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Martial arts encompasses a wide range of different fighting styles and schools. Sometimes these differences are regional, such as Karate and Kung Fu which originated in different geographical areas. Others are determined due to their fighting style, such as boxing which only uses the arms. Many forms of martial arts training classes are offered. Below are some popular terms used for martial arts classes to help gain an overall perspective of the sport.

  • Self Defense Class – In a sense, all martial arts teaches self defense since they instruct the practitioner on methods of defense and attack. However, there are certain classes that focus more on self defense such as Krav Maga, which is used by army soldiers. Muay Thai is also good for self defense, because while it also focuses on attacking, the sport provides instruction on how to defend against attacks by others.
  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – This type of martial art gained popularity because of its success in the mixed martial art, or MMA, sport. Jiu Jitsu is based on the older martial art of judo. It specializes in techniques involving ground fighting, grappling and even boxing techniques. Like other martial arts, it has a belt ranking systems, with the highest rank being the black belt.
  • Taekwondo – Taekwondo means the way of the hand and foot, and this sport concentrates mainly on kicking strikes, and is similar to karate.
  • Kung Fu – This ancient type of fighting includes various teaching techniques of self defense, but most importantly it teaches about weapons training.
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    Kiai Martial Arts (& Zumba)
    16007 56th Ave Ct E, Puyallup, WA 98375
    This band has the explosive energy to bring any party to life. This funk and dance band infuses blazing horn lines, old and new school sounds, funky rhythms, intoxicating vocals, and slamming harmonies.
    (253) 761-6390
    Elite Martial Arts-Puyallup
    12623 Meridian E Ste B4, Puyallup, WA 98373
    We are the most specialized center around, offering Krav Maga, Bas Rutten MMA, kickboxing, and award winning children's programs. Our instructors are skilled in all self defense and martial arts techniques.
    (253) 848-5425
    American Colleges of Mixed Martial Arts
    4210 Auburn Way N Ste 5, Auburn, WA 98002
    Providing martial art instruction programs in a variety of styles, including advanced personal defense and traditional weapons training. Please call us to schedule your free introductory lesson!
    (253) 854-7535
    Taekwondo Connection
    1533 Cole St, Enumclaw, WA 98022
    (360) 825-1421
    Taekwondo Connection
    1512 Cole St, Enumclaw, WA 98022
    (360) 825-1421
    Orting School of Taekwondo
    9906 181st Ave E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
    (253) 232-4806
    Untalan's Taekwondo
    9915 224th St E Unit 224, Graham, WA 98338
    (253) 262-5425
    Champion Martial Arts
    15111 105th Avenue Ct E, Puyallup, WA 98374
    (253) 770-1212
    Untalan's Taekwondo
    9915 224th St E, Graham, WA 98338
    (253) 262-5966
    Sumnertae-Kwon-Do Academy
    15715 Main St E, Sumner, WA 98390
    (253) 863-7238
    MABJJ Puyallup at Pinnacle MAC
    9717 160th St E, Puyallup, WA 98375
    (253) 840-2144
    Shaolin Kung Fu Academy I
    10109 122nd St E, Puyallup, WA 98373
    (253) 848-2160
    Eclipse Martial Arts Group
    2201 Inter Ave Ste D, Puyallup, WA 98372
    (253) 446-6872
    Q's Taekwondo
    1411 E Main, Puyallup, WA 98372
    (253) 466-3070
    Lee's Martial Arts Puyallup
    115 W Meeker, Puyallup, WA 98371
    (253) 770-1101

    Martial arts instruction has gained popularity over the years. There are literally over one hundred different styles of martial arts practices all over the world. Some of these are Japanese karate, Brazilian jiu jitsu, Korean taekwondo, and American boxing. Many men and women train in a specific style of self defense for years in order to reach an advanced level. It is always prudent to find a class or school that has a teacher who can instruct the kung fu or judo style correctly.

    There are so many different styles of martial arts, which can make it difficult for some people to choose the right art or self defense style to suit their needs. One thing you should realize is that a martial arts lesson is not meant to simply teach you how to kick or fight. Most people typically enter a karate or kung fu school for self defense and fitness reasons. As you progress in a martial art, your belt or sash color will change. Eventually you can learn how to use a weapon, such as a bo staff, tonfa, or sais. Depending on the local or international martial arts academy you train at, various uniforms can be involved. Typically the dojo or kwoon will supply the proper apparel.

    There is plenty of information provided online about martial arts like boxing, karate, jiu jitsu, and Chinese kung fu. It is helpful to search the web specifically for the style you are interested in. You may also want to visit a self defense class or school in your area. There are many professionals that instruct self defense across the United States.

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