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Happy Mother's Day - Also Did You Know How Cool Donnie Yen's Mom Is?

  We all know Donnie Yen – martial artist, director, producer and actor extraordinaire. He played the title role in three Ip Man movies, doing a spectacular job depicting the man who would become Bruce Lee’s mentor. His character Chirrut Ȋmwe was a fan favorite in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. I could go on and on about how impeccably cool Yen is – but I won’t. Because this article isn’t about him. It’s about his mom.
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4 Martial Arts Shows to Binge-Watch During the Holiday Break

It’s almost the holidays! With days off from work and school, you’re probably looking at a bit of extra free time – so why not use it to binge-watch some martial arts TV shows? :D    
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12 Tips for Being the Perfect Training Partner

  I’ve trained in several martial arts (krav maga, muay thai, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, jeet kune do, kali) over a time period of eight or so years. For all their differences, they – and all martial arts – have one thing in common: partner training. There is no martial art where partner training doesn’t play a crucial role. So like it or not, you are going to have a major impact on the quality of training all your partners get.   
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Beating the White Belt Blues: A Beginner's Guide to Staying Motivated and Getting Better

  Being a white belt can be hard. You see your higher-ranked teammates trying cool moves you’ve never learned, and you face off during live rounds against those teammates and find yourself in over your head. It’s easy to get frustrated when the moves you practice daily seem harder for you than they do for your teammates. However, having the right attitude can vastly improve your experience on the mats to ensure you get the most out of every class -- and turn yourself into the person the newer students are looking up to as quickly as possible.
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Superstitions in Martial Arts

  Happy Friday the 13th! As we all know, if, on this day, you walk under a ladder while carrying a black cat and breaking a mirror, a madman in a ski mask will chase you with a machete. At least, that’s according to the traditional Friday the 13th superstition.
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The Top 7 Mental Benefits of Kung Fu Training

  If you look for a list of popular martial arts, chances are you’ll find kung fu holding a place in the top ten, if not higher. What is it about this art that draws so many people to train? 
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