martial arts history

Sticks and Stones
photo by Stuart Locklear

A long time ago, but not as long ago as the Stone Age (some two and a half million years ago), Martial Arts was known as The Arts of Mars, derived from Latin and referring to the Roman God of War. It referenced a system of combat, where the word ART was used to describe a method of moves vs. the art of movement we modern-day humans practice today.

Why is this significant? Because it speaks to evolution through time toward consciousness.

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