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Encyclopedia > List of martial arts

This is a list of martial arts, broken down by region and style. Hawaiian State Grappling Championships. ...

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African martial arts

Egypt
Eritrea
Nigeria
South Africa
Senegal
  • Laamb Wrestling
Sudan
Togo
Canary Islands

A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Testa is an African, especially Eritrean and Ethiopian, martial art that emphasizes headbutting. ... Dambe is a form of boxing associated with the Hausa people of the Saharan regions of West Africa. ... Children stick fighting in Madadeni, Natal, South Africa circa 1994 Nguni stick fighting (or known as donga) is a martial art traditionally practiced by teenage Nguni herdboys in South Africa. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Laamb Wrestling is a form of wrestling from Senegal involves a mix of bare-knuckle boxing and orthodox wrestling[1]. It transcends all ethnic groups and enjoys the status of national sport. ... Nuba fighting is a form of wrestling in Sudan, performed with no pinning, no submission, and no strikes. ... Evala is a form of traditional wrestling practiced mainly by the Kabyé of northern Togo, in West Africa. ... This article is about the islands in the Atlantic Ocean. ... Canarian Wrestling is a sport original from the Canary Islands // Description Wrestlers situates in the middle of a sand circle, called terrero. They have to make the other wrestler touch the sand with any part of the body, excepting the feets. ...

Asian martial arts

For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ...

East Asia

China

Chinese martial arts (中國武術)

Modern styles: Kung fu redirects here. ... The hundreds of different styles and schools of Chinese martial arts (中國武術) are collectively called Kung Fu (功夫), Wushu (武術), Kuoshu (國術), or Chuan Fa (拳法), depending on the persons or groups doing so. ... Ba Fa, or Eight Methods, is a martial art developed by Li De Mao (李德茂) during the Qing dynasty. ... BāguàzhÇŽng is one of the major internal (a. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Black Tiger Kung Fu was inherited from Sujia Shaolin (non Monk). ... Chaquan (查拳), sometimes pronounced Zhaquan, is a style of Chinese martial arts. ... Chow Gar is a close in fighting system from the Southern Shaolin, and is a form of Southern Praying Mantis (martial art), which is one of many Chinese martial arts. ... Å®Choy Lay Fut, Choy Lai Fut, Choy Li Fut, Choy Lee Fut or Tsai Li Fo, (蔡李佛) is a hybrid Chinese martial art developed by Grandmaster Chan Heung in 1836 at Ging Mui, and is highly popular in Hong Kong, Canada, and USA, and is also gaining widespread popularity worldwide. ... Ditangquan or the ground tumbling boxing originated in the Shandong Province during the Song Dynasty (1129-1279). ... Chinese dragons The movements of the Dragon style (Traditional Chinese: ; Yale Cantonese: lung4 ying4 mo1 kiu4; literally dragon shape rubbing bridges) of Chinese martial arts are based on the mythical Chinese dragon. ... For the military operation, see Operation Eagle Claw. ... Emei is one of the major martial mountains, being located in Sichuan Province. ... Fānziquán (Chinese: 翻子拳; literally tumbling fist) is a Chinese martial art that emphasizes qínná, or joint-locking. ... Five Ancestors Fist (Chinese: 五祖拳; Pinyin: ; Minnan: ngó chó kûn) is a Southern Chinese martial art that consists of techniques from five different styles: the hand techniques and the complementary softness and hardness of Yin/Yang of White Crane (白鶴拳) the agility and footwork of Monkey (猴拳) the precision and efficient movement... In the Chinese martial arts, imagery of the Five Animals (Chinese: ; pinyin: ; literally Five Forms)—Tiger, Crane, Leopard, Snake, and Dragon—appears predominantly in Southern styles, especially those associated with Guangdong and Fujian Provinces. ... This article is about the Fujian style of White Crane. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Dog Kung Fu, i. ... Monkey Kung Fu (猴拳) is a Chinese martial art where the movements imitate monkeys or apes in fighting. ... Huaquan (Simplified Chinese: 华拳; Traditional Chinese: 華拳) is a Chinese martial arts form which is believed to have originate from Jining in the Shandong Province. ... This article is considered orphaned, since there are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Hung Gar, also known as Hung Kuen or Hung Ga, is a southern Chinese martial art associated with the Chinese folk hero Wong Fei Hung, who was a master of Hung Gar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Lau Gar (Traditional Chinese: 劉家; pinyin: Liú Jiā; Yale Cantonese: Lau4 Ga1; literally Lau Family) is one of the five major family styles of Southern Chinese martial arts and is attributed to Lau Sam-Ngan (劉三眼; pinyin: Liú SānyÇŽn; Yale Cantonese: Lau4 Saam1 Ngaan5; literally Three Eyed Lau), who is... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Chen Po Note: The art may be spelled in different ways, for example: LiuHeBaFa, Lok Hup Ba Fa, Liu He Ba Fa, Liu Ho Pa Fa, Lok Hop Pat Fat, etc. ... Northern Shaolin Chuan Kung Fu or Shaolin Long Fist Northern Shaolin Chuan Kung Fu, or Shaolin Long Fist, is an external style directly descending from the Kung Fu taught at the Shaolin Temples. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Mei Hua quan, or Plum Flower fist Boxing, is a style of Kung Fu that originated in the Northern provinces of China. ... Mian Quan is a northern Chinese martial arts style which most likely generated in the province of Hebei. ... Mizongquan Is a Chinese martial art, one of the Mizongyi. ... Nánquán (Chinese: 南拳; literally southern fist) refers to those Chinese martial arts that originate south of the Yangtze River, including Hung Kuen, Choy Lee Fut, and Wing Chun. ... The Praying Mantis system of Kung Fu (蟷螂拳 Tanglangquan) was created by Master Wang Lang (王郎) over 350 years ago in the Shandong (山東) province of China. ... Pak Mei is a southern style of gong fu. ... San Huang Pao Chui (Chinese: 三皇炮捶; pinyin: ; literally Three Emperor Cannon Punch) is a Chinese martial art attributed to the the Three August Ones: Fuxi, Shennong, and Gonggong. ... Piguaquan (Traditional Chinese: 劈掛拳, literally chop-hanging fist), also known as Piguazhang (劈掛掌, chop-hanging palm) due to its emphasis on palm techniques, is often practiced along with Bajiquan (八極拳, literally eight extremes fist) and is a style of wushu (Chinese martial arts) that features explosive, long-range power. ... Shaolin Nam Pai Chuan is the generic name for southern Shaolin style boxing. ... Shaolin Quan, Shaolinquan or Shaolin Chüan (Chinese: 少林拳; pinyin: ) is the term typically used to describe the Chinese martial arts that originate from the famous Shaolin Buddhist temple and monastery at Songshan in Henan, founded circa 7th century CE. There are a few theories as to its origins, some based... Shuai jiao (Chinese: 摔跤 or 摔角; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Shuai-chiao) is the modern Chinese term for Chinese and Mongolian wrestling. ... There are two unrelated, Northern and Southern(She Ying Diao Shou), snake styles. ... Bamboo Forest Praying Mantis more commonly known as Southern Praying Mantis was developed as a kung fu style by the Hakka Chinese. ... Tai chi chuan (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: tai4 chi2 chüan2) is an internal Chinese martial art. ... This article is about a concept in Taoism. ... Tantui (彈腿/æ½­è…¿), or springy legs, is a style in martial arts based on kicks, created in Northern China by Chinese Muslims. ... Tien Shan Pai (天山派) is a northern style of Kung-fu which originated in the Tien Shan mountains of northwestern China. ... -1... For the 1994 Hong Kong film, see Wing Chun (film). ... WÇ”dāngquán, is a family of Chinese martial arts known more generally as nèijiā. The name refers to the Wudang Mountains of Hubei Province, which are known for their many Taoist temples. ... Xingyiquan is one of the three major internal Chinese martial arts—the other two being Tai Chi Chüan and Baguazhang—and is characterised by aggressive, seemingly linear movements and explosive power. ... Yau Kung Mun is a rare southern Chinese Kung Fu system dating back to the Tang Dynasty, with its roots in the Shaolin Temple. ... The traditional Chinese martial art known as Eagle Claw (Ying Jow Pai) is one of the oldest and most complex of the surviving Northern Shaolin kung fu systems. ... Yiquan (Chinese:意拳; pinyin: Yìquán; Wade-Giles: I4 Chüan2; lit. ... Zui Quan (Traditional and Simplified Chinese: 醉拳; pinyin: Zuì Quán, literally Drunken Fist, also known as Drunken Boxing or Drunkards Boxing) is a traditional Chinese martial art. ...

