Types of Martial Arts

Do you know your Kenpo from your Kendo? Here's a selection of some of the different types of martial arts that are available so you can find out about the meaning and history behind the name.

 
Self Defence Classes

Self Defence


Self defence classes teach self defence techniques designed for...

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Aikido Classes

Aikido


A Japanese martial art developed by Morihei Ueshiba as a martial art that...

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Arnis/Eskrima/Kali Classes

Arnis/Eskrima/Kali


Eskrima, or Escrima, is a type of Filipino martial arts that involves fighting with...

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Boxing Classes

Boxing


Boxing is a combat sport in which two participants engage in a contest of...

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Brazilian JuJitsu Classes

Brazilian JuJitsu


is a martial art, combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses on...

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Capoeira Classes

Capoeira


Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics...

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Choi Kwang Do Classes

Choi Kwang Do


Choi Kwang Do relies more on flexibility and fluidity of movement as opposed to...

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Defence Lab Classes

Defence Lab


Defence Lab is a martial art that utilises speed and efficiency to ensure protection...

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Filipino Classes

Filipino


Eskrima, or Escrima, is a type of Filipino martial arts that involves fighting with...

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FreeStyle Classes

FreeStyle


Freestyle martial arts is often considered to be a mixture of various different styles...

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Hapkido Classes

Hapkido


Hapkido is a dynamic and highly eclectic korean martial art...

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Jado Kuin Do Classes

Jado Kuin Do


Founded in 1998 by Master Jake D. Ogden, Jado Kuin Do is a ...

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Jeet Kune Do Classes

Jeet Kune Do


Jeet Kune Do is a martial art that was developed by the late Bruce Lee...

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Ju Jitsu Classes

Ju Jitsu


Ju Jitsu is a Japanese martial art and a method of close quarters combat used...

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Judo Classes

Judo


Judo is a relatively modern martial art, combat and Olympic sport created in ...

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Karate Classes

Karate


Karate is a striking art that uses punching, kicking, knee strikes, elbow strikes...

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Kendo Classes

Kendo


Kendo is a modern Japanese martial art and sport which descended from ancient...

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Kenpo Classes

Kenpo


Kenpo is a Japanese martial art that uses unarmed fighting techniques to defend...

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Kickboxing Classes

Kickboxing


Kick boxing is a dynamic and effective martial art that has been developed by taking...

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Krav Maga Classes

Krav Maga


Krav Maga is a martial art developed in Isreal that utilises quick reactions and pin...

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Kuk Sool Won Classes

Kuk Sool Won


Kuk Sool Won is a Korean martial arts style developed in the early 60's...

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Kung Fu Classes

Kung Fu


Within the realm of martial arts Kung Fu can be used to describe an array of...

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Martial Arts Classes

Martial Arts


Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices ...

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MMA Classes

MMA


Mixed martial arts is a full contact sport that combines different fighting styles...

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Muay Thai Classes

Muay Thai


Muay Thai is a martial art originating from Thailand, often considered as the ...

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NinJitsu Classes

NinJitsu


Is the martial art, strategy, and tactics of unconventional warfare and guerrilla ...

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Pil Sung Do Classes

Pil Sung Do


Pil Sung Do is a combinational martial art that was developed in the early 90's ...

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Soo Bahk Do Classes

Soo Bahk Do


Soo Bahk-Do is generally thought of as the original ancient Korean martial art ...

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Sword Styles Classes

Sword Styles


There are a large number of different sword styles that are present ...

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Systema Classes

Systema


Systema is a Russian style that was developed so people could be ...

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Taekwondo Classes

Taekwondo


Taekwondo is a Korean martial art. It combines combat and self-defence ...

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Tai Chi Classes

Tai Chi


Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art that is practiced for both its defence training ...

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Tang Soo Do Classes

Tang Soo Do


Tang Soo Do is a modern Korean martial art, closely related to Soo Bahk Do ...

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