Bruce Lee is considered the most influential martial artist of the 20th Century, a legendary pop culture icon, a revolutionary philosopher, and a pioneer for civil rights within the film industry. Whether you study martial arts or not, you have to admit Bruce Lee is a total beast.
By: Moose Lee, Martial Arts Correspondent
When people think of boxing most conjure images of a heavily-lit ring with two opponents dancing around one another throwing punches until a bell dings and calls them back to their respective corners.
Although roped rings and title fights are part of one type of boxing style, there are many other forms the average person can use to help get them in shape quickly and to give them the skills they need to defend themselves in the real world.
by: Moose Lee, Martial Arts Correspondent
Practicing martial arts provides many benefits. It gives you valuable self-defense skills and, at the same time, is a graceful and moving art form. Although these benefits are nice, the biggest reason to practice martial arts is: it's an unbelievable workout.
If you want to drop some pounds or simply tighten what you already have, give martial arts a go. You might not fall in love with every aspect of it, but in the end, you will definitely see results.
About the Sports Page
With the exception of the Phils, Thunder and the Mooseville High Bees, professional and amateur sports' teams are not top priorities for Mooseville citizens, but health and fitness-related topics are. Here you'll find a range of rants and comments on all things athletic.
Charlie Hustle joined the Mooseville Journal Record writing staff this past June after an extensive amateur career in softball, basketball, fútbol, football, tennis, golf, swimming, bowling, billiards, archery, ping pong, and Chinese checkers. Currently, Hustle is studying a variety of martial arts forms including: Taekwondo, Jeet Kun Do, Silat, and American, Thai, and Filipino-style boxing.