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I have taken martial arts classes in which a woman is the instructor. I'm male and honestly, I knew the woman instructor could knock me out in a fight and I accepted it! Lol... I have also sparred with women black belts and in class (point sparring) and have been decisively defeated by all of them i.e. 5-0! I was a green belt in my style. Make your class ...


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In order to negate the pain being projected at you, sometimes others hurt themselves whether you like it or not. In real life, there's no such thing as self defense without inflicting damage to your opponent intentionally or not. Even if you are running away from a conflict, your assailant who is chasing you trips over and hurts themselves. oops.


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The best art is the one you do not quit soon. This means, go and look at all the usual arts (probably filtered down to those you can actually train close to you, it's no use if you find a fancy art that is taught 100s of km away). If none of the martial art schools close to you trigger your interest, then I don't see an answer. And you can only decide that ...


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For years I've had thinking if there's a martial art that teaches and maybe exclusively focuses on defence techniques without extremely hurtful bone breaking or organ damaging counter attacks. Sure, there is. Since you are not asking for "the best" or whatever, just for "an" art like this, I offer Aikido, simply because it is the only one I happen to do. ...


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From my experience, with coming up on 20 years of combat sports, it seems to me that Jiu-Jitsu would be the main answer here. Why ? : because it's efficient, it focuses on position and locks (head, arms, etc) rather than hits or throws and it is (arguably) the base of one of the most complete combat sport today : M.M.A.


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The most "defensive" or generally understood to be "gentle" martial arts often focus on either pushes & knockdowns and/or restraints through grappling. However, even in these martial arts there's always the chance someone falls poorly and breaks bones, suffers a concussion, or in a grapple that muscle, tendon, or joints are damaged. That's just the ...


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Yes, hello my friend the art of boxing martial arts good self to you that I still suspect that boxing is the best I advise you to this article that will help you find the best of the art of self-defense read works for you and will give you some examples Do not hesitate in reading it


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Just start with boxing and go from there. If you an agile guy and/or just want to use your legs, try kickboxing as well. Muay-Thai involves a few more techniques + elbows; the rest just being kickboxing basically. (in my opinio) Don't go with any traditional martial arts because it will involve form and specific things/exercises that will sometimes take ...


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Boxing is good for body shape, easy/quick to learn, and it is ok for self defense. You can practice your by yourself easily. Kick Boxing and/or Muay Thai are good for shape too, a little bit harder (slower) than boxing but they are easy/quick yet, better than boxing for self defense. You can still use your punching bag to practice. Other Martial arts are ...


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I imagine you're looking for the right teacher and motivation, and not so much the right martial art. I suggest going to a few local various MA gyms and checking out the physical intensity of their workout, and choosing the one with most sweat and partner-work involved. This will match with the boxing ethic and any martial art, which requires intensive ...



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