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LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Martial arts, Women's safety, Self defence, Kravmaga

Why Krav Maga is not just self-defence, but intelligent and pragmatic self-protection

Krav Maga works magnificently as an aid for women because it is an effective response to potential (or active) violence even when the attacker has physical advantage.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Pulp Pit  |  3-minute read
Martial arts, Films, Hollywood, Jackie Chan

Jackie Chan deserves our respect

He transformed the comedian into a full-fledged hero, with his trademark goofy do-gooder who incidentally was an expert in karate.

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Kerala, Martial arts, Kalaripayattu

Behind Kalaripayattu lies a searing tale of blood and fire

The warrior is ready for another combat, seemingly unfettered by the idea that he might suffer a grave injury on a show, performing to empty chairs.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Hollywood, Martial arts, Kung fu, Bruce Lee

How Bruce Lee democratised Kung Fu

He taught the world that martial arts are not just physical exercise but a philosophy to take life forward.

LIFE

 |  Patialawallah  |  3-minute read
Philosophy, Martial arts, Bruce Lee

Remembering Bruce Lee: Fighter, poet and philosopher

In the 32 years that he walked this earth, he left his mark on the entire world.

LIFE

 |  2-minute read
Cancer, T'ai chi, Martial arts

Why cancer patients should follow T'ai chi for rejuvenation

From lowering stress to strengthening muscles, the Chinese marital art can help patients overcome the side effects of chemotherapy.