6 DIFFERENT TYPES OF SELF DEFENCE MARTIAL ARTFORMS

With the evolution of human race , he started learning and evolving techniques to save themselves from any external attack from another community or territory. The following  MARTIAL ARTFORMS were never made within a night..but took a lot of years to evolve and get recognition and now students from all over the world are learning these art forms; some as passion ; some as a sport or career while some learn to apply them in their daily lives.

 


 

1. Karate

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It’s an unarmed martial art form from Japan which involves punching , kicking  and blocking with counter strikes . It has two parts : Kata ( movement performance) and Kumite ( fights and bouts).

2. Judo

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Judo is derived from Jijutsu created by professor Jigoro Kano in Japan . It’s also an unarmed martial art which involves basically making the opponent fall at back of his body .

3.Taekwondo

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It’s derived from Korean word :Tae meaning foot , Kwon meaning fist and DO meaning way of . So , this art form involves only use of foot and fists to make kicks in order to counter back.

 

4. Jujutsu

 

 

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It is a  Japanese martial art which enables a non-weapon or a short weapon person to fight with an armoured opponent. It uses the techniques of joints , locks , kicks , throwing ,biting ,striking ,kicking etc to use the opponent’s energy against him .

5.Wushu

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It is a traditional martial art and a full contact Chinese sport developed after 1949 . It has two disciplines : Taolu , involving martial art patterns for which they have to be judged and Sanda , a modern fighting sport influenced by chinese boxing.

6.Sumo

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Sumo is a Japanese wrestling sport where one rikishi (wrestler) has to push another  one out of a circular ring . Life of a wrestler is regulated by Japan Sumo Association where all aspects from meal to dressing is dictated by them.


So if you haven’t learned any of them , it’s the righ time to learn atleast one as it will teach you to be disciplined as well as helps in maintaining a good health.

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