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Sheila Radziewicz Overcomes TAR Syndrome To Earn Black Belt

Tonic | Anne Driscoll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Right from the start, Sheila Radziewicz was a miracle baby. The girl born 32 years ago with a genetic disorder -- without arms or kneecaps -- wasn't s...

Mastery of Martial Arts in Sports and Life

Stacey Nemour | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacey Nemour

I have learned the hard way in my younger years about obsessing and trying to force things to happen. By doing this I unknowingly created resistance to what I would be trying to manifest.

ReelzChannel: Top 5 "We Own You" Movies

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Repo Men wasn't the first film to capitalize on our creeping anxiety that we may not be as autonomous we want to believe. From collared martial artist...

The Transforming Power of Martial Arts For Children

Stacey Nemour | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacey Nemour

After twenty years of teaching martial arts to students from age three to eighty, I have observed that the benefits to every age has been nothing less than astonishing!

Martial Arts: Finding the Perfect Style for You

Stacey Nemour | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacey Nemour

Finding the right style and teacher that fits exactly with where you are on your path, can require some research to help make an informed decision. Here are some suggestions that may inspire you.

Flexibility At Any Age

Stacey Nemour | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacey Nemour

Flexibility is key to working out at your highest level because it increases the range of motion in your sport or daily activity which burns more calories. Ninety-eight percent of injuries are due to a lack of flexibility.

HuffPost Review -- District 13: Ultimatum (2010)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

It's tough to recommend a film built upon the promise of world-class stunt work and eye-popping action scenes if it fails to deliver on both counts.

What is Tai Chi? More Than Just Martial Arts

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arthur Rosenfeld

Gilligan portrays the Chinese worldview of a sea of energy through which living things move, and in the process defines the Chinese bipolar cosmology ...

Chamball: Martial Arts Meets Dodgeball

Piers Fawkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Piers Fawkes

The primary object of ChamBall is depleting your opponent's points by hitting them with the ball anywhere except the elbows to fists and knees to feet. Blocking is essential to survival.

Small Women Big Men: Aikido As A Means For Reflection

Susan Harrow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Harrow

At the core taking care of myself is really about the development of heart. A heart that beats both alone in my body, and in rhythm with all beings.

Women in Hip-Hop: The B-girl Be Festival

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Lauri Lyons

When it comes to women in hip-hop, don't call it a comeback. Women have been here for years.

Herschel Walker: Martial Arts Star? (NEWS, INFO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Herschel Walker is starting a new career in mixed martial arts. The 47-year-old former NFL running back said Monday that he has sign...

Gaza Children Turn To Martial Arts In Reaction To Israeli Threat

Al Arabiya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Salih al-Masri, a skinny nine-year-old in a red martial arts uniform, grits his teeth as he stands barefoot on shards of broken glass and recalls his ...

Do You Feel the Energy of Life?

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Sensing energy is not the same as sensing the rough surface of a tree or the solid quality of an door; energy comes in more as realization, sometimes after the fact.

Ode to Kwai Chang Caine

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Arthur Rosenfeld

The Hollywood press and celebrity trackers everywhere are having a high time with the sad story of the late actor David Carradine's kung fu noir demise.

Quiet Teacher: Part Four

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

The final online installment of Arthur Rosenfeld's new novel, Quiet Teacher; a new thriller about the lives, loves, and action adventures of Dr. Xenon Pearl, neurosurgeon by day and vigilante by night.

Quiet Teacher (Part Three)

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

This may be the first time a major online newspaper has serialized a book as a pre-publication "tease" for the print edition.

Quiet Teacher

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Beginning with this post, I am bringing old and new media together in a fresh way. For the next number of entries, I will be posting the opening to my eighth and latest novel, Quiet Teacher.

MMA Legalization in the State of New York: The Facts, not Emotion, Speak for Themselves

Dr. Johnny Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Johnny Benjamin

In the state of New York, MMA (as governed by the unified rules) is an acceptable sporting activity.

Tai Chi for the New Year

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arthur Rosenfeld

Financial investments may disappear in a puff of smoke these days, but those made in our health and happiness keep paying dividends no matter what the financial or political climate.

I Interviewed Jillian Michaels and Lived to Tell

Leslie Goldman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Leslie Goldman

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to interview Jillian Micheals, a woman whose abs are sharp enough to shave my husband's face.