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The martial arts are fighting styles that are aimed at self defense. There are different styles and many schools that specialize in different martial disciplines.
A characteristic feature is the exclusion of some type of firearm or white weapon and the techniques used that differ from street fights.
In the following article, we will perform a top 10 martial arts for self defense.
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10. Kick Boxing:
It is a contact sport that is characterized by mixing the techniques of boxing, karate and Thai boxing. It is closely related to Muay Thai Thai sport but without the elbow and knee bumps. It’s considered a combat sport.
It is a martial art of Japanese origin that is based on making dry blows with the edge of the hand, elbows, and feet.
Type of combat that is based on other martial arts, is characterized by its harmonious way of fighting and a technique similar to dance. One of the main objectives of this discipline is to neutralize the contrary in conflict situations without using force. It is a sport that seeks to train its students as an inspirer of peace.
7. Wing Chun:
It is a type of Chinese martial art that is characterized by a short boxing style. It consists of 6 technical-tactical elements. These elements are: (Siu Nim Tao (小 念頭); Chum Kiu (尋 橋); Biu Jee (鏢 指); Muk Yan Jong (木人 樁); Look Dim Boon Kwan – Luk Dim Bun Gwan (六點 半 棍) and Baat Jam Dao – Baat Jaam Do (八 斬 刀).
It is a Japanese martial art that focuses on self-defense without any weapon. His main technique is joint dislocations over kicks, combos, demolitions, projections, elusions, and strangulation.
5. Jeet Kune Do:
It is a type of martial art created by Bruce Lee, it is a sport that shares many techniques of Kung Fu, but its difference lies in its free way of expressing it and being a philosophy of life.
It is a combat sport where you fight only with your fists inside a quadrilateral. It is said that it is a very lethal sport since a single blow could leave you unconscious for several seconds.
3. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu:
It is a combat sport and a type of martial art similar to Jiu-Jitsu, its difference is that this sport always fights on the ground and uses techniques from Judo.
2. Keysi Fighting Method:
Better known as KFM, it is a sport that focuses on short, fast and lethal movements. Always protecting the most important parts of the body and head, his great ability is that at the time of the attack he does it with all parts of the body, be it head, elbows, fists, feet, etc.
1. Krav Magá:
It is a type of personal defense used by Israeli defense forces. It is characterized as a sport that uses all kinds of empty-handed techniques, be it punches, elbow blows, knees, bites, headers, etc. and contemplates skillful movements with simple weapons.