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Fencing is one of the oldest sports existing, being one of the five sports that was part of the first Olympic games. Around 1458, fencing wasn’t a sport, but an army training, but Domenico Angelo established in 1763 the first rules and made a sport of the aristocracy. Throughout the years it changed a lot, but the main difference is the way people look at this sport. If at the begging everything was about the fight, and defence, now is...
Throughout Ibtihaj’s life the sport of fencing helped shape her identity by numerous ways and the way it helped show her identity is being her true self not letting the voice and opinions of people stop her from pursuing her lifelong goals. Muhammad, who was raised as a black Muslim American was surrounded by parents who supported and encouraged her in a respectful environment. Her parents had many expectations of her and her siblings, one of which was that they...
Chinese martial arts has been in the world since ancient times. However, the martial arts today is not as popular as compared to the olden days. It is believed that a lot of martial arts related knowledge has been lost in the current century which hardly can be found currently. Examples of Chinese traditional martial arts include the use of knife, sword, and fist. All of these martial arts have been improved to sports such as boxing and fencing in...