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    • Choreographed combat

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    • Combat in film

    • Staged fights in cinema include performances of classical fencing, historical fencing, martial arts, close combat, and duels in general, as well as choreography of full-scale battles. The 1970s in Hong Kong saw the rise and sudden death of international superstar Bruce Lee, who is known for popularizing Hong Kong ... Read »


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    • Stage combat

    • Stage combat is a specialised technique in theatre designed to create the illusion of physical combat without causing harm to the performers. It is employed in live stage plays as well as operatic and ballet productions. With the advent of cinema and television the term has widened to also include the choreography of f ... Read »


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    • British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat

    • The British Academy Of Stage & Screen Combat (BASSC) logo
      Abbreviation BASSC Predecessor Society of British Fight Directors Formation 1993 (1993) Type Academy Purpose Organisation for the tuition and development of stage combat for theatre, television and feature film Location
      • London
      President
      Roger Bartlett
      Vice President
      Ronin Traynor
      Secretary
      Janet Lawson
      Treasurer
      Rob Leonard
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      The British Academy Of Stage & Screen Combat (BASSC) is a British organisation for the tuition and development of stage combat for theatre,television and feature film. The British Academy Of Stage & Screen Combat (BASSC) has its roots in the now defunct Society of British Fight Directors. In the early to mid ninet ... Read »


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    • Bullet time

    • Bullet time (also known as frozen moment, the big freeze, dead time, flow motion or time slice) is a visual effect or visual impression of detaching the time and space of a camera (or viewer) from that of its visible subject. It is a depth enhanced simulation of variable-speed action and performance found in films, bro ... Read »


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    • Calinda

    • Calinda

      Calinda (also spelled kalinda or kalenda) is a martial art, as well as kind of folk music and dance in the Caribbean which arose in the 1720s. Calinda is the French spelling, and the Spanish equivalent is calenda. Calinda is a kind of stick-fighting commonly seen practiced during Trinidad & Tobago Carnival. Frenc ... Read »


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    • Capoeira

    • Capoeira

      Capoeira (Portuguese pronunciation: [kapuˈejɾɐ]) is a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance,acrobatics and music. It was developed in Brazil mainly by Angolans, at the beginning of 16th century. It is known for the quick and complex moves, mainly using power, speed, and leverage for a wide v ... Read »


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    • Jackie Chan Stunt Team

    • Jackie Chan Stunt Team

      The Jackie Chan Stunt Team (Chinese: 成家班; Cantonese Yale: Sing Ga Ban; literally: "Chan's Family Group"), also known as Jackie Chan's Stuntmen Association is a group of stuntmen and martial artists who work alongside Jackie Chan. The JC Stunt Team was established in 1976 and originated from the rela ... Read »


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    • Flyting

    • Flyting or fliting is a contest consisting of the exchange of insults, often conducted in verse, between two parties. I will no longer keep it secret: it was with thy sister thou hadst such a son hardly worse than thyself. Like ane boisteous bull, ye rin and ryde Royatouslie, lyke ane rude rubatour Ay fukkand lyk ... Read »


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    • The Flyting of Dumbar and Kennedie

    • Schir Johine the Ros, ane thing thair is compild, also known as The Flyting of Dumbar and Kennedie, is the earliest surviving example of the Scottish version of the flyting genre in poetry. The genre takes the form of a contest, or "war of words", between two poets, each trying to outclass the other in vituperation and ... Read »


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    • Girls with guns

    • Girls with guns is a subgenre of action films and animation—often Asian films and anime—that portray a strong female protagonist who makes use of firearms to defend against or attack a group of antagonists. The genre typically involves gun-play, stunts and martial arts action. The 1985 Hong Kong film Yes ... Read »


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    • Gun fu

    • Gun fu, a portmanteau of gun and kung fu, is a fictional style of sophisticated close-quarters gunplay resembling a martial arts battle played out with firearms instead of traditional weapons. It can be seen in Hong Kong action cinema and in Western films influenced by it, and may also be described by other terms, such ... Read »