feydey 21:37, 15 November 2005 (UTC) Category: Possible copyright violations ... A modern synthetic style created by Alex Tao (Tao Zhong Xian) of Shangdong province. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... San Shou (散手) or San-Da (散打) is a relatively new martial art, which was originally developed by the Chinese military based upon intense study of various traditional methods. ... San Soo is a form of Chinese martial arts also known as Kung Fu San Soo and San Soo Kung Fu. ...

Japan

Main article: Japanese martial arts
Okinawan/Ryukyuan martial arts
  • Naha-te (那覇手)
  • Shuri-te (首里手)
  • Tomari-te (泊手)
  • Karate (空手)
    • Chitō-ryū (千唐流)
    • Gōhakukai-ryū (剛柔流泊手空手道協会)
    • Gōjū-ryū (剛柔流)
    • Isshin-ryū (一心流)
    • Ryū-te (琉手)
    • Ryūei-ryū (劉衛流)
    • Shohei-ryu
    • Shōrin-ryū
      • Kobayashi (小林流)
        • Shidōkan (小林流志道館)
        • Shōrinkan (小林流小林館)
      • Matsubayashi (松林流)
      • Seibukan (少林流聖武館)
      • Shōbayashi (小林流)
    • Shōrinji-ryū
    • Tōon-ryū (東恩流)
    • Uechi-ryū (上地流)
  • Okinawan kobudo (古武道)
    • Kyokushin kaikan (極真会館)
    • Kenshin Ryu
    • Matayoshi Kobudo
    • Ryukyu Kobudo
    • Yamanni ryu (山根流)
  • Tegumi (手組)

