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    1. kung fu
    2. karate
    3. taekwondo

  • Answer: You first need to have your own personal goals and objectives. What are you looking to get out of the martial art in 6 months, a year, 5 years. Once you have done this you will be in a better position to answer your own question. Some questions you may ask yourself.
    Am I looking to get fit?
    Do I want to compete against other practitioners in controlled meets?
    Am I interested in reality based self defense?
    Am I interested in learning about hand weapons?
    Do I want to get a black belt?
    How much time and money am I willing to spend to reach my goals?

    Then look for a school that meets your needs and has instructors who are properly trained in the martial art you choose.
  • Answer: Martial arts is a term that includes all methods of conducting war or going to battle. Today it has come to be used to mean the art of self defense like karate, jujitsu, taijutsu and many similar fighting methods.
    actually, there are lots of martial arts all over the world.. these are the examples:
    Tai Chi
    Kung fu
    cai lifo
    kick boxing
    muai thai
    and many more!
  • Answer: Koryū


     aijutsu and Iaidō


  • Answer: i would probably say..
    1.muay thai
    5.karate or boxing
  • Answer: According to the late Ed Parker (American Kenpo founder) It teach self defense, build confidence, character and a good healthy self image.
    An earlier source Ginchin Funakoshi (Founder of Shotokan karate) stated that karate was for self development. He went on to tell his students to cultivate both mind and body. Keep in mind that the Asian martial arts are steeped in their culture, so its not uncommon to see unusual metaphors and Buddhist connotations used, which are unfamiliar to Westerners.
  • Answer: Each form of martial arts began in its own way. Some have said that kung fu (gong fu) originated in China over 2000 years ago, and was constantly being developped. This may or may not be true, however Gong fu is considered the grandfather of all martial arts.
    Judo was invented by a very small man in Japan around 1960. He was often picked on for his size, and he was unable to learn the combat arts that were offered. instead he invented judo (the gentle way), which involed using leverage, physics, and body mechanics to effectively throw and seize an opponent, which was perfect for a man of his stature. Now, judo is a world-wide competitive martial art, where people of all shapes and sizes can compete.
    Around 1950, Chogun Myagi created Okinawan Goju Ryu karate, from what he was taught by his naha-te karate teacher, all originating from Gong fu.
  • Answer: bruce lee
  • Answer: kali , uses a Cain of muay tai and karate some time use wapons like a sword.
  • Answer: There are hundreds of different martial arts. There are different styles of Karate such as Shotokan, Goju Ryu and Shito Ryu. There are also different styles of Kung Fu such as Praying Mantis, Wing Chun, Tai Chi and Wushu. Then you have other separate types of martial arts including, Judo, Ju Jitsu, Tae Kwon Do, Ninjitsu, Hapkido and Aikido. For a full list see
  • Answer: It wasnt discovered, it was created by many people from around the world.
  • Answer: There are many martial arts, but they are all based on the common principle that the human body only moves in certain ways. An example is that the elbow and the knee only move on one axis. Since that is the center of all the techniques, there are many similarities. The differences can be on how one gets to the end result. The difference is that each art is based of different principles. Tae kwon do, for example, are based off of Karate combined with a Korean system.Tai chi is a Chinese system that is considered one of the primary roots of many martial arts.Some arts emphasize the use of throws, different styles of hits, and how heavy usage of the feet is.If you are intrested in a particular art, try searching any art you can think of, or ask on this site for more information.If you are looking for a worth-while martial arts, try Tai chi quan, or kimpo. These are just suggestions, there are handfulls of worthwile arts.
  • Answer: very spiritual..

Name the martial arts with their country of origin?

  • Brazil: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    China: Kung Fu
    Israel: Krav Maga
    Japan: Karatedo, Kendo, Aikido, Jujitsu, Judo, Ninjitsu
    Korea: Tae Kwon Do
    Philipeans: Escrima
    Russia: Sambo
    Thailand: Muay Thai
    USA: MCMAP (Marine Corps Martial Arts Program)

    Please note this list is not complete, it just represents what I am aware of.

