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Learn about Various Fighting Styles of Martial Arts and combat sports. Check out our Fighting Styles Questions and Answers section and well as our videos on Martial Arts Styles as well. If you are looking for a good Martial Art Style to learn in your area, check out our partner website and Find a Martial Art School and Style.

Iaido

Iaidō can roughly be translated to “the ways of immediate reaction and mental presence”. It refers to a Japanese martial art that is associated with controlled and smooth movements of drawing swords from scabbards, cutting or striking down opponents, getting rid of blood from blades, and replacing swords into their scabbards. The training of iaidō involves solo and partner forms, each of which focus on etiquette when it comes to handling swords respectfully. ...
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Thaing

Just like Thailand, its neighbor Burma has developed unarmed fighting systems that have been around for centuries. Since China and India are its neighbors, it should not come as a surprise that the overall evolution of these unarmed fighting tactics owe a lot to those countries. ...
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Judo

Judo, which means “the gentle way”, refers to a contemporary Japanese combat sport and martial art, which originated in 19th century Japan. Its most important feature would be its element of competition, where the objectives are to throw an opponent down, immobilize him, subdue him with grappling maneuvers, or force him into submission through elbow joint locks or chokes. Thrusts and strikes with the feet and hands, along with weapon defenses, are part of judo, as long as they are in forms that are pre-arranged. However, they are prohibited from free practice and judo competitions. ...
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Taekwondo

Taekwondo refers to a combat sport and martial art from Korea. It happens to be South Korea’s national sport, while kyeorugi (sparring) is an event of Olympic sports. In Korean, “tae” means “to destroy with feet”, kwon means “to smash or strike with hands”, and “do” means “way”, “method” or “path”. Therefore, taekwondo can be loosely translated to “the way of the fists and feet”. ...
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