ska sidan inte bara sitta, utan den ska springa. Det finns en hel uppsjö kampsportstilar där ute och det kan rent utsagt vara bedrövligt att navigera genom denna djungel för att hitta en stil som passar en själv.
Strange uniforms, weird bowing, mystical movements with lethal potential, alien terminology and hierarchy have become incredibly unhip in today’s martial arts world, where MMA is king. But modern martial arts have an unexpected amount to learn from traditional budo. Here we look at what Budo and the 7-5-3 code of contemporary Bushido can bring to the modern warrior.
Last week it was announced that superstar and dominant Judoka, Shohei Ono, would retire. He is going to focus on coaching, which, considering his nearly flawless career, is an understandable step. Here we look back at his career.
A classic work when it comes to strategy and warfare is Sun Tzu’s The Art of War, which has found application outside of the field of combat. Business executives and politicians refer to it. After that, Von Clausewitz’s On War is taken to be a classic of combat strategy. Another, perhaps less well-known work, is Yamamoto Kansuke’s Secrets of the Japanese Art of Warfare.
Efter två års frånvaro är nu Kampsportsfestivalen tillbaka – som vanligt på plats i Stockholmsmässan i Älvsjö. Årets uppsättning kommer innehålla fler tävlingar än förr – eller vad sägs om Nordic open i wushu kung fu, ett Stockholmsderby i BJJ, samt SM i både submission wrestling och kendo? Dessutom så kommer du ha chans att pröva på och se uppvisningar i iaido, jodo, naginata, judo och taekwondo.
As ONE Championship continues its prime-time broadcast on Amazon Prime, decorated champion Reinier de Ridder puts his title on the line as he faces Anatoly Malykhin. We spoke to him ahead of the event, which takes place on Friday, December 2nd in Manila.
Martial arts are not about violence – they are about skills, virtue, and personal development. They stem from ethical codes attached to a martial craft because warriors know that when it comes to matters of life and death, ethics are key. Judo is a martial art that has developed a strong moral code.
One of the most effective submission techniques in martial arts is known as the “Kimura.” In this article, we delve into the history of the name and discuss the roots of the lock within Judo.
In this magazine, we have covered the history of various martial arts, but over time we will be delving deeper into the history and philosophy of Judo. This is the first piece into the history of one of the world’s most practised martial arts.
A legend of the martial arts community has passed away. “Judo” Gene LeBell (1932-2022) was a sensei, stuntman, wrestler, and “The Godfather of Grappling.” He will be sorely missed by many.