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Krav maga

Krav maga refers to a fairly new military and self-defense hand-to-hand system of combat that was developed in Israel. It might be referred to as a mixed or hybrid style of martial arts since its tactics stem from various styles. It assumes no quarter, while focusing on ultimate threat neutralization within real-life situations. The Hebrew term “krav maga” translates to “close combat.” It became prominent after numerous Israeli Security Forces put it to use and today, both law enforcement and personnel put it to use world-wide, as do civilians. In fact, krav maga is put to use on a...
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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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Ninjutsu

Ninjutsu was initially developed to be a collection of important survivalist tactics in the warring states of feudal Japan. Ninja clans put their art to use to make sure that they would survive within a time of violence and political turmoil. This included methods of information collection, avoidance, misdirection tactics, and non-detection. Ninjutsu might also involve trainings within escape, disguise, archery, concealment, medicine, poisons, and explosives. Because of this, ninjutsu practitioners are sometimes viewed as hired assassins and associated with various other activities considered as...
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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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Shorinji Kempo

Shorinji Kempo refers to a Kempo martial art form, which was created in 1947 by Doshin So after World War II, incorporating Japanese Zen Buddhism into fighting styles. ...
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