Since its introduction to Western culture, Eastern martial arts powerfully captured attention of public.
Bruce Lee made martial arts very famous in the U.S. and Hollywood recreate stories of betrayal and revenge in which protagonist making incredible actions would kill his enemies, just like old cowboy westerns.
Today we see how martial arts have been included within sports, so elements like competition and physical activity, essential in sports activities have become important but very unnatural parts of martial arts.
But not only have become a sport activity, also an entertainment show that emphasizes all aspects that could get attention. Very far from what really martial arts are.
If we take the word ART, we see that meaning is not related to competition or entertainment. Art is a form of expression of an inner experience related with beauty. Read More…