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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.

Savate

Savate, also called French boxing or boxe française, refers to a French martial art that makes use of both feet and hands as weapons and matches graceful kicking tactics with Western boxing elements. ...
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Silat

Silat or Penchak Silat means "fighting with self-defense tactics" and refers to martial arts from Southeast Asia with cultural roots from the Malay World. Although most popular in Indonesia, this art can also be found in various degrees through Cambodia and Thailand’s Malay-affiliated communities. In fact, is has even already reached Europe and has become very well-known Netherlands; here, it is as popular as America and karate. An estimation of hundreds of styles (aliran) and schools exist for Silat, which observe wild animals for their ways of combat, like tigers (harimau) ...
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Capoeira

Capoeira refers to an energetic, dance-like and oftentimes acrobatic Brazilian martial art, game, and fight-dance that was created by African slaves in the 17th century. Capoeira is based mostly around kicking since slave’s hands were usually manacled. Its participants would form a circle called a ‘roda’ and take their turns singing, playing instruments, and sparring as a couple in the middle of this circle. ...
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Jujutsu

Jujutsu literally means “science of softness” and refers to a Japanese martial art that consists mainly of grappling tactics. Jujutsu evolved from feudal Japan’s legendary Samurai from 2500 years ago as a method to dispatch armored and armed opponents within situations where using weapons proved to be completely forbidden or simply impractical. Because of the difficulties associated with dispatching armored opponents with striking tactics, the more efficient methods of neutralizing enemies came in the form of throws, pins, and joint locks. Such tactics were then developed around principles...
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