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Martial Arts Instruction Terms

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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    South Shore SportFighting
    104 Longwater Drive, Unit 104, Norwell, MA 02061
    South Shore SportFighting is the top mixed martial arts or MMA gym in MA. Learn boxing jiu-jitsu BJJ, submission wrestling adults n kids! Also try our awesome fun cardio MMA classes for everyone!
    (339) 788-7050
    American Jiann Shyong Kunq Fu Center
    47 3rd St Ste 100, Cambridge, MA 02141
    Grandmasters teach traditional Chinese martial arts in Boston area: Northern Shaolin, Praying Mantis, Yang and Chen style Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan), Pa-Kua (Bagua, Baguazhang).
    (617) 497-4459
    Wai Kru Mixed Martial Arts
    236 Brighton Ave, Allston, MA 02134
    Martial Arts instruction in Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Boxing, Wrestling, Submission Grappling, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Strength & Conditioning and Self Defense.
    (617) 254-2222
    Boston International Chinese Martial Arts Tourname
    186 Pierce Rd, Weymouth, MA 02188
    (781) 335-9304
    Puma Self Defense
    27 Washington St, Weymouth, MA 02188
    (781) 340-6078
    American Kempo Karate Academy
    170 Middle St, East Weymouth, MA 02189
    (781) 331-8008
    Martial Arts Center for Personal Development
    119 Hancock St, Braintree, MA 02184
    (781) 848-5775
    American Kempo Karate Academy
    82 Pond St, South Weymouth, MA 02190
    (781) 331-2552
    East Coast Martial Arts
    8 Union St, South Weymouth, MA 02190
    (781) 340-6656
    Masters of Self Defense Centers
    197 Quincy Ave, Braintree, MA 02184
    (781) 356-5425
    Samurai Academy
    74 Sea St, North Weymouth, MA 02191
    AT SAMURAI ACADEMY WE OFFER: A vast variety of programs tailored to each individual’s personal development through JAPANESE TRADITIONAL MARTIAL ARTS DIRECTLY connected to a HISTORICAL LINE
    (781) 812-2423
    Jae Hun Kim Tae Kwon DO Institute
    1453 Hancock St, Quincy, MA 02169
    (617) 773-2000
    Swordmaster Martial Arts
    582 Washington St, Quincy, MA 02169
    (617) 479-4441
    Institute of Okinawan Karate DO
    28 Chestnut St, Quincy, MA 02169
    (617) 471-8919
    Karate Okinawan DO
    169 Beale St, Quincy, MA 02170
    (617) 786-8805

    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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