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What are the different types of martial arts?

  1. Shil1978 profile image92
    Shil1978posted 7 years ago

    What are the different types of martial arts?

  2. MickS profile image71
    MickSposted 7 years ago

    too many to name, martial arts, after the God of war, Mars, refers to all forms of formalised combat.  Now, it is generally used to refer to oriental fighting skills, but every continent and people have their own forms.  Boxing is a martial art, as is wrestling, and archery and fencing, the subject is vast.

  3. spkanu profile image61
    spkanuposted 7 years ago

    Yes there are many types of martial arts styles...thousands of different styles...but after studying for the past 20 years I have learned that they all have many commonalities. Most people believe that they all originated from Tai Chi.

  4. wademcmaster profile image72
    wademcmasterposted 7 years ago

    One way to answer this question would be to say that any type of combative art.  Or I could list a whole bunch:

    Karate
    Tau Kwon Do
    Kung Fu (many under that umbrella)
    Muay Thai
    Boxing
    Kick Boxing
    Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
    Wrestling
    Aikido
    Judo
    Jiujitusu
    Silat
    Zen Do Kai
    Shoot Wrestling
    Hapkido
    Savate
    Systema
    Krav Maga
    Pancrase
    and list goes on.....

 
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