The most effective martial art types are the the one that helps you get out of tight situations. They are those techniques that allows you to respond to a hostile environment in the fastest and least dangerous way possible. The most effective martial art type is one that allows you to respond to different challenges…

The most types of Karate was originated from Okinawa Island in Japan and has spread to many parts of the world. For many years, this art has been used as a means of self defense and is characterized by the use of stances and hips to generate strikes which are delivered with special shouts. It…

Russian Martial Arts are taught by several different schools. Traditional Russian fist fighting has been there from first millennium A.D. In 1832, the Russian Empire outlawed it. It however gained popularity again after the Soviet Union’s breakup. The government focused more on creating combat sports and military hand-to-hand combat systems at the time of the…

Brazilian martial arts come in different forms. One can chose to either practice the ground fighting systems or the graceful acrobatics with musical accompaniment. The different types of Brazilian martial arts are suitable for different kinds of people ranging from women to body guards. The following are some of the martial art systems that were…

Wing Chun Kung Fu (Gung Fu in China) is a well-known Chinese Martial Arts style in both the East and the West. In the beginning Wing Chun Kung Fu was used as description of any skill or ability that had been trained by continual attempt over time. This description is useful to those who have…

Krav Maga Martial Arts is the official system of self-defense and close combat of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), the Israeli National Police and other security services. It is also widely taught in public schools and educational institutions. Since 1964, Krav Maga Martial arts has been taught to civilians all over the world. The idea…

Kali Martial Art – one of Filipino Martial Arts weapon-based systems, which also involves empty-hand techniques. Kali Martial Art History Kali Martial Art came from Philippines. It is believed that Kali first time was used during World War II by native Filipinos and it’s considering as the oldest Filipino Martial Art as there are hundreds…

Jukendo (Jūkendō) is one of Japanese martial arts that’s used to define the way of the bayonet and is the budo evolution of Juken-jutsu Jukendo History At first Jukendo was practiced in Japanese feudal times, during the Meiji period. The understanding of how to apply a bayonet was essential, especially while faced with an opponent at short-distance or…

Shotokan Karate (Shōtōkan-ryū) – is Japanese martial arts type and it is considered as one of the most popular modern karate styles in the world. Shotokan Karate History   Shotokan Karate  was founded by an Okinawan martial artist named Gichin Funakoshi in 1939. Funakoshi was born in Shuri, Okinawa in 1968, He was talented, passionate and strong-willed…

Japanese Martial Arts List is really huge, there are hundreds of different types of martial arts. I’ve found 71 different Japanese martial arts so far and this list still growing… Japanese Martial Arts List: 1. Aikido 2. Ashihara kaikan 3. Atemi-jutsu 4. Bajutsu 5. Battojutsu 6. Bojutsu 7. Budokan 8. Bujinkan 9. Bushido 10. Bu-jutsu 11. Daido…

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