Martial Arts Trivia
- The word 'martial' derives from the name of Mars, the Roman god of war.
- The word karate is a combination of two Japanese characters: kara, meaning empty, and te, meaning hand; thus, karate means "empty hand."
- An event of the ancient Olympics was Pankration — a combination of boxing and wrestling, in which the combatants were allowed to punch, though biting and gouging an opponent's eyes, nose, or mouth with fingernails was not allowed.
- Wing Chung is believed to be the only form of Kung Fu invented by a woman. Wing Chun is the original style Bruce Lee learned.
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