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    • Heroic bloodshed

    • Heroic bloodshed is a genre of Hong Kong action cinema revolving around stylized action sequences and dramatic themes such as brotherhood, duty, honour, redemption and violence. The term heroic bloodshed was coined by editor Rick Baker in the magazine Eastern Heroes in the late 1980s, specifically referring to the styl ... Read »


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    • Hong Kong action cinema

    • Hong Kong action cinema is the principal source of the Hong Kong film industry's global fame. It combines elements from the action film, as codified by Hollywood, with Chinese storytelling, aesthetic traditions and filmmaking techniques, to create a culturally distinctive form that nevertheless has a wide transcultural ... Read »


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    • Martial arts film

    • Martial arts film is a film genre. A subgenre of the action film, martial arts films contain numerous martial arts fights between characters. They are usually the films' primary appeal and entertainment value, and often are a method of storytelling and character expression and development. Martial arts are frequently f ... Read »


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    • Professional wrestling

    • Professional wrestling

      Professional wrestling is a dramatized athletic performance inspired by competitive combat sports. Taking the form of live events held by touring promotions, it is a unique style of combat based on a combination of adopted styles, which include classical wrestling, catch wrestling and various forms of martial arts, as ... Read »


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    • Professional wrestling in Puerto Rico

    • Professional wrestling in Puerto Rico has been considered one of the most popular forms of entertainment in Puerto Rico for more than fifty years. It's considered the highest source of income in the sports entertainment industry on the island; a minor industry within its tertiary sector in its overall economy. After sp ... Read »


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    • Scarlet Blade Theatre

    • Scarlet Blade Theatre

      Scarlet Blade Theatre is a theatre company based in London, England, specialising in acting, advanced stage combat, physical theatre and other performance skills including horse riding and martial arts. The company formed in 2007, all members studied and trained together at East 15 Acting School, part of the first ... Read »


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    • Seattle Knights

    • The Seattle Knights is a stage-fighting and jousting acting troupe, specializing in Medieval Fantasy. The troupe was founded in 1993 by current Director Dameon Willich. The troupe consists of performers from the Puget Sound area. Many of the Seattle Knights are professional actors who perform in local theaters around ... Read »


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    • Stunt

    • A stunt is an unusual and difficult physical feat or an act requiring a special skill, performed for artistic purposes usually on television, theatre, or cinema. Stunts are a feature of many action films. Before computer generated imagery special effects, these effects were limited to the use of models, false perspecti ... Read »


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    • Swashbuckler film

    • Swashbuckler films are a subgenre of the action film genre, often characterised by swordfighting and adventurous heroic characters, known as swashbucklers. Real historical events often feature prominently in the plot, morality is often clear-cut, heroic characters are clearly heroic and even villains tend to have a cod ... Read »


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    • Weapon dance

    • The weapon dance employs weapons—or stylized versions of weapons—traditionally used in combat in order to simulate, recall, or reenact combat or the moves of combat in the form of dance, usually for some ceremonial purpose. Such dancing is quite common to folk ritual in many parts of the world. Weapon dancing ... Read »


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    • Wire fu

    • Wire fu is an element or style of Hong Kong action cinema used in fight scenes. It is a combination of two terms: "wire work" and "kung fu." Wire fu is used to describe a subgenre of kung fu movies where the stuntmen's or actor's skill is augmented with the use of wires and pulleys, as well as other stage techniques, ... Read »


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    • ZeroGravity (stunt team)

    • ZeroGravity is a stunt team based in southern California. They were founded in 1998 by Tony Chu and Kerry Wong. Their first performance was in the Specialties Act division of the 1998 Pinnacle Fantasy Productions Talent Spokesmodel Showcase and continued to perform martial arts stage shows for several years. ZeroGravit ... Read »


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