martial arts

(redirected from Martial artists)
Also found in: Medical, Encyclopedia.

martial art

n. often martial arts
Any of various arts of self-defense, such as aikido, karate, judo, or tae kwon do, usually practiced as sport.
Translations
art martial

martial arts

npl artes mpl&fpl marciales; [Note: Feminine usage is more common.]
References in periodicals archive ?
Packed with interesting informative and most importantly useful information Meditations on Violence should be required reading for all serious martial artists law enforcement officers security professionals and anyone else who might have to deal with violence in some capacity.
Melissa Zarris, one of the top martial artists for her age in the nation, loves math.
A slowly drying pool of blood is not what one might expect to find at the beginning of a typical martial arts book, but then again real-life violence is not a subject that martial artists typically understand or write about.
The physically demanding test incorporates the self-defense techniques of tae kwon do and hap ki do, and will be judged by a panel of martial artists from around the country, Gentry said.
But we are also a company dedicated to safety, and we support the professional martial artists, as well as help school owners and distributors make the most of their business.
I hope they will live their lives as martial artists and remember the lessons they learned about self-control, respect and discipline.
Cradle 2 the Grave" will be available in both widescreen and full-screen editions and will include the following special features: DMX's "X Gon Give it to Ya" music video; "Ultimate Fighting Champions," profiles on noted martial artists and how they were integrated into the film; "The Descender Rig," a look at the camera especially designed for Jet Li's high rise building descent scene; and "Choreography of the Camera," which includes multi-angle car chases.
When the city's king dies, Elvis-impersonating martial artists cross the burning sands to compete for the crown in a royal battle of the bands.
During breaks in the movies, Seagal talks about what it's like to be an action hero and one of the world's top martial artists.
The two Japanese-Americans are among dozens of dancers, martial artists, flower arrangers, bonsai growers and cooks who will provide the culture at a Celebrating Our Heritage festival Sunday.
On June 18, martial artists from around the world will converge on the peaceful campus of Dominican College in San Rafael, CA to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Aiki Summer Retreat.
When asked if he ever has needed his karate skills in a school-yard fight, Brandon said: ``Some people have tried to fight me, but martial artists don't fight.