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for use when talking about many assailants aggressing against an individual.
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Prevention, as it applies to martial arts, is the avoidance of violence, both for the aggressor and defender. Use this tag when your question involves avoiding violence.
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self-defense. It teaches practitioners to block the strikes of opponents if needed and then disable them quickly with pinpoint strikes. Takedowns (usually with…
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fighting with any number of involved combatants armed with knives. Knives are generally shorter than swords, and knife fighting can come in many styles. Make sure to specify which st…
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Internal martial arts: taiji, xingyi, bagua.
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International Tae Kwon Do Federation
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a term that encompasses several different styles of Filipino martial arts. It emphasizes use of weapons such as sticks or knives, though it also uses bare-handed techniques.
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Fencing, or sword-fighting, can be a catch-all term for using a sword, but can also refer to the modern sport fencing. Questions about the modern sport fencing should be asked in Sports Stack Exchange…
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Male, female, and by extension transgender issues within the martial art world.
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a long staff weapon used in Okinawa and feudal Japan. Bō are typically around 1.8 m (5.9 ft) long and are now used in Japanese martial arts, in particular bōjutsu.
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a wooden sword used for training, especially in aikido and MuGai Ryu.
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The act of aggressing, of performing a threatening action which is not in response to another action.
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on top of the other, such that the bottom person has their legs wrapped around the torso of the top person.
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Footwork refers to the placement of feet into "correct positions" for a martial art. Most martial art footwork attempts to provide balance and stability. Use this tag when your question is about footw…
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A Filipino martial art centered around weapons. Weapons include stick, knife, and sword. Empty-handed techniques are considered an extension of armed techniques.
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a polysemous word, generally referring to a circulating life force whose existence and properties are the basis of much Chinese philosophy and medicine.
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a covering for feet, which can possibly extend up to ankles and shins. Some martial art traditions require specific footwear. Use this tag when the question focuses on footwear.
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Questions related to martial arts when treated as a sport, and the pursuant official rules and regulations.
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Questions related to the social aspects of practicing martial arts.
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Russian martial art based around relaxation and control without strict kata or form
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