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Martial arts>Styles

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There are hundreds of different styles of martial arts. More styles are being "founded" daily by some "master"—and just many disappear daily.


System vs. style: Differences between systems and styles.

Some systems
: Some of the major martial arts systems.

Styles list: A list of some of the various martial arts styles.

Defending your style: Everybody thinks their style is the best.

Oranges and apples: Comparing styles is like comparing apples and oranges.

Does it float?: Using the "float test" to evaluate a style.

Brand loyalty: Some defend a style simply because it is the first one they studied.

Getting personal: Types of personal contact experienced while training in the martial arts.

Deadly arts: Are there "deadly" martial arts or are all martial arts deadly?

Is boxing a martial art?: Is boxing a martial art or something else?

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