Style descriptions: F
Some styles of martial arts that begin with the letter F.
Fencing (Europe)Consists of three main swordsmanship sports:
- Foil. A thin round blade used to thrust at the opponent. Only the torso is a legal target.
- Epee. A thin triangular blade used to thrust at opponent Any part of the body is a legal target.
- Saber. A flat blade used to thrust at or slash an opponent. Anything above the knees is a legal target.
Full-contact karate (United States)Full-contact karate was founded in the early 1970's by Mike Anderson and Jhoon Rhee. Similar to boxing, the goal is to knock out the opponent or to win on a decision by judges. Unlike boxing, kicks are permitted and a minimum number of kicks must be delivered each round.