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Team Paul Mitchell Makes Largest number of Pick Ups in Years

By |2022-03-15T20:18:38-05:00March 15th, 2022|Competitors, Social Media, Tournament Review|

6 New Members and a New Position Created to Ensure TPM’s legacy continues [Providence, RI]: Team Paul Mitchell Karate announced today the addition of 6 new team members who will be debuting in the famed Black and White uniform at the upcoming Ocean State Grand Nationals on April 8th -10th at the Crowne Plaza in [...]

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Black Belt Magazine, JUNGO TV, SportMartialArts.com, MAT Action and 5 World Events Team Up to Elevate the Sport

By |2021-12-01T21:31:11-06:00December 1st, 2021|NASKA World Event, Tournament, Tournament Review|

2022 is going to be a banner year for sport martial arts events. The biggest players in the industry are teaming up to create a marketing and broadcasting collaboration that will elevate the sport. The sport martial arts community has tried for years to bring more recognition to the sport and make it viewable to [...]

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5 Most Popular Hand Techniques For Successful Point Sparring

By |2021-09-25T10:29:22-05:00September 25th, 2021|Competition 101, Competitors, Entertainment, Tournament Review|

Point sparring is a great way to test out your martial arts skills in a controlled environment. In point sparring, the goal is to score points on your opponent by landing the first technique. Most people get caught up in the flashiness of kicking in martial arts. However, having well-timed hand techniques can be the [...]

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Top Martial Arts Styles For Successful Sport Karate Competition

By |2021-09-15T20:15:37-05:00September 16th, 2021|Competition 101, Competitors, Entertainment, Tournament Review|

Open martial arts tournaments allow competitors from any style of martial arts to compete with uniform rules for all to follow. However, some martial arts styles do better in adapting to the rules than others. This article will explore which styles seem to fare better in competition. The kata (forms) and weapons divisions at open [...]

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Karate Tournament Survival Kit

By |2021-09-08T19:49:08-05:00September 8th, 2021|Competition 101, Competitors, Entertainment, Tournament Review|

It's always hard to know what gear, snacks, and equipment you need to bring when you go to a karate tournament. Whether this is your first time or it's just been awhile since you've done it, this blog post will give you the survival kit that every competitor needs! Karate uniform and belt: Of course [...]

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Amazing Benefits of Sport Martial Arts Competition

By |2021-09-04T22:35:08-05:00September 4th, 2021|Competition 101, Tournament Review|

In an era of social distancing and interacting through electronics, sport martial arts tournament offer a platform for people of all ages to develop traits that will improve their lives. Ask nearly any former or current competitor about the positive impact of karate competition and you will hear about many benefits. Here are some of [...]

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39 Years of Awesome: Ocean State Grand Nationals

By |2019-06-02T21:22:24-05:00June 2nd, 2019|KRANE, NASKA Event, NASKA World Event, Tournament, Tournament Review, WKC|

It’s safe to say the Ocean State Grand Nationals outdid itself again in its 39th year, keeping the audience on the edge of their seats on multiple occasions over the course of what turned out to be an unforgettable weekend. The annual open sport karate and martial arts tournament took place on April 12th through [...]

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Amazing Live Streams – 2019 ITF World Championships

By |2019-04-27T10:49:19-05:00April 26th, 2019|Social Media, Tournament, Tournament Review, Videos|

Inzell, Germany was the setting for the 2019 ITF World Championships! Check out live streams from SportMartialArts.com from the Opening Ceremony, all the rings and the Closing Finals! Finals Streams - Saturday, April 27, 2019 Saturday, April 27, 2019 - PM Competition [...]

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Ross Levine Embarks on Professional Full Contact Career

By |2019-03-31T16:18:51-05:00April 3rd, 2019|Competitors, Tournament Review|

A star is born Brooklyn-born kickboxing phenom Ross “Turbo” Levine made his first foray into the world of sport martial arts when he took up karate and taekwondo in 1994 at the tender age of seven, and needless to say, he hasn’t looked back since. Ross was inspired to follow in the footsteps of [...]

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2019 Irish Open International: Excitement In Ireland

By |2019-03-26T22:08:26-05:00March 26th, 2019|Tournament Review|

This year’s Irish Open International arguably enjoyed its most organized and well-run competition in the event’s history. The World Cup-rated open sport martial arts event, which is part of WAKO (World Association of Kickboxing Organizations), is the largest and most prestigious kickboxing tournament in the world. Even more impressive is the fact that all staff [...]

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