Japanese martial arts refers to the enormous variety of martial arts native to Japan. ... Aikido ) is a Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba as a synthesis of his martial studies, philosophy, and religious beliefs. ... Battojutsu (抜刀術 battōjutsu) is a martial art involving the katana. ... Bōjutsu ), translated from Japanese as staff technique, is the martial art of using a staff weapon called bō which simply means stick. Staves are perhaps one of the earliest weapons used by man. ... The Bujinkan (武神館) is a martial arts organization practicing the art commonly referred to as Bujinkan Budō Taijutsu (武神館武道体術). The art is widely considered to be the last legitimate ninpo, or ninja, martial art, particularly because of the influence of Togakure ryu. ... Daitō-ryÅ« aiki-jÅ«jutsu (大東流合気柔術), originally called Daito-ryÅ« jujutsu (大東流柔術), is a Japanese martial art that first became widely known in the early 20th century under the headmastership of Sokaku Takeda (武田 惣角 Takeda Sōkaku). ... Dakentaijutsu (Japanese: 打拳体術) is the striking component of taijutsu in the Bujinkan. ... Genbukan is a school of Japanese martial arts, and one of the three X-kan. ... Goshin Jujitsu is a modern self-defense-oriented style of Jujitsu. ... Hakkoryu is a school or style of jujutsu related to Daito Ryu founded by Shodai Soke Okuyama Ryuho (1901-1987) a student of Sokaku Takeda and a practitioner of shiatsu. ... Respect shown to the sword (To·ne·rei) before and after practice. ... This is almost same as Muay Thai but there are differences between them. ... Jinenkan (in Japanese 自然舘) means Hall of Nature, reflecting an emphasis on natural movements and the strength found in nature and the environment. ... Jodo (Japanese:杖術), or Jojutsu, is a Japanese martial art using staves (jo), similar to bojutsu, in defense against the Japanese sword. ... This article is about the martial art and sport. ... Jujutsu )  , literally meaning the art of softness, is a Japanese martial art consisting primarily of grappling techniques. ... For other uses, see Karate (disambiguation). ... Ashihara kaikan ) is a stand-up, full contact, Japanese martial art that was founded by Hideyuki Ashihara (December 5, 1944-April 24, 1995) in 1980 and existed under his direction until his death, by ALS, in 1995. ... Budokan ) is a style of Karate recognized by World Union of Karate-do Organizations (WUKO). ... Butokukan karate is a Japanese style of karate and, as of 2006, is chiefly present in Washington state and British Columbia. ... Gensei-ryu ) is a karate style with roots in Shuri-Te, one of the three original karate styles on Okinawa (a Japanese island). ... Genwakai is a style of Karate-do. ... Go Kan Ryu is a relativly new style of Karate. ... Enshin kaikan ) is a style of knockdown, full contact karate founded in 1988 with dojo and students in various countries around the world. ... Shotokan-ryu ) is a school of karate, developed from various martial arts by Gichin Funakoshi (1868–1957) and his son Yoshitaka Funakoshi (1906–1945). ... Shotokai ) is the organisation formed in 1936 by Gichin Funakoshi to teach karate. ... Yoseikan Karate (Yoseikan Ryu Karate) is the name given to the Karate (Shotokan) taught at the Yoseikan Dojo in Shizuoka, Japan, under the direction of Minoru Mochizuki (望月 稔 Mōchizuki Minoru, 1907–2003). ... This article is considered orphaned, since there are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Shidokan karate is sometimes described as the triathlon of Martial Arts, as it encompasses knockdown (otherwise known as bare knuckle) karate, Thai kick-boxing, and grappling. ... The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ... Miyake Shukokai International logo Shukokai ) is a group of closely related styles of karate, based on Tani-ha Shito-ryÅ«, a branch of Shito-ryÅ« developed by Chojiro Tani in the late 1940s. ... Seishinkai (聖心会) is an international organization for promotion and teaching of Shito-ryu Karate. ... Hayashi-ha is a style of Shito-ryu karate developed and founded by soke Teruo Hayashi in Osaka, Japan in 1970. ... Toyama Kanken ShÅ«dōkan (修道館), literally the hall for the study of the [karate] way, is a school of karate developed by Kanken Toyama (1888 – 1966). ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... Wado-ryu (和道流) is one of the worlds major karate styles. ... Yoshukai ) karate is a branch discipline of the Japanese/Okinawan martial art, Karate-do, or Way of the Empty Hand. ... Kendo ), or way of the sword, is the martial art of Japanese fencing. ... Kenjutsu ) is the Japanese martial art specializing in the use of the Japanese sword (katana). ... Kenpo may also refer to the Constitution of Japan (憲法) Kenpo or Kempo (拳法 Kenpō; lit. ... The two shields of Kenpo Kai - Kenpo Kai is a traditional Japanese martial art. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Naginatajutsu (なぎなた術, 長刀術 or 薙刀術) is the art of fighting with a Japanese naginata, a weapon resembling the medieval European glaive. ... Nakamura Ryu Happogiri Battodo is a modern iaijutsu form created by Nakamura Taizaburo Hanshi 10th dan Shodai Soke, Nakamura Ryu . ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about a Japanese martial art. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... New Japan Pro Wrestling is one of the most popular professional wrestling promotions in the World. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Shidokan karate is sometimes described as the triathlon of Martial Arts, as it encompasses knockdown (otherwise known as bare knuckle) karate, Thai kick-boxing, and grappling. ... Shinkendo is a Martial Art that teaches the way of armed samurai combat. ... a shintaido gasshuku Shintaido http://www. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Shootfighting Shoot wrestling is a general term that describes a range of hybrid fighting systems originating in Japan in the late 1970s, in close association with Japanese professional wrestling. ... Shooto logo ISC logo This article deals with the martial arts organization, for the baseball pitch, see gyroball. ... Shorinji Kempo (少林寺拳法 Shōrinji Kenpō -- note that the World Shorinji Kempo Organization prefers the Romanization kempo to kenpo) is a martial art form of Kempo that was invented by Doshin So (å®— 道臣, 1911-1980) in 1947, who incorporated Japanese Zen Buddhism into the fighting style. ... For other uses, see Sumo (disambiguation). ... Taido ( 躰道 / taidō ) is a Japanese martial arts or budo created in 1965 by Seiken Shukumine (1925 - 2001). ... Taiho-Jitsu and American Taiho-Jitsu is a form of Ju-Jitsu. ... Taijutsu ), literally meaning body skill or body art, is a term for Japanese martial arts techniques that rely on a science of body movements. ... Tenshin Shōden Katori Shintō-ryÅ« ) is one of the oldest extant Japanese martial arts, and an exemplar of koryÅ« bujutsu. ... Toyama-ryÅ« (戸山流) was born perhaps as early as 1925 at the Rikugun Toyama Gakko, or Toyama Military Academy. By the 1970s, three separate organizations represented Toyama-ryÅ« iaido: in Hokkaido, the late Yamaguchi Yuuki Senseis Greater Japan Toyama Ryu Iaido Federation; in Kansai (Kyoto-Osaka area), the late Morinaga... Yabusame Archer Yabusame (流鏑馬) is a type of Japanese archery, one that is performed while riding a horse. ... YagyÅ« Shingan-ryÅ« ), is a traditional school (koryÅ«) of Japanese martial arts. ... Yoseikan Budo is a comprehensive Japanese martial art founded by Master Minoru Mochizuki in 1931 and improved by his son, Hiroo Mochizuki. ... Karate training at Shuri Castle c. ... Naha-te is a pre-World War II term for a type of martial art indigenous to the area around Naha, the capital city of the island of Okinawa. ... Karate training at Shuri Castle c. ... Tomari-Te refers to a tradition of martial arts originating from the village of Tomari, Okinawa. ... For other uses, see Karate (disambiguation). ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... GōjÅ«-ryÅ« ), (Japanese for Hard-soft style) is a style of karate that uses a combination of hard and soft techniques. ... This article is about the modern school of karate. ... RyÅ« Te (琉手, lit. ... Ryuei-ryu ) is an Okinawan style of karate. ... Shohei-ryu Karate is a version of Uechi Ryu Karate. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Shorin-ryu ) , also called Kobayashi-Shōrin-ryÅ«, is a style of Okinawan karate that descended from Chosin Chibana. ... Shorin-ryu Shidokan ) is a branch of the Kobayashi Shorin-ryÅ« style of Okinawan Karate, developed by Katsuya Miyahira, Hanshi 10th Dan. ... Shorin-ryu Shorinkan ) is a branch of the Kobayashi Shorin-ryÅ« style of Okinawan Karate, developed by Shugoro Nakazato, Hanshi 10th Dan. ... Shoshin Nagamine and son Takayoshi Nagamine. ... Shorin-ryu Seibukan ) , also known as Sukunabayashi, is one of the many Okinawan Shorin-ryu styles of karate, founded by Zenryo Shimabukuro in 1962. ... Shorin-ryu ) , also called Shōbayashi Shōrin-ryu, is a style of Okinawan karate founded by Eizo Shimabukuro. ... Stories about the origins of karatedo and the lives of its masters are rich in folklore. ... Tōon-ryÅ« ), is a style of Okinawan Karate taught and named by Kyoda Juhatsu. ... Uechi RyÅ« (上地流 — Japanese for Way of Uechi) is a style of Okinawan karate. ... It has been suggested that Kobudo be merged into this article or section. ... Kyokushin redirects here. ... Kenshin Ryu is a style of Okinawan kobudo that focuses on the use of the bo staff that is taught as a complementary style to Shito Ryu karate. ... Matayoshi Kobudo is a branch of Okinawan Kobudo founded by Shinko Matayoshi. ... Ryukyu Kobudo is the branch of Okinawan Kobudo developed and systemized by Taira Shinken under the Ryukyu Kobudo Hozon Shinko Kai association. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Tegumi is a form of Okinawan wrestling. ...

