Martial arts. The Ultimate fighting weapon…. I ntro. Martial Arts : systems of combined practices , traditions of training for combat Martial arts : 1. S ingle objective: to defeat a person physically 2. D efend oneself from physical threat
The Ultimate fighting weapon…
Meaning “Empty hand” in Japanese
Karate: one of the more popular martial arts.
Originated centuries ago from the island of Okinawa Japan.
Hard blocks, punches and kicks.
Practiced and studied in countries all over the world.
Founded in Japan
It expanded to countries all over the world
Uses joint locks, throws, and pins to neutralize an attack
Defensive martial art, can be aggressive
Aikido\'s founder was Morehei Ueshiba
Kung Fu: original Chinese art.
Developed: Shao-Lin monks
Kung Fu: Tool for strengthening the body
Kung Fu: Achieving the coordination of mind
Capoeira: Brazilian Martial Art
Capoeira: Created 19th century, African slaves
Disguise the martial art as a dance
Music provided by drums and other instruments
Game: Technique and strategy, key to win
It is a very dangerous skill
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Mixed martial arts: Full contact combat sport
Allows use striking, grappling techniques,
From a variety of other combat sports
Similar to pankration used in ancient Olympics
UFC: the largest MMA championship worldwide
Martial arts is rather defensive than offensive.
It strengthens your willpower, physical potential and mental
Potential. Martial arts are learning your brain to take full
control over your body and it keeps down your over