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Balance allows a person to maintain position and act. Disrupting balance is a primary method of reducing an opponent's available strength and ability to act.
Training uniforms or other clothing
Kung fu associated with the Shaolin monastery in China
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…
for use when talking about many assailants aggressing against an individual.
Anything relating to children (17 years old or younger) training in martial arts.
Defense through obstruction rather than evasion
International Tae Kwon Do Federation
A specific set of skills of or related to the acts of espionage, stealth, counter-intelligence, and assassination.
Martial arts may be divided into weight classes. Use this tag for questions about weight classes or differences in mass. For questions about lifting weights, use weight-lifting.
Books, in martial arts, are documents which teach a martial art or illuminates a particular aspect of them. Use this tag when you want to know about written material which focuses on martial arts.
Male, female, and by extension transgender issues within the martial art world.
Famous as a movie star and founder of Jeet Kune Do, a formless martial art inspired from Wing Chun and other martial arts training
For questions about the strategic aspects of self defense and martial sport.
Kicks with >180 degrees of rotation
Use for martial arts events in the Olympics, both ancient and modern
Ultimate Fighting Championship, a mixed martial arts company
For concerns specific to the female gender
For kicks where both feet leave the ground
Questions related to the social aspects of practicing martial arts.
Use for questions about the mental state, emotions, or motivation. See also meditation.
How to improve disadvantageous positions where an opponent has control
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Martial arts movements are often abstracted in forms (kata). Use this tag for questions about how to use abstract movements in concrete applications.
How to move faster or act in less time
In grappling, restraining an opponent with their shoulders pinned to the ground. Also known as hold-downs or osaekomi-waza.
Gripping and manipulating clothes, limbs, weapons etc. with the hands.
For questions relating to adapting martial arts to those with disabilities (physical, mental, temporary, permanent etc).
Positions are relative to another person, as opposed to single-person stances.
Mental training exercises, whether lying down, sitting, standing, or moving
Internal martial arts: taiji, xingyi, bagua.
Japanese martial art focusing on drawing a sword