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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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Hapkido

Hapkido refers to a Korean martial art that combines tactics from judo, karate and aikido. It is also influenced by other martial arts native to Korea. Hapkido is characterized by throws and wrist locks that look fairly spectacular. Its uniforms are colored black and white and have diamond patterns on them. ...
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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) refers to a combat sport and martial art, which concentrates on grappling and mostly ground fighting. Its goal is to gain a more dominant position while using chokeholds and joint-locks to force opponents into submission. This art is based on Kodokan Judo of the early 20th century, which was also recently-developed back in the day after being founded in the year 1882 and was based on various schools known as “Ryu” from Japanese Jujutsu. The overall principles promote the idea that even smaller and weaker people can use leverage with proper tactics to...
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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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