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5 August 2020
Hanover, New Hampshire, United States
Dartmouth College's football team reduced injuries and began winning more games after the coaching staff implemented non-contact tactics into practices, such as using robotic tackling dummies in place of the players t...
30 March 2020
A Belarus women’s-empowerment support group using the Wen-Do method ends each session with the students breaking a piece of wood with a chop of their hand, a literal show of strength that communicates how defending ag...
29 August 2019
Seattle, Washington, United States
In an effort to create more effective helmets, developers and consumers have come up against both cost and technological concerns. Building helmets that protect against concussions is challenging, and those that have ...
Second Wave Michigan
Theresa Coty O'Neil
21 February 2019
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
By taking up boxing, Michigan’s youth learn to diffuse violence and cope with their stressors. Kalamazoo Eastside Boxing provides structure, mentorship, and a social outlet for disadvantaged and troubled youth across ...
Public Radio International (PRI)
1 December 2017
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Changing the culture around kickboxing in Thailand creates more opportunities for female fighters. Although cultural traditions still bar female fighters from events at official stadiums, the culture of kickboxing is ...
4 January 2017
Over 15 Minutes
Japan’s annual gun deaths are in the single digits, thanks to tight regulations on firearms. Even police defuse violence using martial arts rather than guns. Criminals use knives instead and find ways of illegally imp...
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB)
25 August 2014
Medford, Oregon, United States
Over 15 Minutes
After leaving his gang in Medford, Oregon, Troy Wohosky decided to create another, more positive path for at-risk youth. He founded the Spartan Boxing Gym, which offers youth and family services focused on redirecting...
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