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Century Product Review: Cloth Elbow Pads

By Kevin Nevels   Today I’m reviewing the Cloth Elbow Pads from Century Martial Arts. This particular elbow pad is machine washable and made with knitted elastic and flexible foam padding. It’s not designed to go all-out in sparring, but is great for adding an extra layer of coverage during light training, which is just as critical!
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Century Product Review: Student Sparring Gear

Protective gear has certainly come a long since we humans first realized, “Huh, I’d better try to not break every bone in my body.” Today, you can find gear of all kinds for all sports, but the best gear for martial arts comes from Century Martial Arts, the world’s leading uniform and equipment manufacturer. Add 40+ years of experience, research, development and testing and you have an end product – actually, products – you can have confidence purchasing. The Student Sparring Headgear, Gloves and Boots are among them.
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I Watched the Original "Karate Kid" Movie for the First Time, and I Have Some Thoughts

  You may be wondering how I went through nearly 30 years of my life without ever watching a classic such as The Karate Kid. I will be totally honest with you – I don’t know. It falls into several genres I ordinarily like (underdog story, action, martial arts), and I’m also pretty sure that working in the martial arts industry without having seen it is tantamount to a fireable offense.
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9 Reasons Why Your Students Need to be Sparring

  "Should I let my students spar?” It’s a common question among martial arts school owners. Some balk at the idea. After all, sparring is – and is supposed to be – as close to a real fight as students get, without actually getting into one.  Instructors worry that students will have one bad experience in sparring and quit, or will simply be too intimidated at the idea of sparring to participate.
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7 Essential Pieces of Karate Sparring Gear

 
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From Obscurity to the Olympics: The Punok Story

  THE PUNOK STORY
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