• Baji quan Chinese Martial Arts

    Baji quan or the eight extreme boxing is also known as the open-door eight extreme boxing, which is one of the traditional Chinese boxing schools. The Baji quan is simple and plain. It consist of short and yet menacing moves which are forceful, powerful and abrupt and demands hard play in both attack and defence. Elbows are often used in straightforward way. The explosive powers generatedare stimulated through breathing which is articulate by two souns of "Heng" and "Ha". Powerful blows are delivered from elbows and shoulders in close combat against the opponent.
  • Baozhan Liu Master China

    (1861/1922) Master Bagua zhang (pakua chang) style
  • Battle axe Culture martial arts

    The axe is a manual tool or melee weapon in a shape of a flat peg with a wide blade. It is used for cutting, chopping etc. It is usually made out of steel and set on a wooden holder and, according to its usage, it is made in different shapes and sizes. here
  • Ibn Battutah Culture China

    As a Moroccan traveler, Ibn Battutah arrived in China in 1374. He was fascinated by his beauty and prosperity. In his travel notes, he described "the picturesque markets of Guangzhou, unmatched in other metropolises", and expressed his admiration for the city of hangzhou, "unique in the world." He was treated with deference: the Yuan government accompanied him on his travels to China and respected his Islamic customs of daily life.
  • Barton Williams Culture

    WHO'S WHO - Wright.He was tall and very strong man who loved martial arts
  • Bai Mei Culture

    (or Pak Mei) eyebrow boxing can be traced back to the Qing Dynasty Qianlong years more...
  • Banzuin Chobei Japanese Martial Arts

    bokken (1622/1651) Japanese leader of the Machi-Yakko of Edo. Respected by Bushido values. He opened in Akakusa as an employment office for the Ronins. He was assassinated in his bath. His life is at the origin of many theater performances.
  • Basics of teaching methodology martial art Martial Arts

    The phenomenon of expansion of various martial arts and sports across the world is of such intensity which is hard to explain even to psychologists, sociologists, different sports journalists and other professionals. (article by D.Stainko) Read more
  • Bertrand Lim Master

    Sifu Bertrand Lim started learning martial arts since the age of 6 years old. At 10 he had his first black belt in tae kwon do. From then on his journey in martial arts would blossom and now at 44 years young, he is one of the few Singaporean instructors in Singapore who is certified as Instructor by Ving Tsun Athletic Association VTAA(Hongkong) and a Direct student of Sifu Ip Ching. + More...
  • Bin Wu Master

    (1937 ) Born in Zhejiang province, graduated form the Wushu speciality of the sports faculty of Beijing in 1963. Master Wu is President of the technical commitee of the Whushu federation of Asia.

    Here with Jet Li
  • Binlou Wu Master

    (1898/1977 ) Master in Faziquan style Kung fu (rotating fist)

  • Bokken Japanese Martial Arts

    bokken木刀 (ぼ く と う) wooden training saber (which represents the Japanese sword Katana). He was replaced by the less dangerous Shinai for the assaults.
  • Bogu Japanese Martial Arts

    bogu防具(ぼうぐ)Assault Protection Kit Kendo. Now called Kendo-gu.
  • Bouddhism in Japan Culture

    History coming soon in english here
  • The Bô Japanese martial arts

    The Bô is a long stick that is still a popular weapon used by monks and police. The art of the Bo does not exist as a sporting discipline, and the only traces we keep of it are a few Katas. The possibilities of attacks which are not numerous occur chiefly in vertical or horizontal attack, and in spades, descending or ascending. The Bo was an effective weapon against an opponent equipped with a saber. L
  • Boxe spirit Taijiquan

    People in this world are possessed by many things. Some are possessed by money, others by love, by fame, revenge, power too.
  • Bunkai Japenese Terminology

    Application of Kata techniques
  • Bushido Japenese Terminology

    The way of the warrior