It’s been 15 years since Ang Lee’s epic original debuted on the big screen, now Netflix is home to the long-awaited sequel to this masterpiece of martial arts, cinematography, and wire-fu, titled Sword of Destiny. Also, whoever sang that CCR cover needs a lozenge.
Perhaps in an attempt to lure in fans of Michonne and Daryl, AMC’s new series features a hero with both a katana and a motorcycle. The story follows a warrior and a young boy on an action-packed journey through a land ruled by feudal barons.
An indie PC/Mac fighting game styled after classic Kung Fu films, with 14 playable characters inspired by famous martial artists, from Bruce Lee to Chuck Norris to JCVD. Each has over 100 unique moves to play out on 15 levels.
Two men demonstrate the combat skills (and balls) required to wield the Urumi, a deadly Indian weapon which combines properties of a sword and a whip. It’s easier to conceal than a sword, but can reach opponents at a longer distance.
We’d never trust a four-year-old with a set of nunchucks, but this kid seems to know what he’s doing. Watch as he does his best impression of Bruce Lee as he mimics his moves on the TV behind him – without breaking the screen.
Amazing footage from the 2009 World Wushu Championships, in which two women perform a choreographed routine, coming dangerously close to stabbing and beating the crap out of each other, without actually doing that.
We’ve studied Krav Maga, the Israeli army self-defense system, and you might too after viewing the chronicle of advanced techniques shown in this 11 minute film. Also, really happy we never had to experience that bayonet stab exercise.
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