Korea

Main article: Korean martial arts

This article is about the Korean civilization. ... Practitioners from a Korean martial arts school in Calgary do a demonstration Korean martial arts (Hangul: 무술 or 무예, Hanja: 武術 or 武藝) are the martial arts that are native to, or were adapted and modified by, Korea. ... Gwon-gyokdo (more commonly known as Kun Gek Do) is a Korean hybrid of Martial Art and Sport. ... Haidong Gumdo, also spelled Haedong Kumdo, is a name coined around 1982 and used for several Korean martial art organizations that use swords. ... Han Mu Do, founded by Dr. He-Young Kimm, is a comprehensive martial arts system comprised of the study of empty hand techniques, the study of weapons, the study of Ki, and the study of martial arts philosophy. ... Hankido is a relatively new Hapkido style, developped by the late Myung Jae Nam. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... This article is about Martial art. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... HupKwonDo is ADVANCED TAEKWON-DO. Taekwon-do took traditional block, punch and kick martial arts and standardized and popularized forms, techniques and rules for competition. ... Hwa Rang Do is a Korean martial art that was created in its modern form by Joo Bang Lee and his brother, Joo Sang Lee. ... Kuk Sool Won is a Korean martial arts system founded by In Hyuk Suh in 1958. ... Kumdo is a modern martial art of fencing, the Korean equivalent of Japanese kendo. ... Alternatively spelled Gunmudo. Kunmudo is one of the most unique Korean martial arts. ... Kyuki Do is a Korean art that is a mix of Taekwondo, Judo, Jiu Jitsu, Hapkido, and Kobudo. ... Sun-Kwan-Moo is the name of a Korean Seon (Zen) Buddhist cultivation method for enlightenment, employing a unique martial art training regimen and meditations. ... Shippalgi or Sibpalgi or Sipalki is a Korean martial art which is said to have its roots in the Mu Ye Shin Bo, a Korean martial arts manual published in 1759. ... Soo Bahk Do is a Korean martial art that was founded on November 9, 1945. ... Subak, (or Subakhi, Subak-chigi) is a Korean traditional martial art. ... Image:Ssireum-1. ... Taekwondo (태권도; IPA: ) is a Korean martial art and combat sport. ... Dictionary spelling Taekkyeon, or Tekkyeon, is a traditional Korean martial art, probably stemming from Subak and Ssirum. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Tukong Moosul (more accurately, Teuk-gong Musul, Korean 특공무술, meaning literally Special Forces Martial Art) officially began as the self-defense system of the South Korean Special Forces. ... WonHwaDo is a relatively new Korean martial art, founded in 1972 by Bong-Ki Han. ... Yongmudo (용무도) - is a martial arts invented by field experts and professors of Yongin University, a school specializing in the education of martial arts and sports since 1953. ...

Southeast Asia

Burma
Cambodia
Philippines
Indonesia
Laos
Malaysia
Thailand
Vietnamese martial arts (Võ Thuật Việt Nam)

the Tiger Defense Bando or animal system is the ancient art of self-defense from Burma. ... Banshay is a term for martial arts of Myanmar, focusing on weapon use. ... BAMA LETHWEI Lethwei or Lethawae (Read as Let-whae, but quickly) ; also known as Burmese Boxing and Myanmar Traditional Boxing, is a form of kickboxing which originated in Myanmar (Burma). ... Rakhine naban Naban is a term for the various grappling martial arts of Myanmar. ... Angkorian warriors as depicted on bas reliefs at Angkor Wat Bokator/Boxkator, or more formally, Labok Katao(which means wielding a wooden stick to fight lions) (ល្បុក្កតោ), is an ancient Khmer martial art said to be the predecessor of all Southeast Asian kickboxing styles. ... Khmer Boxing is a martial art very similar to Muay Thai. ... Khmer wrestling at bayon temple. ... Pradal Serey (; English: Khmer Boxing) is the name of the centuries old kickboxing martial arts of Cambodia. ... Arnis may refer to: an alternative name for Filipino Martial Arts, Eskrima, Kali, Garote, Estokada, ... Modern Arnis, a Filipino martial art Kapatiran Arnis, a Filipino martial art Arnis, Germany, a small town in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Category: ... Buno is a system of Filipino wrestling like Dumog, but its said to be more refined than Dumog and utilizing the force of the attacker instead of putting force against force. ... Cinco Teros refers to the five most basic strikes in eskrima. ... Dumog is the term used in Eskrima to refer to wrestling techniques. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Espada y daga (also known as punta y daga or olisi y baraw (cebuano) is a discipline of Eskrima and the FMA believed to be influenced by European Fencing. ... Jendo is a Filipino martial art that utilizes empty hand, sticks and bladed weapons as a means of self-defense. ... Kali Sikaran has its roots in the martial arts of the Philippines and South East Asia. ... Kombatan is a Filipino martial arts system. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Pananjakman is the Filipino martial art of low-line kicking, associated with Eskrima. ... Pangamot is a Filipino martial art taught by Dan Inosanto. ... SIKARAN is a form of Philippine Martial Arts whose history dates back to the early 1500s before the Spaniards came, It is the art of foot-fighting where the farmers use their strong legs to drive the partners outside the designated line (pitak). ... Yaw Yan Logo Grandmaster Napoleon A. Fernandez, originator Yaw-Yan Yaw-Yan known as Sayaw ng Kamatayan (Dance of Death) is a Filipino martial art developed by Napoleon Fernandez. ... Kuntao is a term from southern China meaning Kung Fu. ... This article is about martial art forms practiced in Indonesia. ... Silat or Pencak Silat is an umbrella term for a martial art form originating from the regions of the Malay Archipelago. ... SINDO, or actually SINDO1, stands for symmetric orthogonalised INDO and was developed by K. Jug and coworkers. ... Ling Lom, also known as Air Monkey or Dancing Monkey, is a style of martial arts practiced in Thailand and Laos. ... Tomoi is a Malaysian name for the South-East Asian martial art known in Thailand as Muay Thai, in Cambodia as Pradal Serey, and similar to an art from Myanmar known as Lethwei. ... Silat or Pencak Silat is an umbrella term for a martial art form originating from the regions of the Malay Archipelago. ... Krabi Krabong is a Thai fighting system which makes use of various weapons and also incorporates the empty-hand techniques of Muay Thai. ... Lerdrit is a Thai form of martial arts taught, and used by the Royal Thai Army. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... For the drink with a similar-sounding name, see Mai Tai. ... Cuong Nhu (pronounced Kung Nu) is an synthetic martial art, developed originally by Dr. Ngo Dong of Vietnam in 1965 at the University of Hue. ... Tu-Thân is a vietnamese martial art. ... Vovinam Việt Võ Đạo, Minden, Germany Việt Võ Đạo or 越武道 is the Philosophy behind many vietnamese martial arts. ... Qwan Ki Do (Quan Khi Dao) ist a vietnamese martial art. ... Qwan Ki Do (Quan Khi Dao) ist a vietnamese martial art. ... Vovinam is a type of Vietnamese martial arts. ... Vo Dao Vietnam is a vietnamese martial art. ... Vo Binh Dinh is a Vietnamese martial art. ...

