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What are Martial Arts?

Many people believe that martial arts is a specific sport. But really, its just an umbrella term that describes a group of combat sports, many of which originated as forms of self-defense or attack dating back hundreds or even thousands of years.

While hundreds of different systems or styles of martial arts have been developed throughout history, most of these combat systems share a single purpose: to physically defeat ones opponent and defend against threats.

How they go about accomplishing this is where the martial arts differ…

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