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Martial arts

Martial arts

The Ultimate fighting weapon…

I ntro

  • Martial Arts: systems of combined practices , traditions of training for combat

  • Martial arts : 1. Single objective: to defeat a person physically 2. Defend oneself from physical threat

  • Martial arts : linked to spiritual or religious beliefs

  • Many martial arts are practiced competitively most commonly as combat sports, may also be in the form of dance

Top 5 international
Top 5 international

  • Karate

  • Aikodo

  • Kung Fu

  • Capoeira

  • Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)


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
Kung FU

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

Mixed martial arts mma
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

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

reactive actions.


Martial arts

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