South Asia

Sri Lanka

The Indian subcontinent is home to a variety of martial arts, including Pehlwani, Kalarippayattu, Vajra Mushti and Gatka. ... Pehlwani Maruti Mane, winner of the Hind-Kesari title of India and 1970 British Commonwealth Games silver medalist in wrestling Modern Indian wrestling, or Pehlwani (Devanagari: पहलवानी), is a synthesis of an indigenous Aryan / Hindu form of wrestling that dates back at least to at least the 5th century BC [1... // [edit] List of Dravidian Martial Arts by state or province [edit] Kerala Kalarippayattu (ക്അലരിപ്പയത്തു) Marma Adi (മര്മ അദി) [edit] Tamil Nadu & Northeast Sri Lanka Adithada (அடிதட) Kuttu Varisai (குத்துவரிசை) Malyutham (மல்யுதம்) Varma Kalai (வர்மக்கலை) [edit] See also Tamil Martial Arts Categories: | ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Adithada (Adi means kick and thada means block) is a martial art originating from the south of India that is similar to Japanese Karate and Kickboxing. ... Bothati is an Indian martial art involving fighting with spears on horseback. ... Gatka (Punjabi: , ) is a traditional Sikh martial art. ... Inuban is is a form of wrestling native to the people of Mizoram in India. ... Kalarippayattu (IPA: [kaɭaɾipːajatɨ̆], Malayalam: കളരിപയറ്റ്) is a Dravidian martial art practised in Kerala and contiguous parts of neighboring Tamil Nadu of Southern India. ... Kuttu Varisai (Empty Hand Combat) (Tamil: ) is a Tamil Indian martial art practiced in Tamil Nadu, South India and in Northeastern Sri Lanka, formerly known as Thamizhakkam. ... Lathi is an ancient armed martial art of India. ... Mallayuddha (literally wrestling combat)[1] is the martial art of classical Indian wrestling. ... Malyutham (Tamil:மல்யுத்தம்) is a grappling martial art that was practiced throughout Tamil history of ancient Tamilakkam which resembles western wrestling. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Niyuddha-kride (Devanagari नियुद्ध क्रिडे) is a form of martial arts that concentrates on diversion and quick striking in case of a successful diversion. ... Pehlwani Modern wrestling, or Pehlwani , is a synthesis of an indigenous Aryan form of wrestling that dates back at least to the 5th century BC [1] and a Persian form of wrestling brought into South Asia by the Mughals. ... Sarit Sara is a deadly form of martial arts, which is relatively unknown outside of its place of origin - the north east Indian state of Manipur. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Thang-Ta is most popular Meetei Martial arts in Manipur. ... Varma Kalai Varma Kalai (also spelled Varmakalai or Varmakkalai) is an ancient martial art which has its origins in the southern part of India, more specifically, around Tamil Nadu state. ... Vajra Mushti (or Vajra Mukti)/Diamond Fist is one of the oldest martial arts of India . ... Angampora is the native martial art of Sri Lanka that exhibits smooth, flowing but deceptive movements. ... Literally Chinese Punch. It is an ancient Kung Fu style of Sri Lanka. ...

Southwest Asia

Iran
Israel
Turkey

 Southwest Asia in most contexts. ... Iranian Wrestling which is called Koshti in Persian has a very long tradition and history in Iran. ... Varzesh-e Pahlavani (Persian varzeÅ¡-e pahlavānÄ« ورزش پهلوانی) meaning the Sport of the Heroes, also known as Varzesh-e Bastani (Persian varzeÅ¡-e bāstnÄ« ورزش باستانی), meaning the Sport of the Ancients, is a traditional discipline of gymnastics and wrestling of Iran, which was originally an academy of physical training for... Logo of the Kapap Academy Kapap (‎), short for Krav Panim el Panim, translated as face to face combat, is the original Israeli combat system of defensive tactics, hand to hand combat and self defense employed by the Jewish Underground Movements and the Israel Defense Forces. ... Krav Maga (Hebrew קרב מגע: contact combat) is a martial art, at first developed in Czechoslovakia in the 1930s. ... Sayokan is a Turkish martial art, created by Nihat Yigit. ... YaÄŸlı GüreÅŸ (IPA:) is the Turkish national sport. ...

Central Asia

Mongolia
Uzbekistan
Tibet

Mongolian wrestling is a traditional Mongolian sport that has existed in Mongolia for centuries. ... Kurash is the native ancient type of upright jacket wrestling practiced in Uzbekistan. ... This article is about historical/cultural Tibet. ... Traditional Boabom Defense Boabom can be described as a system of moving meditation, active relaxation, and self-defense. ...

European martial arts

Main article: European martial arts
General
United Kingdom
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Russia
Serbia
Spain
Switzerland

