Browsing Archive: February, 2018

Ba-Gwa Double Palm Change

Posted by on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, In : Photography 


Sun Lu-tang, founder of Sun tai-chi, demonstrating the Ba-gwa double palm change.


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Mongolian Archers

Posted by on Friday, February 16, 2018, In : Art 


Illustration from a fourteenth century manuscript depicting Mongolian mounted archers.

Source: wikipedia.org
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Morihei Ueshiba

Posted by on Friday, February 16, 2018, In : Photography 



Morihei Ueshiba vai theaikidowarrior.com

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The Fleet of Ashikaga Takauji

Posted by on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, In : Art 


The Fleet of Ashikaga Takauji Sets Out for War, painted by Utagawa Yoshifuji c.1845.
 
Source: mfa.org

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Sam Langford vs. Joe Jeanette

Posted by on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, In : Photography 


Sam Langford vs. Joe Jeanette at Luna Park, Paris, France, in 1913. Langford and Jeanette fought each other a total of fourteen times with Langford winning eight of their contests, Jeanette winning two and the pair drawing four times.


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Edith Garrud - The Arrest

Posted by on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, In : Art 


A depiction of Edith Garrud called The Suffragette that Knew Jiu-Jitsu. The Arrest. The cartoon was drawn by Arthur Wallis Mills and Published in the UK in Punch Magazine, 6 June 1910.
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Krav Maga Paratroopers

Posted by on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, In : Photography 


Israeli paratroopers practicing krav maga (1955).

Source: 
wikipedia.org
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Kenwa Mabuni

Posted by on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, In : Photography 


Kenwa Mabuni founder of Shito-Ryu karate, photographed in 1938.

Source: 
wikipedia.org
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The Kenjyutsu Machi Dojo

Posted by on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, In : Photography 


Photo taken at the Kenjyutsu Machi dojo in Japan at the beginning of Meiji period (1870-1900).

Source: 
kendo-fik.org
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Wrestlers

Posted by on Monday, February 5, 2018, In : Art 


Wrestlers by Thomas Eakins (1899)

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Jigoro Kano & Kyuzo Mifune

Posted by on Friday, February 2, 2018, In : Photography 



The founder of judo Jigoro Kano (right) training with Kyuzo Mifune, who is widely considered to be one of the best technical judoka to have ever participated in the sport.

Source: 
wikipedia.org
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Mongol Warriors

Posted by on Thursday, February 1, 2018, In : Art 


Mongol warriors battling on horseback while attacking with the short bow.
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