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The True Meaning of Aiki in Aikido and Aikijujutsu, Part 1

The True Meaning of Aiki in Aikido and Aikijujutsu, Part 1

Aiki is a key component of aikido and aikijujutsu, two martial arts that have very different fighting philosophies. Journey back in time and find out how that came to be.
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Tribute to Darren Shahlavi, Co-Star of the Kickboxer Remake, Ip Man 2 and Mortal Kombat: Legacy

Tribute to Darren Shahlavi, Co-Star of the Kickboxer Remake, Ip Man 2 and Mortal Kombat: Legacy

To celebrate the life of Darren Shahlavi, who passed away on January 14, 2015, Black Belt is posting this article about the actor’s experiences making one of his best-known martial arts films.
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Filipino Martial Artist Showcased in Quirky Film Titled The Search for Weng Weng

Filipino Martial Artist Showcased in Quirky Film Titled The Search for Weng Weng

Andrew Leavold became obsessed with a Filipino action star named Weng Weng more than 20 years ago. This film is what resulted when he traveled to the Philippines to learn more about the karate and JKD practitioner.
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One of the Most Important Lessons of the Martial Arts Can Be Learned From Sumo

One of the Most Important Lessons of the Martial Arts Can Be Learned From Sumo

You may not have what it takes to be a sumotori, but you can still glean much from this most ancient of Japanese martial arts.
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Ring of Combat MMA Series to Hit a Milestone With Its 50th Event

Ring of Combat MMA Series to Hit a Milestone With Its 50th Event

As Ring of Combat prepares to host its 50th MMA event, Lou Neglia speaks about why his East Coast show has become known as the American Idol of MMA.
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Touching New Movie Examines Pencak Silat From a Female Perspective!

Touching New Movie Examines Pencak Silat From a Female Perspective!

Next up in Black Belt’s new entertainment blog: Yasmine, a unique film that follows a high-school girl in Brunei who sets out to learn the martial art of silat.
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Black Belt’s Wildly Popular Facebook Page — a Rational Response to 5 Recurring Comments

Black Belt’s Wildly Popular Facebook Page — a Rational Response to 5 Recurring Comments

With the phenomenal growth of Black Belt’s social media footprint has come an increasing number of people who propagate martial arts memes, and those memes may be holding back the progress of those who believe them.
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