Monthly Archives: July 2015

Bushi Matsumora – The Movie

The Movie “Bushi Matsumora” was released in 1956. It is about the heroic tale of famed martial artist Matsumora Kōsaku (portrayed by actor Matsumora Kō’eī). Following this movie, Matsumora’s story was performed on theater stages and it seems it was … Continue reading

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Fistfighting posture by Gerhard Vieth, 1795

The 2nd half of the 18th century saw the first systematical attempts of research and description of physical education in Germany, which later led to the designation of the term “Turnen” by Friedrich Ludwig Jahn. In 1795, public teacher Gerhard Vieth … Continue reading

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