Tag: History

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Tackling the History of Judo

While the history of many martial arts is shrouded in mystery because of their sheer antiquity, Judo has the benefit of being a comparatively young and well documented art. Now a global sport with a hallowed position in the Olympics, Judo has a rich and interesting backstory reaching all the way back to the 16th century, though its true formation… Read more →

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How Blues Influenced Modern Music

According to Glenn McDonald, there are approximately 1,264 genres of music. From classical, to rock, to hip-hop, to jazz, the sounds created by musicians within these styles provide auditory pleasure for people all over the world. What many people may not know however, is that much of what we hear today, i.e. pop music, was influenced directly by a single… Read more →