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Aikido’s Morihei Ueshiba | Classic Martial Arts Profiles

Monday, September 30th, 2013

This vintage 1968 article from the Black Belt archives takes you behind the walls of the hombu dojo of Morihei Ueshiba for an inside account of the master, his training methods and his philosophy.
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Posted in Aikido.

Classic Black Belt Article From 1967: Russia Prepares to Export Sambo (Part 3)

Monday, March 25th, 2013

In the conclusion of this story, the author discusses the rules of sambo competition, as well as the unique uniform practitioners wear and how it facilitates the use of certain techniques in matches.
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Posted in Sambo.

Ronda Rousey: MMA Fighter Shares Judo Info Regarding Arm Locks

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Born February 1, 1987, international judo champ Ronda Rousey has been called an “MMA powerhouse” by Black Belt magazine. Her judo info in terms of competition success would arguably qualify her as a “judo powerhouse,” as well. At the 2004 Olympics, the 17-year-old North Dakota native was the youngest judoka competing. She placed ninth, which
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Posted in Judo Videos.