European Martial Arts is the research and practice of ancient, medieval through to 20th century forms of armed and unarmed combat from the European continent. ... FILA Greatest Wrestler of 20th Century (Greco-Roman) Alexander Karelin throws Olympian Jeff Blatnick with his Karelin Lift. Amateur wrestling is the most widespread form of sport wrestling. ... Archery is the practice of using a bow to shoot arrows. ... Catch wrestling is a popular style of wrestling. ... The European dueling sword in the narrow sense is a basket and cage hilted weapon in use specifically in duels from the late 17th to the 19th century. ... Fencing advertisement for the 1900 Summer Olympic Games This article is about the sport, which is distinguished from stage fencing and academic fencing (mensur). ... Historical martial arts reconstructions are attempts at reviving martial arts with no living tradition. ... Joust redirects here. ... See also bare-knuckle for other uses. ... Quarterstaffs in use, from Old English Sports, Pastimes and Customs, published 1891 A quarterstaff is a medieval English variant of the staff weapon, consisting of a shaft of hardwood, sometimes with metal-reinforced tips. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... Bartitsu is an eclectic martial art and self defence method originally developed in England during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ... For other meanings of these words, see boxing (disambiguation) or boxer. ... The London Prize Ring rules was a list of 29 rules drafted by Britains Jack Broughton in 1743, governing the conduct of prizefighting/boxing for over 100 years. ... The Marquis of Queensbury rules are a code of popularly accepted rules in the sport of boxing. ... Cornish wrestling (or wrasslin as it is sometimes called in Cornish English) is a form of wrestling similar to judo, which has been established in Cornwall (South West Britain) for several centuries. ... Defendu is a modern martial art developed by William E. Fairbairn. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Hand to hand combat. ... Jieishudan (pronounced gee-shoo-dan) (Japanese: measures to defend oneself) is a system of self defence, based in the United Kingdom. ... Lancashire wrestlink is an historic wrestling style from Lancashire in England. ... This article is about the country. ... A Scottish dance recorded by J. F. & T. M. Flett in their book, Traditional Step-Dancing in Scotland, taught to them by Mary Isdale Mac Nab of Vancouver. ... Scottish Backhold Wrestling is a fighting style originating from Scotland. ... Hanmoodo (also Han Moo Do) (The Way of the Korean Martial Art ) is a Korean-style martial art founded in Finland. ... The Bâton français (French stick fighting) is a European fencing system that uses a staff about 4 feet long. ... Gouren is a style of wrestling which has been established in Brittany for several centuries. ... Kinomichi, calligraphy by Masamichi Noro Kinomichi 氣之道 is a Martial art (budo 武道 in Japanese ), founded by Masamichi Noro 野呂昌道 in Paris, France, in 1979. ... Categories: Wikipedia cleanup | Weapon stubs | Stick fighting | Fencing | Mêlée weapons ... Lutta corsa (in Corsican; the French name is Lutte corse; both mean Corsican free fighting) is an ancient, unarmed martial art developed from ancient pankration by sheperds on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. ... Savate (pronounced ), also known as boxe française, French boxing, French Kickboxing or French Footfighting, is a French martial art which uses both the hands and feet as weapons and combines elements of western boxing with graceful kicking techniques. ... Khridoli (Georgian: ) is an ancient Georgian martial art, which includes fighting with bare hands and different types of weapons. ... German Ju-Jutsu is a martial art related to Japanese Jujutsu, developed in Germany using techniques from various traditional and modern martial arts. ... page of Mscr. ... Tom Schwarz loves penis, he enjoys it in sandwiches as well as in muffins. ... Pankration was an ancient sport introduced in the Greek Olympic games in 648 BC. Many historians believe that, although Pankration was not one of the first Olympic sports, it was likely the most popular. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Bata (Bataireacht or Uisce Beatha Bata Rince in Irish) or Irish stickfighting is a traditional martial art of Ireland. ... A cestus is an ancient battle glove. ... This article is about Greco-Roman wrestling. ... The sette spade Diagram from the Pisani facsimile of the Flos Duellatorum (fol. ... Stav is a martial art and philosophical system which uses runes and Norse Mythology in its teaching. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Jogo do Pau. ... Sambo (Russian: ) -- (also called Sombo in the US and sometimes written in all-caps) is a modern martial art, combat sport and self-defense system developed in the former Soviet Union, and recognized as an official sport by the USSR All-Union Sports Committee in 1938, presented by Anatoly Kharlampiev. ... Spetsnaz GRU hand-to-hand combat style is a martial arts system developed Alexandre Popov for use by special reconnaissance/saboteur units of the GRU. Popovs System, based on Southern Chinese and Russian styles of fighting was developed in the 1920s and 1930s. ... For other uses, see Systema (disambiguation). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Map of Scotland showing the historic district of Ross Ross (Ros in Scottish Gaelic) is a region of Scotland and a former mormaerdom, earldom, sheriffdom and county. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Anthem:  Serbia() on the European continent()  —  [] Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian Recognised regional languages Hungarian, Slovak, Romanian, Croatian, Rusyn 1 Albanian 2 Demonym Serbian Government Parliamentary Democracy  -  President Boris Tadić  -  Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica    -  First state 7th century   -  Serbian Kingdom3 1217   -  Serbian Empire 1345   -  Independence lost... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Svebor is a martial art originating in Serbia. ... Carranza La Verdadera Destreza is a Spanish type of fencing. ... Maestro Elisio Deniz fences with a young student Juego del Palo or the Game of the Stick is a traditional martial art/folk sport of stick fighting practiced in the Canary Islands. ... The Keysi Fighting Method is a method of self development and personal growth that uses self defence as a vehicle. ... Zipota is a Basque martial art similar to the French fighting style savate which also survives and includes some stick-fencing. ... Schwingen is a Swiss version of wrestling. ...

American martial arts

Bolivia
Brazil
Canada
Mexico
Peru
  • Vacón
United States of America
Venezuela
  • El Juego del Garrote

Tinku is a form of ritual conflict practiced by local people in modern-day southern Peru and Bolivia. ... Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art and combat sport that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting with the goal of gaining a dominant position and using joint-locks and chokeholds to force an opponent to submit. ... Capoeira (IPA: ,Tupi-Guarani word for - clear area) is a Brazilian blend of martial art, game, and dance originated in Brazil, from the regions known as Bahia, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo. ... A world map showing the continent of Africa Africa is the worlds second-largest and second most-populous continent, after Asia. ... Kombato is a Brazilian military martial art of self defense and security created by a team led by Paulo Albuquerque. ... Luta Livre is a broad term referring to Brazilian wrestling. ... Maculelê (Pronounced: mah-koo-leh-LEH) is a dance from Africa where a number of people gather in a circle called a roda with one or more atabaques positioned at the entrance of the circle. ... Vale-tudo (Portuguese for anything goes - vale - is allowed, tudo - everything) describes competitions in unarmed combat having minimal rules[1]. It is sometimes considered a combat sport. ... Defendo self defense system created in 1942 by Bill Underwood. ... Wen-Do (or Wendo) is a form of self-defence developed and practiced by women and for women and girls. ... One of the most well known Lucha Libre wrestlers (luchadores), Rey Mysterio. ... Vacón is a martial art used by the Peruvian military personel and local police to prevent crime in impoverished areas. ... Motto: (traditional) In God We Trust (official, 1956–present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York City Official language(s) None at the federal level; English de facto Government Federal Republic  - President George W. Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence - Declared - Recognized... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... These are rules used in American and Australian Full Contact Karate. ... Catch wrestling is a popular style of wrestling. ... Chun Kuk Do is a hybrid martial art founded and first taught by Chuck Norris. ... This article is about collegiate wrestling. ... The tone or style of this article or section may not be appropriate for Wikipedia. ... Hoshin Roshi Ryu is an eclectic, esoteric martial art developed by Dr. Glenn Morris, a Ninjutsu practitioner and writer on martial arts and meditation. ... Hurricane Combat Arts is a Hybrid martial arts system founded by American Frank Monsalve. ... Inoue grappling is a form of mixed martial arts developed and taught by SuperBrawl champion Egan Inoue at Grappling Unlimited in Aiea, Hawaii. ... Jailhouse rock or JHR is a name which is used to describe a collection of different fighting styles that are alleged to have been practiced and/or developed within urban street gang culture and US penal institutions. ... Jeet Kune Do (Chinese: 截拳道 Cantonese: Jitkyùndou Pinyin: Jiéquándào, lit. ... Kajukenbo is a hybrid martial art that combines karate, judo, jujutsu, kenpo, and kung fu. ... Keichu Do Keichu Do is a martial arts system created by American Karl Marx. ... Kokondo Karate and its sister style, Jukido Jujitsu are Japanese-based martial arts developed by Shihan Paul Arel. ... The United States Marine Corps as part of its basic training teaches its recruits Marine Corps LINE Combat system. ... MCMAP logo The Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) is a combat system developed by the United States Marine Corps to combine existing and new hand-to-hand and close combat techniques with morale and team-building functions and instruction in what the Marine Corps calls the Warrior Ethos.[1... For the fighting styles that combine different arts, see hybrid martial arts. ... Model Mugging or Impact is a form of self-defense training that better prepares women (and, less frequently, men) for real-life attack situations. ... Feminism is a social theory and political movement primarily informed and motivated by the experience of women. ... Combatives FM 21-150 Figure 4-1, Vital Targets. ... Red Warrior, also known as Tushka-homa, is a martial art created by full blood Choctaw Indian and Martial Arts Hall of Famer Adrian Roman. ... SeishinDo Kenpo is an American martial art system of self defence. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Shen Lung Kung Fu (Chinese: 神龍 功夫) is a five-animal Chinese martial art created in America in the 1960s by Grandmaster Fu Xi-Wen dedicated to the goals of not only building self defense skills, but developing each person as a whole. ... ISFA logo Shootfighting is a combat sport and martial art, with competitions governed by the International Shootfighting Association (ISFA). ... To-Shin Do is a martial art style established by Stephen K. Hayes as a means of teaching ninjutsu (or taijutsu) in a format more accessible to American audiences. ... Tora Dojo is a unique form of martial arts established in New York City in 1967 by Grand Master Professor Harvey (Chaim) Sober of Yeshiva University. ... World War II combatives were empty-hand combat techniques taught to allied special forces in World War II by such famous instructors as Rex Applegate or William Ewart Fairbairn. ... Zipota is a Basque martial art similar to the French fighting style savate which also survives and includes some stick-fencing. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Caribbean