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  • Answer: Brazil: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    China: Kung Fu
    Israel: Krav Maga
    Japan: Karatedo, Kendo, Aikido, Jujitsu, Judo, Ninjitsu
    Korea: Tae Kwon Do
    Philipeans: Escrima
    Russia: Sambo
    Thailand: Muay Thai
    USA: MCMAP (Marine Corps Martial Arts Program)

    Please note this list is not complete, it just represents what I am aware of.
  • Answer: Internal/External or Soft/Hard refer to the basic tendencies of amartial art. Soft or internal arts such as Tai Chi and Aikido workon the energy and power internal to the human body, using it toredirect blows and deflect power. Hard or External arts, such asKarate, initially focus on striking and powerful blows and kicks.As one becomes more experienced in the art of choice, you discoverthat there are more similarities between them then there aredifferences. All arts have a Hard/Soft or Yin/Yang component tothem. More input: Internal arts are used more in dealing with painand controlling the body, making it do whatever you need it to do.Such as Shaolin Monks being supported by spears in the torso andextremities. In short, Internal arts condition the will and Chi(life energy) and External arts condition the actual physicalaspects of the body such as pain and injury tolerance.
  • Answer: Depending on your actual definition of Martial Arts, the first was actually boxing matches and training held in ancient Egypt as depicted on their hieroglyphics. In no way is Kendo any where near being the oldest art.
  • Answer: I believe it is based on nin-jutsu although there are a few hints of tae-kwon-do and karate
  • Answer: Sounds like your an athletic person so maybe try some sports. Try football, soccer, baseball, rugby or aussi football. All good sports or if you want something a bit easier you could get a hobby such as model building or making small things like a birdhouse. You could do some painting or could play video games. All good choices but the final idea is up to you. all anybody else can do is give suggestions
  • Answer: If you define a martial art as formalized unarmed combat, then wrestling, it has existed for over 4,000 years in China and the ancient Greeks and Romans participated in wrestling as well. Wrestling is mentioned in the Bible and is one of the first original Olympic sports.
  • Answer: Martial arts do not have any specific point of origin. It is practiced worldwide, every culture has its own unique martial arts style. For example, The Chinese people are very notable for their internal styles such as Kung fu, Baquazhang,and wing chun. While Japanese people are notable for their hard styles such as karate, and jujitsu. However there are many styles to choose from such as capoiera which is an afro-brazilian style or savate a french style martial art based on kicking and striking.Most martial arts are rooted in India some way or another. Wing Chun and Baquazhang are styles of kung fu, kung fu is a term referring to all Chinese martial arts and jujitsu is a soft martial art.
  • Answer: self defence
  • Answer: A DAN is the name/title given to a person that has achieved the status of black belt.
  • Answer: American taekwondo association which organizes taekwondo matches inAmerica
  • Answer: I think Jet Li is the best at martial arts
  • Answer: The Martial Art is defined by many interpretations and variations which evolved over a long period that some experts might say began with the earliest human history, but is more commonly associated with refined fighting skills combined with mental discipline, morality, ethics, and spiritual enlightenment. Certain people have been noted for developing specifically named curriculums or systems for teaching the Martial Art with varied philosophies, techniques, and tactics, but there is not one single person responsible for the origin of the Martial Art other than belief in a divine creator or God since all Martial Art combative knowledge is based on natural forces, scientific principles, and universal laws of physics.
  • Answer: 1. Karate
    2. Taekwondo
    3. Judo
    4. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
    5. Greco-Roman Wrestling
    6. Freestyle Wrestling
    7. Krav Maga
    8. Kendo
    9. Boxing
    10. Savate
    11. Silat
    12. Eskrima
    13. Muay Thai
    14. Kung Fu
    15. Sambo
    16. Pankration
    as you can see, there are more than seven