Category Archives: Korean Martial arts
The jumping front-leg axe-kick is a valid attacking and counterattacking technique in Taekwondo competition (Streif, 1993).
Asian Cinema Austin , Lucky Chaos Theater Projects And Austin Asian American Film Festival
present two South Korean action thriller face off screenings. The man from Nowhere vs The Suspect. These Korean blockbusters will go head to head on 2/6 – 2/7 and 2/13 – 2/14. Come and join us for this one of a kind event. The Format for the face off is as follows: After each screening we will have an open discussion with a panel and audience participation. All audience members participating will receive prizes courtesy of martialxchange.com. The 3 best audience participants will receive a very special prize and move on to represent their screening in the final Face off. The 3 winners of each final Face off will be awarded an awesome Grand Prize!
Doors will open at 6:00pm. The cost is $10.00 per screening or you can purchase tickets for any two of the 4 screening for a discounted $15.00. Advanced tickets can be purchased@
or you can purchase tickets at the box office the day of the screenings. Limited seating available, so purchase your tickets as soon as possible!
Korean ceremonial first pitches: Where the real war of skill takes place on a baseball mound.
Taemi (also known as K Kim and Tammy which just makes google searching much too difficult) must have seen rhythmic gymnast Shin Soo Ji’s first pitch and decided to challenge her for the What-Kind-of-Fuckery-is-This Title by fighting her way onto the mound for a Doosan Bears game (pun entirely intended). Once there, Taemi stared down the catcher, arched her back and then unleashed a Street Fighter cheat code on the baseball world:
What in the flipping fuq.
I’m not even sure which one is more impressive, the girl who bent her entire torso around her leg like a loose windmill, or the girl who launched herself into an in-the-air somersault to deliver a pitch near home base without throwing up everywhere.
All that I know is that…
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