Haiti, Martinique, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Kalinda (also Kalenda or Calinda)
Cuba
  • Mani stick fighting
Jamaica
Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic

West Indies redirects here. ... Kalinda is a stick-fighting dance tradition that began as early as the 1800s in Trinidadian Carnival. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Capoeira or the Dance of War drawn by Johann Moritz Rugendas (1793—1838) Capoeira Angola is the traditional style of Bahian Capoeira. ... Kicking to left side Kickboxing refers to sport-fighting using kicks and punches and sometimes throws and bows representing a certain martial art or can be practiced for general fitness, or as a full-contact sport. ...

Oceania

Australia
Hawaii
New Zealand
  • Mau rākau

For other uses, see Oceania (disambiguation). ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Lua (martial art). ... Limalama, also known as Lima Lama, means “The Hand of Wisdom”. Limalama is a Hybrid martial arts system. ... Kajukenbo is a hybrid martial art that combines karate, judo, jujutsu, kenpo, and kung fu. ... Look up Kempo in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Kenpo may also refer to the Constitution of Japan (憲法) Kenpo or Kempo (拳法 Kenpō; lit. ... Mau rākau, meaning to bear a weapon, is a traditional Māori martial art that developed before firearms reached New Zealand. ...

See also

Many works of fiction such as movies and books have characters that practice martial arts. ... // Generic Main article is Martial art. ... Hawaiian State Grappling Championships. ... Bājíquán (Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ; literally eight extremes fist; Japanese: , Hakkyokuken) is a Chinese martial art that features explosive, short range power and is famous for its elbow strikes. ... For other meanings of these words, see boxing (disambiguation) or boxer. ... Angkorian warriors as depicted on bas reliefs at Angkor Wat Bokator/Boxkator, or more formally, Labok Katao(which means wielding a wooden stick to fight lions) (ល្បុក្កតោ), is an ancient Khmer martial art said to be the predecessor of all Southeast Asian kickboxing styles. ... Capoeira (IPA: ,Tupi-Guarani word for - clear area) is a Brazilian blend of martial art, game, and dance originated in Brazil, from the regions known as Bahia, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo. ... This article is about the Fujian style of White Crane. ... For other uses, see Karate (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see kempo (disambiguation). ... Kicking to left side Kickboxing refers to sport-fighting using kicks and punches and sometimes throws and bows representing a certain martial art or can be practiced for general fitness, or as a full-contact sport. ... BAMA LETHWEI Lethwei or Lethawae (Read as Let-whae, but quickly) ; also known as Burmese Boxing and Myanmar Traditional Boxing, is a form of kickboxing which originated in Myanmar (Burma). ... For the drink with a similar-sounding name, see Mai Tai. ... Pradal Serey (; English: Khmer Boxing) is the name of the centuries old kickboxing martial arts of Cambodia. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Savate (pronounced ), also known as boxe française, French boxing, French Kickboxing or French Footfighting, is a French martial art which uses both the hands and feet as weapons and combines elements of western boxing with graceful kicking techniques. ... SIKARAN is a form of Philippine Martial Arts whose history dates back to the early 1500s before the Spaniards came, It is the art of foot-fighting where the farmers use their strong legs to drive the partners outside the designated line (pitak). ... Silat or Pencak Silat is an umbrella term for a martial art form originating from the regions of the Malay Archipelago. ... Subak, (or Subakhi, Subak-chigi) is a Korean traditional martial art. ... Ever since 1669, when Huang Zongxi first described Chinese martial arts in terms of a Shaolin or external school versus a Wudang or internal school,[1] Shaolin has been used as a synonym for external Chinese martial arts regardless of whether or not the particular style in question has any... Taekyon, or Taekkyon is a traditional Korean martial art, probably stemming from Subak. ... Taekwondo (태권도; IPA: ) is a Korean martial art and combat sport. ... Taido ( 躰道 / taidō ) is a Japanese martial arts or budo created in 1965 by Seiken Shukumine (1925 - 2001). ... For the 1994 Hong Kong film, see Wing Chun (film). ... WingTsunâ„¢, often shortened to WT, is a particular school of the Wing Chun style of Kung Fu developed by a student of Grandmaster Yip Man named Leung Ting. ... Like other southern Chinese martial arts, Choy Lei Fut features Five Animal techniques based on the tiger, dragon, crane, leopard, and snake but is distinguished from other southern styles by long, swinging, circular movements and twisting body motions more indicative of northern styles. ... For other uses, see Grapple. ... Aikido ) is a Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba as a synthesis of his martial studies, philosophy, and religious beliefs. ... Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art and combat sport that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting with the goal of gaining a dominant position and using joint-locks and chokeholds to force an opponent to submit. ... Catch wrestling is a popular style of wrestling. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... This article is about the martial art and sport. ... Jujutsu )  , literally meaning the art of softness, is a Japanese martial art consisting primarily of grappling techniques. ... Kinomichi, calligraphy by Masamichi Noro Kinomichi 氣之道 is a Martial art (budo 武道 in Japanese ), founded by Masamichi Noro 野呂昌道 in Paris, France, in 1979. ... Kurash is the native ancient type of upright jacket wrestling practiced in Uzbekistan. ... Mallayuddha (literally wrestling combat)[1] is the martial art of classical Indian wrestling. ... Mongolian wrestling is a traditional Mongolian sport that has existed in Mongolia for centuries. ... Varzesh-e Pahlavani (Persian varzeÅ¡-e pahlavānÄ« ورزش پهلوانی) meaning the Sport of the Heroes, also known as Varzesh-e Bastani (Persian varzeÅ¡-e bāstnÄ« ورزش باستانی), meaning the Sport of the Ancients, is a traditional discipline of gymnastics and wrestling of Iran, which was originally an academy of physical training for... Pehlwani Modern wrestling, or Pehlwani , is a synthesis of an indigenous Aryan form of wrestling that dates back at least to the 5th century BC [1] and a Persian form of wrestling brought into South Asia by the Mughals. ... Sambo (Russian: ) -- (also called Sombo in the US and sometimes written in all-caps) is a modern martial art, combat sport and self-defense system developed in the former Soviet Union, and recognized as an official sport by the USSR All-Union Sports Committee in 1938, presented by Anatoly Kharlampiev. ... Shuai jiao (Chinese: 摔跤 or 摔角; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Shuai-chiao) is the modern Chinese term for Chinese and Mongolian wrestling. ... Image:Ssireum-1. ... For other uses, see Sumo (disambiguation). ... Ancient Greek wrestlers (Pankratiasts) Wrestling is the act of physical engagement between two unarmed persons, in which each wrestler strives to get an advantage over or control of their opponent. ... YaÄŸlı GüreÅŸ (IPA:) is the Turkish national sport. ... For other uses, see Weapon (disambiguation). ... Battōjutsu ) is a Japanese term meaning techniques for drawing a sword. