Traditional martial arts Wushu Sanda to turn professional

Representatives of Chinese Sanda fighters participate Wednesday’s news conference. [Photo provided for] One-to-one unarmed combat Wushu Sanda will turn professional next year as the nation’s Wushu sport administrator announced the first professional league will be unveiled in January in Beijing on Wednesday. “World of Sanda”, China’s Wushu Sanda Pro League, will select the nation’s […]

Kayyali brothers win Jiu-Jitsu World Children’s Cup

  AMMAN – Three ambitious brothers with a desire to be the best put their minds and all their effort into participating in the world’s biggest jiu-jitsu championship and ended up landing two gold medals as a result of their determination. 16-year-old Laith Kayyali, 15-year-old Hazem Kayyali and 10-year-old Zaki Kayyali represented Jordan at the […]

Pencak Silat

Pencak Silat Competitors Reclaim Dominance In Their Home Martial Art At 2011 SEA Games

Indonesian Pencak Silat competitors reclaimed dominance in their home martial art at the 2011 SEA games along with major wins in other arts as well. In fact, Indonesia’s 100th gold medal at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games came in another martial art—judo—with competitor Tony Irawan winning the men’s 55-kilogram randori. Suliswanto and Embun Cahyono both […]