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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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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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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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Karate

Karate, also known as karatedo, refers to a martial art that stems from indigenous methods of fighting from Chinese kempo, the Ryukyu Islands, and traditional Japanese martial arts. Mainly known as an art of striking that features kicking, punching, elbow and knee strikes, as well as open-handed tactics, karate also makes use of locks, grappling, traps and restraints, joint manipulations, throws, and point striking. Karate practitioners are known as karateka. ...
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