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Muay Thai in Media & Entertainment

Muay Thai

Muay Thai, a martial art from Thailand, is an exciting combative sport and self-defense system that is wildly popular. Also known as “The Art of 8 Limbs”, Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand, and its skills and strategies are often integrated into self-defense training programs. If you watch MMA fights or a new martial arts movie, you will likely see Muay Thai featured prominently. In this blog post, we highlight some of the areas of media where Muay Thai shines.

The Story of Shotokan

Karatedo Shotokan Image Source: Adobe Stock by sergiolnqueiroz

Shotokan Karate is the most well-known style of karate worldwide. It is a uniquely Japanese art that has a very interesting story regarding its origins and what we know as the art today. Shotokan karate has become one of the most practiced styles of karate, with millions of practitioners around the world. Read on to learn more about the history of this amazing style.

Martial Arts Weapon: The Staff

The bo, or staff, is one of the most iconic and important weapons in martial arts. The staff has aided mankind throughout history. In many countries, stories have been interwoven into their cultures, handed down over centuries through folklore and tales of triumphant warriors and this multipurpose implement. Read on to learn more about the staff in martial arts cultures from around the world!

The Origin and Global Spread of Krav Maga

Krav Maga is a martial art and self-defense system that was developed in Israel in the 1930s and 1940s. It has since spread worldwide as an effective fighting and self-defense methodology. Read on to learn more about the development, spread and continuing evolution of Krav Maga.