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... This article is about the sport, which is distinguished from stage fencing and academic fencing (mensur). ... Gatka (Punjabi: , ) is a traditional Sikh martial art. ... Haidong Gumdo, also spelled Haedong Kumdo, is a name coined around 1982 and used for several Korean martial art organizations that use swords. ... Hojōjutsu (捕縄術) or Nawajutsu, (縄術) is the traditional Japanese martial skill of restraining a person using cord or rope. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Iaido (居合道 iaidō), also sometimes called iaijutsu (居合術 iaijutsu) or battojutsu (抜刀術 battōjutsu) is the art of drawing the katana, cutting down the opponent, flipping blood from the blade, and then re-sheathing the katana in one fluid movement. ... Jōdō ), meaning the way of the jō, or jōjutsu ) is a Japanese martial art using short staves called jō. The art is similar to bōjutsu, and is strongly focused upon defense against the Japanese sword. ... Jogo do Pau. ... JÅ«kendō ) is the Japanese martial art of bayonet fighting. ... Juttejutsu is the Japanese martial art of using a jitte or jutte. ... Kendo ), or way of the sword, is the martial art of Japanese fencing. ... Kenjutsu ) is the Japanese martial art specializing in the use of the Japanese sword (katana). ... This article contains a trivia section. ... KyÅ«jutsu ) is the traditional Japanese martial art of wielding a bow. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Naginatajutsu (なぎなた術, 長刀術 or 薙刀術) is the Japanese Martial art of wielding the naginata, a weapon resembling the medieval European glaive. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Shurikenjutsu ) is a general term describing the traditional Japanese martial arts of throwing shuriken, which are small, hand-held weapons such as metal spikes (bo shuriken), circular plates of metal known as hira shuriken, and knives (tantō). Shuriken-jutsu was usually taught among the sogo-bugei, or comprehensive martial arts... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Sōjutsu (槍術, sometimes incorrectly read as yarijutsu) is the art of fighting with the Japanese spear, yari (槍). Sōjutsu is typically only a single component of curriculum in comprehensive Japanese koryu schools; for example Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto-ryu includes spear fighting techniques. ... For the fighting styles that combine different arts, see hybrid martial arts. ... Hybrid martial arts (also known as hybrid fighting systems) refer to martial arts or fighting systems that incorporate techniques and theories from several particular martial arts. ... BāguàzhÇŽng is one of the major internal (a. ... the Tiger Defense Bando or animal system is the ancient art of self-defense from Burma. ... Bartitsu is an eclectic martial art and self defence method originally developed in England during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ... The Bujinkan (武神館) is a martial arts organization practicing the art commonly referred to as Bujinkan Budō Taijutsu (武神館武道体術). The art is widely considered to be the last legitimate ninpo, or ninja, martial art, particularly because of the influence of Togakure ryu. ... This article is about Martial art. ... Hwa Rang Do is a Korean martial art that was created in its modern form by Joo Bang Lee and his brother, Joo Sang Lee. ... Jeet Kune Do (Chinese: 截拳道 Cantonese: Jitkyùndou Pinyin: Jiéquándào, lit. ... Kajukenbo is a hybrid martial art that combines karate, judo, jujutsu, kenpo, and kung fu. ... Kalarippayattu (IPA: [kaÉ­aɾipːajatɨ̆], Malayalam: കളരിപയറ്റ്) is a Dravidian martial art practised in Kerala and contiguous parts of neighboring Tamil Nadu of Southern India. ... Krav Maga (Hebrew קרב מגע: contact combat) is a martial art, at first developed in Czechoslovakia in the 1930s. ... Kuk Sool Won is a Korean martial arts system founded by In Hyuk Suh in 1958. ... MCMAP logo The Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) is a combat system developed by the United States Marine Corps to combine existing and new hand-to-hand and close combat techniques with morale and team-building functions and instruction in what the Marine Corps calls the Warrior Ethos.[1... Northern Praying Mantis (Chinese: ; pinyin: tánglángquán; literally praying mantis fist) is a style of Chinese martial arts, sometimes called Shandong Praying Mantis after its province of origin. ... This article is about a Japanese martial art. ... Pankration was an ancient sport introduced in the Greek Olympic games in 648 BC. Many historians believe that, although Pankration was not one of the first Olympic sports, it was likely the most popular. ... This article is about martial art forms practiced in Indonesia. ... The leitai of the 2004 China National Sanda Championships Sanshou (Chinese: 散手, lit. ... Shidokan karate is sometimes described as the triathlon of Martial Arts, as it encompasses knockdown (otherwise known as bare knuckle) karate, Thai kick-boxing, and grappling. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... ISFA logo Shootfighting is a combat sport and martial art, with competitions governed by the International Shootfighting Association (ISFA). ... Shorinji Kempo (少林寺拳法 Shōrinji Kenpō -- note that the World Shorinji Kempo Organization prefers the Romanization kempo to kenpo) is a martial art form of Kempo that was invented by Doshin So (å®— 道臣, 1911-1980) in 1947, who incorporated Japanese Zen Buddhism into the fighting style. ... For other uses, see Systema (disambiguation). ... Tai chi chuan (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: tai4 chi2 chüan2) is an internal Chinese martial art. ... Vajra Mushti (or Vajra Mukti)/Diamond Fist is one of the oldest martial arts of India . ... Vovinam is a type of Vietnamese martial arts. ... Xingyiquan is one of the three major internal Chinese martial arts—the other two being Tai Chi Chüan and Baguazhang—and is characterised by aggressive, seemingly linear movements and explosive power. ...

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D-ROCS MASTER MARTIAL ARTS LIST (7389 words)
KENJUTSU - This is the sword art of the Samurai, not as intensive as the harsher Zanji
PENTJAK SILAT- The eastern art of assassination, this martial art is shrouded in secrecy and deceit.
ZANJI SHINJINKEN-RYU- The samurai art of the katana.
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