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The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 16. How Boxing Prepares You For Fatherhood.

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 09.30.2015 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

There are a few moments in life when our mettle as men is tested. Getting into a fist fight is one. Having a baby is another. You can prepare for either of these, but until you go through it, you never really know how you will respond.

80-Year-Old Karate-Chopping Grandma Is Making The World A Better Place

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.31.2015 | Fifty

At 80, Helen Dugan could easily take down someone decades her junior. That's because the great-grandmother has been practicing karate for over 30 year...

Kids With Cancer Learn Martial Arts As A Way To Manage Stress, Pain, Anxiety

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 03.05.2015 | Good News

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — The young people who learn martial arts at a studio north of Detroit are not considered students. Their instructors use ...

Do Not Mess With This 7-Year-Old Black Belt

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 06.04.2014 | Parents

You would not want to cross this "young grasshopper" in a fight. In the video above, 7-year-old Mahiro shows off her skills in Shotokan, a style o...

10 Reasons Why I Practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Peggy Nolan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Peggy Nolan

My decade of 40 is nearing its end and it's been a great ten years of learning and growing. I got divorced. I battled breast cancer. I married the love of my life. I became a certified yoga teacher. I achieved both my first degree and second degree black belts in Muay Thai Kickboxing. When I turned 49, I asked, 'what's next?'

Making Sense of the Artur Davis Saga

Glen Browder | Posted 08.02.2012 | Politics
Glen Browder

The strange saga of Artur Davis took an even stranger turn this week when "Alabama's Obama" switched parties and hinted that he'll run as a Republican in Virginia.

The Leak: John McCain's Stopover In New Orleans

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The scandal this time is that there's no scandal. The leak John McCain should be addressing in New Orleans is the one at the 17th Street Canal Floodwall, the same one that was leaking before Katrina.