The final round of the Vovinam (Vietnamese martial arts) Grand Prix took place in Algeria on March 25.
Speaking of him, the Vietnamese martial arts circle thinks of a veteran follower of two of the biggest and oldest schools of traditional martial arts in Vietnam, namely Vinh Xuan and Vovinam.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Le Hai Binh, also a master and instructor in Vovinam, a traditional Vietnamese martial art, revealed that the discipline’s combination of flexibility and stiffnessare perfect for a diplomat.
Myanmar has introduced the Vietnamese martial arts Vovinam into the curricula of two national sport acadbies in Yangon and Mandalay, according to Quan doi Nhan dan (People’s Army) newspaper.
The move was based on a decision by Myanmar’s sports ministry and the martial art federation to develop the sport in the long term.
Reportage on the VIETNAMESE TV QPVN about master Vittorio Cera and Vovinam edited by Vu Nguyen in Vietnam during the summer 2015 and in Italy during 2012 and 2013.
Besides Binh Dinh, Hue, the location of Vietnam’s former capital, is the second locality in the central region which has yielded so many masters creating or training in traditional Vietnamese martial arts over the last four centuries.
(VOV) -On October 9, Vietnam Culture Day was celebrated by more than 1,000 Overseas Vietnamese (OVs) and Czech nationals at Brno City.
“The festival contributes to better understanding between the two peoples and helps preserve Vietnamese cultural identity,” said a spokesperson for the organizers of the event.
Actor Johnny Tri Nguyen said he will appeal a fine imposed by Ho Chi Minh City inspectors on his martial arts school for hosting an unsanctioned competition.
The Ho Chi Minh City police Sunday stopped an illegal martial arts competition organized at the Lien Phong Martial Arts School run by Vietnamese-American actor Johnny Tri Nguyen.
According to martial arts master Nguyen Lam, head of Thieu Lam Cong Phu Kien An Viet Nam, qigong is an internal practice of physical exercise and mental meditation techniques to manipulate qi, which is used mostly for improving health as well as for martial arts.
A number of veteran Vietnamese and expat practitioners and coaches are committed to helping Vietnamese kickboxing, known as Vovinam, to spread its wings worldwide.
Vovinam is practiced with and without weapons, based on the principle of staying between hard and soft, using the force and reaction of the opponent to counterattack.
The first International Festival of Vietnamese Martial Arts concluded yesterday in Hanoi after three days of competition between fighters from dozens of sects of Vietnam’s traditional martial arts.
To be organized every two years from now on, the debut event attracted the participation of 50 international teams coming from 29 countries in the world and 26 domestic squads.
VietNamNet Bridge – The first international Vietnamese traditional martial arts championship – Thang Long Cup – took place at the My Dinh Indoor Athletics Gymnasium in Hanoi on August 9-11.
The event, the largest-ever of its kind, brought together 29 international teams and the host.
Vietnamese-French Nguyen Cong Tot was awarded the title of ‘an international grand master’ of Vietnamese martial arts while he was taking part in the International Festival of Vietnamese Martial Arts in Hanoi from August 9 to 11.
NDO/VNA – The first international Vietnamese traditional martial arts championship concluded in Hanoi on August 11 after three days of competition martial arts championship.
Kungfu Pho, a new action comedy will be released throughout the country this Friday by Skyline Media Ltd Company. Culture Vulture talks to director Nguyen Quoc Duy about the movie: The title Kungfu Pho sebs alluring.
The Hanoitimes – A ceremony to kick off the first international Vietnamese traditional martial arts championship – Thang Long Cup, was held at the My Dinh Indoor Athletics Gymnasium in Hanoi on August 9.
NDO – The Vietnam Vocotruyen International Festival – Thang Long Cup 2015 opened at the My Dinh Indoor Athletics Gymnasium in Hanoi on August 9.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam beat the drum to kick off the first international Vietnamese traditional martial arts championship – Thang Long Cup, at the My Dinh Indoor Athletics Gymnasium in Hanoi on August 9.
Vietnamese martial artists secured their fourth consecutive championship title at the World Vovinam (Vietnamese Martial Arts) Championship after bagging 19 gold and five silver medals.
NDO – The 2015 World Vovinam Championships concluded in Algiers, Algeria on August 1, seeing Vietnamese martial artists successfully defend their world title for the fourth consecutive time with a collection of 19 gold and five silver medals.
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