Journey of World Martial Arts, Depicting Peace and Harmony
UNESCO ICM Martial Arts Demonstration Team
- Education Tutorials
- Online Demonstrations
- Special Demonstrations
- Street Performances
- Traditional Korean martial art that makes use of fluid, rhythmic dance like movements.
- Consisted of gentle and circular movements rather than straight and rigid.
- First martial art to be inscribed on UNESCO’s Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage(2011).
- Korea’s national combat martial art, well known as an Olympic sport.
- Techniques are made of bare hands and bare feet, consists of diverse foot techniques.
- Thailand’s traditional martial art with a 1,000 years of history, also called ‘Thai Boxing.’
- Utilizes destructive parts of the body like elbows, knees, and shins.
- Combatitive art of self-defense, and consist of techniques using the whole body.
- Popular in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, etc.
- Inscribed on the UNESCO’s Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage(2019).
- Philippine’s traditional martial arts, also called ‘Kali,’ or ‘Eskrima.’
- Consists of weapon (sticks, knives, etc.) based techniques with sticks, and open hand fighting without weapons.
- A modern form of China’s traditional martial arts Kungfu, which was developed with the aim to help monks be physically healthy.
- May refer to all kinds of Chinese Martial Arts that have been developed and transmitted in central china.