Category: Martial Arts Festivals

50 Year Anniversary Celebration of ATA

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomed ATA Martial Arts last week, the world’s largest organization dedicated to teaching martial arts to all ages. ATA Martial Arts held its annual Worlds event July 8 to 14 in Little Rock, Arkansas. With over 1200 affiliated schools world wide, ATA estimates nearly 20,000 including visitors from most…

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Indonesian Manggarai People Maintain Tradition With CACI Martial Art.

With bright colours flashing in the sunlight and fighters lunging at each other holding long, looping whips, martial arts fighters in Indonesia dueled during a traditional festival earlier this year. Cheered by spectators, the martial art practised by the Manggarai people from southern Indonesia involves two men wearing masks and wielding shields and whips made…

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DRAGONFEST Wraps Up Today

Dragonfest is the martial arts version of San Diego’s ComicCon. This two-day event is a place to see movie stars from Big Trouble in Little China, Best of the Best, the Karate Kid, Avator: The Last Airbender and more. The event wraps up today with workout seminars from martial arts icons. Classes with Benny “the jet” Urquidez, Don…

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