Friday, May 29, 2009


Paul Walker uses mixed martial arts to raise his game in adventure sports. You can do the same, whatever your sport. Pick one of these disciplines and find the nearest dojo at, where you can search by ZIP code. --David Schipper

KARATE This East Asian discipline focuses on kicking, striking, and blocking with the hands, feet, arms, and legs. Useful in: Tennis, racquetball, and baseball

AIKIDO This Japanese art of self-defense uses body twists and throwing techniques to turn an attacker's momentum against him. Useful in: Football, soccer, and golf

JUDO The objective is to cleanly throw, pin, or master an opponent through pressure-point holds. Useful in: Wrestling and mountain climbing

KUNG FU Traced back to 1111 b.c., it's based on the fighting styles of animals (including the dragon, frog, horse, and snake). Useful in: Surfing, snowboarding, and skiing.

Source Citation:Schipper, David. "Combat training." Men's Health 20.8 (Oct 2005): 186. Military and Intelligence Database. Gale. BROWARD COUNTY LIBRARY. 29 May 2009
Gale Document Number:A142477207

Disclaimer:This information is not a tool for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional care.


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