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2012 London Olympics and Martial Arts
We're getting ready for the 2012 London Olympics. Check out these martial artists to watch for this year's games.
History of Judo in the Olympics
This is a brief history of Judo in the Olympics.
History of TaeKwonDo in the Olympics
TaeKwonDo is a relatively new sport in the summer Olympics, which began its journey in 1998.
Martial Artist to Carry Olympic Torch
Mitchell Allen at the young age of 18 has a lot to look forward to... none the least of which is getting to carry the Olympic Torch today!
Martial Arts and the Olympics
Martial Arts is a fairly new addition to the modern day Olympics. But that wasn’t always the case. In fact, the original premise of the Olympics was based on “martial” concepts.
Martial Arts Represents at Parade of Nations
Did you watch the opening ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics?
If you thought you saw Judo or Taekwondo a lot last night, you were correct. In fact, of the 204 countries that joined the Parade of Nations, 29 of them had flag bearers competing in either of those two sports. Find out informatio
Russia's Impressive Judo Showing in the Olympics
Can you imagine the pressure of competing on such a high level of the sport, in front of the leader of your country... where that leader is an avid practitioner?
Should Martial Arts be in the Olympics?
Awhile ago, I had gotten into a discussion with someone about if Martial Arts should be in the Olympics or not. Here are some of the thoughts. What do you think?
Taekwondo Changes Unveiled for 2012 Olympics
The Olympics feel like a long ways off but the groundwork for the global event have already been put into place. There will be some big changes for Taekwondo this coming summer.
Tai Chi in Olympics Opening Ceremony
In a spectacular opening ceremony for the 2008 Summer Olympics Games held in Beijing, China, a well choreographed Wu Shu Tai Chi performance was held.
Valerie Gotay - 2008 Olympics Judo Star Martial Arts Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Martial Arts Site Map
Valerie Gotay is one of three women participating in the 2008 Beijing Olympics Judo competitions and perhaps one of the most interesting backgrounds that exemplify the spirit of the Olympics.
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