As it happens, we have expertise in various martial arts in our class.
What do you want to know about martial arts?
Did you realise you were doing basic aikido today? Does anyone know what aikido is?
I have posted some links for those of you studying martial arts as a topic.
aikido pics clips and info:
Of course, we now have a dreaded new flea weight wrestling champ. Perhaps judo might be an option for our wrestlers?
The other main Japanese art is Karate, which comes in many forms:
Of course, there is something mysterious and beautiful about the more ancient and deadly way of the samurai:
Not to be outdone, other countries have their own arts. China has tai chi chuan and different styles of kung fu. Perhaps it all began with the Shaolin monks:
Even the seemingly peaceful Indian culture has a martial style quite unique in itself:
Of course, all cultures probably had their own ways of fighting hand to hand. In our own beautiful country we have the fearsome Maori warrior tradition with beautiful but deadly hand made weapons: