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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.

Muay Thai Boxing

Muay Thai refers to what the Thais call their personal martial arts. "Muay" means boxing. In ancient times, because no advanced weapons were invented yet, they only used lances, swords and staffs in their wars. Thailand had to fight and encounter a lot of marauders this way to keep their communities protected. The arts of krabi (swords) and krabong (staffs) were specifically taught to Thai soldiers, so they could fight. Along with this, Muay Thai was taught as an art of self-defense since soldiers sometimes found themselves in trouble after losing weapons and having to battle with...
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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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Kuk Sool Won

Kuk Sool Won refers to a comprehensive system of Korean martial arts that was founded in 1958 by In Hyuk Suh. Kuk Sool Woon means “national martial art” and is now taught all over the world within hundreds of schools that are registered. Founded as a system rather than a style, the practice of Kuk Sool Won isn’t generally restricted to a single discipline. Instead, it encompasses a lot of various styles. As such, it is very well-organized and hopes to explore and integrate every aspect of classic Korean martial arts, while holding discernible traits that still set it apart from them. ...
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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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