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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.

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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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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Tai chi chuan

Tai chi chuan refers to an internal martial art of China, which is oftentimes put to practice with the goal of longevity and health promotion. The training forms of tai chi chuan are famous for their slow routines, which groups of people do together each morning in the park worldwide, mostly in China. Several medical studies fully support its overall effectiveness as alternative exercises and forms of therapy in martial arts. ...
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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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