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Aikido Demonstration, 2013 Aikido (Japanese: 合気道, Hepburn: aikidō?) [aikiꜜdoː] is a modern Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba as a synthesis of his martial studies, philosophy, and religious beliefs. Aikido derives mainly from the martial art of Daitō-ryū Aiki-jūjutsu, but began to diverge from it in the late 1920s, partly due to Ueshiba's involvement with the Ōmoto-kyō religion. Ueshiba's senior students have different approaches to aikido, depending partly on when they studied with him. Etymology and basic philosophy[edit] The word "aikido" is formed of three kanji: 合 – ai – joining, unifying, combining, fitting気 – ki – spirit, energy, mood, morale道 – dō – way, path The term dō is also found in martial arts such as judo and kendo, and in various non-martial arts, such as Japanese calligraphy (shodō), flower arranging (kadō) and tea ceremony (chadō or sadō). History[edit] Initial development[edit] The art of Daitō-ryū is the primary technical influence on aikido. Ki[edit] Related:  feed your soul & spiritrecenter pages

Kenpō Kenpō (拳法?) is the name of several Japanese martial arts. The word kenpō is a Japanese translation of the Chinese word "quán fǎ". This term is also sometimes transliterated as "kempo", as a result of applying Traditional Hepburn romanization,[1] but failing to use a macron to indicate the long vowel. The generic nature of the term combined with its widespread, cross-cultural adoption in the martial arts community has led to many divergent definitions.[2] Characteristics[edit] Kenpo is firmly undogmatic, and as such its techniques vary depending upon the preference of the practitioner and the instructor. Kenpo is a system of self-defense. Okinawan Kenpo[edit] Some Okinawan martial arts groups use the term kenpō as an alternate name for their karate systems or for a distinct but related art within their association. American Kenpo[edit] Parker is the most prominent name in the Mitose lineage. See also[edit] References[edit] External links[edit] History of Kenpo Karate

Sexualité: le sexe tantrique, c’est quoi? Notre consultante permanente en sexologie répond à cette question d'une lectrice en expliquant comment le Tantrisme peut améliorer notre vie sexuelle et les liens avec notre partenaire. Par Cheryl Fraser, Ph. D. Question: Mon partenaire et moi avons entendu parler du sexe tantrique mais nous ne savons pas exactement de quoi il s’agit. Pouvez-vous nous indiquer par où commencer? Réponse: Tantrisme est un mot sanscrit qui signifie «tissé ensemble». Voici un premier exercice pour débuter avec la méthode tantrique. Pour passer au sexe tantrique, faites la même démarche sans les vêtements. Recentrez-vous L’horaire infernal de la vie moderne nous empêche souvent de nous arrêter et de nous concentrer intensément sur notre partenaire. Cheryl Fraser, Ph.D., est psychologue et sexothérapeute à Duncan en Colombie-Britannique. Tiré de: Best Health Magazine, Mars/Avril 2010

Terry McGinnis's Batsuit - DCAU Wiki: your fan made guide to the DC Animated Universe History This high-tech Batsuit was developed presumably to compensate for Bruce Wayne's advancing age and eventually passed on to Terry McGinnis when he became Gotham's new savior.[2] Despite being 30 years old,[3] its technology was so advanced that the Suit was still considered state of the art. The wide array of technology used to build the Suit is of unknown origin, exept for its servo-motors, which were supplied by Dr. Peter Corso.[4] Bruce combined and incorporated most of the features and concepts of previous costumes and other gadgets into this Suit, such as the flight capability of the Jet-Wing,[5] batarangs with auxiliary functions, grappling guns, bolas, and retractable claws,[6] among other things. The cowl was replaced with a full face mask and the bat chest symbol was changed again. Paraphernalia Sightings Batman Beyond The Zeta Project "Shadows" Feature films Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker Static Shock "Future Shock"

Tahtib Two men practicing Tahtib on an Ostraca, Ancient Egypt Tahtib (Egyptian Arabic: تحطيب taḥṭīb) is the Modern Egyptian term for a traditional form of Egyptian folk dance involving a wooden stick, also known as "stick dance" or "cane dance".[1] It is sometimes also described as a "stick-dancing game", or as a highly ritualized mock fight accompanied by music.[2] A "Nubian" form of tahtib is regularly performed for tourists in Aswan.[3] The stick[edit] The stick itself is about four feet in length and is called an Asa, Asaya or Assaya, or Nabboot. Performance[edit] Although the dance form originally started as male-only, there are women who perform dressed as men and dance with other women. Music[edit] The music used in Tahtib features the tahvol (bass drum) and mizmar (folk oboe). See also[edit] References[edit]

