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Mixed Martial Arts Techniques

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allen fergus

Dec 25, 2008, 5:55:21 AM12/25/08

If you want to sharpen your combat skills for self-defense purposes,
you can do so with Martial Arts. It consist of several systems of
traditions and practices, they are also studied for reasons of mental
discipline, self confidence and character development. There are many
types or categories of martial arts - each one different from the
next. Here are some of the most popular types.
Filipino Martial Arts - because the Philippines was the site of so
many battles and combats, it is not surprising that the Filipinos have
developed their own style of martial arts. Employing a wide range of
methods in training, instructors of this type of martial arts believe
that it is necessary to use knowledge and skills when in combat.
Traditional Filipino martial arts also uses weapons like the sibat,
baston, espada, latigo and lubid.
Chinese Martial Arts - the most famous of all styles are kung fu and
wushu. When referring to kung fu, the system of martial arts refers to
the accomplishment or skill of the person. On the other hand, wushu is
more applicable to martial arts activities in general. In fact, it is
considered to be a modern sport, like gymnastics. Chinese martial arts
was borne from the need to defend one's self during ancient China.
Soldiers, preparing for war, are trained in martial arts in
preparation for hand to hand combat....

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