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The Future of Asian Traditional Martial Arts
The Future of Asian Traditional Martial Arts

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Authors
Na, Youngil
Issue Date
2016-09-27
Publisher
ROUTLEDGE JOURNALS
Citation
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF SPORT Vol.33 No.9, pp. 893-903
Keywords
Asian traditional martial artsNortheast AsiaSouth KoreaGlobalizationLegislation
Abstract
The contemporary Asia is not only in the process of making industrialization and democratization, but also establishing Asian homogeneity and intercommunity through universal cultural phenomenon of sports originated from the West. This article observe the future of Asian traditional martial arts through Allen Guttmann’s seven characteristics of modern sport. Future Asia, especially Northeast Asia; South Korea, China, and Japan are likely to become the world leading powerhouses based on their infinite potentialities in human, material, and ideological resources. The Olympics will be hosted by the three Asian countries in 4 years: 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea, 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics in Japan, and 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in China respectively. This paper examines the development of traditional Asian martial arts in China, Japan and South Korea against the background of modernization and globalization. Moreover, discussions regarding impediments to the efforts and measures for improvement are provided. Asian martial arts have been transformed in forms and contents at last will be change the notion of characteristics of modern sports Guttmann proposes is prominent.
ISSN
0952-3367
Language
English
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/10371/116898
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1080/09523367.2016.1233866
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