Fight Quest - Season 1

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Friday 10:00 PM on Discovery Channel Premiered Jan 04, 2008 Between Seasons

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  • USA (Kajukenbo)
    USA (Kajukenbo)
    Episode 10
    2/29/08
    6.8
    Location: Bay Area, Calif.
    Masters: Charles Gaylord, Greg Harper
    Features: Hands, feet, throws

    Kajukenbo is a street-fighting martial art comprised of the most deadly moves from karate, kung fu, and other fighting styles. In this episode, Jimmy and Doug travel to the roughest edges of the S.F. Bay area to uncover why some Americans live to fight.moreless
  • Israel (Krav Maga)
    Israel (Krav Maga)
    Episode 9
    2/22/08
    9.0
    Location: Netanya, Israel
    Masters: Ran Nakash, Avivit Oftek Cohen
    Features: Everything that hurts

    The Israeli military is one of the most highly trained and skilled forces in the world, and their secret weapon is Krav Maga. In this episode, Jimmy and Doug train with the Israeli military and learn the secrets of this murderous fighting

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  • Brazil (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu)
    2/15/08
    8.4
    Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Masters: Breno Sivak, Renato Barreto
    Features: Grappling

    Our fighters land in Rio to experience the wildly popular world of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and train with the legendary Gracie family.
  • Korea (Hapkido)
    Korea (Hapkido)
    Episode 7
    2/8/08
    9.4
    Location: Seoul, South Korea
    Masters: Kim Nam Je, Bae Sung Book, Ju Soong Weo
    Features: Feet, hands, throws Hapkido is Korea's gift to the world of martial arts and in this episode Jimmy and Doug learn the ins and outs of this deadly defensive art.
  • France (Savate)
    France (Savate)
    Episode 6
    2/1/08
    8.7
    Location: Marseille, France
    Masters: Christian Robert, Frank May, Frederic Baret, Laurent Bois, Patrick Gellat
    Features: Hands, feet Jimmy and Doug are off to the hard-scrabble port of Marseilles to learn France's contribution to the world of kickboxing - Savate, an elegant but brutal fighting form with kicks so dangerous they've been outlawed.moreless
  • Indonesia (Pencak Silat)
    1/25/08
    8.5
    Location: Bandung, Indonesia
    Masters: Rita Suwanda, Dadang Gunawan
    Features: Hands, feet, throws, weapons In the remote streets of Bandung, Jimmy and Doug learn the ancient fighting art known as Pencak-Silat. While training with one of Indonesia's toughest Silat masters, Doug injures his foot and has to decide whether to fight in his final battle or not.moreless
  • Mexico (Boxing)
    Mexico (Boxing)
    Episode 4
    1/18/08
    9.7
    Location: Mexico City, Mexico
    Masters: Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain, Tiburcio Garcia
    Features: Hands Jimmy and Doug head to Mexico City to learn the rough and tumble world of Mexican Boxing. Training at over 10,000 feet above sea-level, Doug's stamina is tested to the max while Jimmy is overwhelmed by the fact that he has to train alongside Olympic champions.moreless
  • Kyokushin Karate (Tokyo, Japan)
    1/11/08
    9.0
    Location: Tokyo, Japan
    Masters: Shihan Yuzo Goda, Shihan Isamu Fukuda
    Features: Hands, feet, smashing things
    Jimmy and Doug journey to Tokyo to learn the brutal bare-fisted fighting style known as Kyokushin Karate. After five days of intense training, Doug is injured and Jimmy exhausted, but both fighters must fight five black-belts - one after the other - in a tradition known as a "Kumite."moreless
  • Philippines (Kali)
    Philippines (Kali)
    Episode 2
    1/4/08
    9.3
    Location: Manila, Philippines
    Masters: Cristino Vasquez, Leo T. Gaje Jr.
    Features: Knives, sticks
    In this episode, our boys head to Manila to try their hands in the weapons-based Filipino art of Kali - one of the deadliest, most ancient fighting systems on earth.
  • China (Wushu; Sanda)
    12/28/07
    9.8
    Location: Dengfeng, China
    Masters: Shi De Yang, Shi De Cheng
    Features: Hands, Feet, smashing things
    Our fighters head to China's legendary Songshan mountains to learn the mother of all martial arts: Kung Fu.
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