Western Martial Arts Discussion Forum

Some people believe the Chinese invented the Martial Arts. It's more likely that they were spread to Asia by Alexander the Great when he stuck phalanges all up in the continent's wet parts.

Either way, only idiots would ignore the massive contribution the west has made to the science of hurting people.

Boxing, Bartitsu, Fencing, Pankration, Wrestling, and more.

  1. SCA Combat

    Started by captainzorikh, 3/03/2010 4:37pm 
    52 Pages
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    511 Replies
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  2. Krav maga even useful?

    Started by darkmatter265, 12/28/2009 11:12pm 
    31 Pages
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    300 Replies
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  3. REnaissance combat from the 1595 Club

    Started by DdlR, 2/13/2010 4:35pm 
    17 Pages
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    168 Replies
    15,504 Views
  4. Fencing or HEMA?

    Started by Dak, 8/29/2009 10:15pm 
    14 Pages
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    132 Replies
    17,401 Views
  5. origin of martial arts..

    Started by adey30491, 9/15/2011 10:05pm 
    10 Pages
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    96 Replies
    10,194 Views
  6. Modern Bare Knuckle

    Started by Matt Phillips, 9/14/2009 1:55pm 
    9 Pages
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    87 Replies
    17,703 Views
  7. Haitian Machete art

    Started by selfcritical, 6/23/2009 6:16pm 
    9 Pages
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    84 Replies
    18,868 Views
  8. How's ARMA?

    Started by Sadler, 2/28/2009 6:12pm 
    8 Pages
    1 2 ... 8
    73 Replies
    10,360 Views
  9. Irish stick fighting documentary

    Started by DdlR, 12/17/2010 6:58pm 
    8 Pages
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    72 Replies
    14,315 Views
  10. Why is boxing so effective?

    Started by bwhite77, 6/27/2011 3:39am 
    7 Pages
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    65 Replies
    28,519 Views
  11. Modern Fencing: Any translation to Reality?

    Started by NJM, 2/12/2009 4:24pm 
    7 Pages
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    61 Replies
    6,919 Views
  12. WMA Forum Goes Live

    Started by DdlR, 2/11/2009 2:05pm 
    7 Pages
    1 2 ... 7
    60 Replies
    4,024 Views
  13. MMA - WITH SWORDS! From Fox Sports

    Started by captain zorikh, 4/24/2015 2:23pm 
    7 Pages
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    60 Replies
    7,823 Views
  14. Kung Fu practitioner's critique on the boxing guard

    Started by G-G-G Ghost!, 4/01/2009 7:26am 
    6 Pages
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    59 Replies
    7,703 Views
  15. ground-fighting ?

    Started by wiltz999, 11/19/2009 11:01pm 
    6 Pages
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    59 Replies
    5,461 Views
  16. Bartitsu: The Lost Martial Art of Sherlock Holmes

    Started by DdlR, 3/27/2011 11:32pm 
    6 Pages
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    58 Replies
    10,241 Views
  17. Do WMAs teach any "mystical" skills?WHy/not?

    Started by jspeedy, 3/21/2009 4:28pm 
    6 Pages
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    53 Replies
    5,362 Views
  18. Favorite Pugilists

    Started by johnevans, 8/05/2009 12:46pm 
    6 Pages
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    51 Replies
    3,670 Views
  19. HEMA unarmed combat training jackets

    Started by DdlR, 4/17/2010 5:49pm 
    6 Pages
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    50 Replies
    9,112 Views
  20. Black knights and white knights...

    Started by Hiro Protagonist, 10/22/2010 3:24am 
    6 Pages
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    50 Replies
    5,587 Views
  21. H.S.H. Douglas Bailey

    Started by Spungdeeper, 2/09/2012 2:29am 
    5 Pages
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    48 Replies
    10,109 Views
  22. What classifies the western approach?

    Started by Scott Larson, 2/11/2009 5:53pm 
    5 Pages
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    47 Replies
    4,376 Views
  23. Broadsword League

    Started by lklawson, 3/16/2010 9:58pm 
    5 Pages
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    47 Replies
    6,509 Views
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    5,351 Views
  25. New New WMA/fitness gym planned for Chicago

    Started by DdlR, 12/11/2011 1:41pm 
    5 Pages
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    46 Replies
    7,912 Views

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