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List of muscles of the human body This is a table of muscles of the human anatomy. There are approximately 642 skeletal muscles within the typical human, and almost every muscle constitutes one part of a pair of identical bilateral muscles, found on both sides, resulting in approximately 320 pairs of muscles, as presented in this article. Nevertheless, the exact number is difficult to define because different sources group muscles differently, e.g. regarding what is defined as different parts of a single muscle or as several muscles. Examples range from 640 to 850.[1] The muscles of the human body can be categorized into a number of groups which include muscles relating to the head and neck, muscles of the torso or trunk, muscles of the upper limbs, and muscles of the lower limbs. The action refers to the action of each muscle from the standard anatomical position. These muscles are described using anatomical terminology. Head[edit] Scalp/Eyelid[edit] Extraocular muscles[edit] Intraocular[edit] Ear[edit] Nose[edit] Mouth[edit]

Shaolin Kung Fu Shaolin Kung Fu refers to a collection of Chinese martial arts that claim affiliation with the Shaolin Monastery. Internal and external arts[edit] Huang Zongxi described martial arts in terms of Shaolin or "external" arts versus Wudang or internal arts in 1669.[1] It has been since then that Shaolin has been popularly synonymous for what are considered the external Chinese martial arts, regardless of whether or not the particular style in question has any connection to the Shaolin Monastery. Some say that there is no differentiation between the so-called internal and external systems of the Chinese martial arts,[2][3] while other well-known teachers have expressed differing opinions. Those who practice Shaolinquan leap about with strength and force; people not proficient at this kind of training soon lose their breath and are exhausted. Origin[edit] Legend of Bodhidharma[edit] According to the Yì Jīn Jīng, History[edit] 1517 stele dedicated to Vajrapani's defeat of the Red Turban rebels.

People Can Draw Energy From Other People The Same Way Plants Do | Fact Rider A biological research team at Bielefeld University has made a groundbreaking discovery showing that plants can draw an alternative source of energy from other plants. This finding could also have a major impact on the future of bioenergy eventually providing the evidence to show that people draw energy from others in much the same way. Members of Professor Dr. Olaf Kruse’s biological research team have confirmed for the first time that a plant, the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, not only engages in photosynthesis, but also has an alternative source of energy: it can draw it from other plants. The research findings were released this week in the online journal Nature Communications published by the renowned journal Nature. Flowers need water and light to grow and people are no different. Plants engage in the photosynthesis of carbon dioxide, water, and light. Here are five energy tools to use to clear your space and prevent energy drains while releasing people’s energy:

master diagram of spinal nerves and muscles they innervate 700 × 464 - 461 × 405 - 1026 × 798 - 1299 × 1081 - 421 × 600 - 922 × 1200 - 200 × 180 - Southern Praying Mantis (martial art) Southern Praying Mantis (南派螳螂, which reads in Cantonese as Nam (South) Pai (Clan) Tong Long, translated as Praying Mantis) is a Chinese martial art native to the Hakka people (客家, in Cantonese read Ha Ka or Ha Ga, a reference to descendants of the Han Dynasty who later migrated south at a time of political unrest). The Hakka “Praying Mantis” style of fighting is completely unrelated to the Northern Praying Mantis style. In terms of history and techniques, Southern Praying Mantis is more closely associated with fellow Hakka styles such as the Dragon (龍形拳) or Bak Mei (白眉拳). Southern Praying Mantis places a heavy emphasis on close-range fighting. There are five main branches of Southern Praying Mantis: Chow Gar (周家; Chow family)Chu Gar (朱家; Chu family)Kwong Sai Jook Lum (江西竹林; JiangXi ZhuLin; Bamboo Forest)Iron Ox (鐵牛)Sifu K.S.Hsiung Thong Long Quet Tsot. This region, the original home to Southern Praying Mantis, covers a wide expanse in Southern China. Cheung eventually moved to Hong Kong.

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Jeet Kune Do Jeet Kune Do, also Jeet Kun Do, and abbreviated JKD, is an eclectic and hybrid martial art system and philosophy of life founded by the martial artist Bruce Lee[2] (1940-1973) 1960 with simple and direct, or straightforward, movements and non-classical style. Jeet Kune Do practitioners believe in minimal movements with maximum effects and extreme speed. The system works by using different "tools" for different situations, where the situations are divided into ranges, which is kicking, punching, trapping, and grappling, where we use techniques to flow smoothly between them. It is referred to as "a style without style" or "the art of fighting without fighting" as said by Lee himself. Unlike more traditional martial arts, Jeet Kune Do is not fixed or patterned, and is a philosophy with guiding thoughts. It was named for the concept of interception or attacking while one's opponent is about to attack. System and philosophy[edit] Lee's philosophy[edit] Principles[edit] Straight lead[edit]