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Week of March 1, 2020

Belt ‘Em Out

Sunday

“Karate” is Japanese for “empty hand,” since this martial art focuses on unarmed combat.

Monday

“Tae Kwon Do” is Korean for “way of the fist and foot.”

Tuesday

“Judo” is Japanese for “the gentle way,” as it stresses maximum efficiency with minimal effort, using an opponent’s force against him, and has a big philosophical component.

Wednesday

Jiu-jitsu means “gentle art” in Japanese.

Thursday

The term “kung fu” itself just describes any endeavor requiring time, work, and patience to complete, not necessarily just a martial art.

Friday

Krav Maga means “contact combat” in Hebrew.

Saturday

Hapkido translates to “the art of coordinated power” in Korean.