Survival has been key to the evolution of human beings and led to the creation of martial arts. While there are numerous examples and styles of martial arts, some are more deadly and effective than others. Kung-fu is an ancient art that focuses heavily on speed and self-defense. Muay Thai, or Thai Boxing, incorporates all four limbs, including knees and elbows, to separate it from its more western counterpart. A relatively newer martial art is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, which focuses on leverage, where size is negated. While most of these are hand-to-hand based, Eskrima is Filipino art that also incorporates weapons as does the Peruvian Bacom and the Japanese Ninjitsu. Vale Tudo, or anything goes, is a full contact sport. that may bear some similarities to the 18th Century “Rough and Tumble.” LINE and Krava Maga are deadly arts that were designed to be used in the American military and Israeli Defense Force, respectively.
- They are geared to not only be deadly but also to unlock true human potential.
- Kung Fu has been practiced for centuries in its land of origin, China
- Though it is not as renowned as many of its martial arts counterparts, Bacorn is just as effective and deadly
“Ninjutsu is one of the most renowned martial arts in popular culture as just about anyone is familiar with the term ‘Ninja’. Back in feudal Japan, this martial art style focused on unconventional warfare, espionage, and assassination. Ninjas, those who practice Ninjutsu, were even often referred to as hinin (non-humans). Here are some more interesting facts about Ninjas and their training.”