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. "A Grand Assault-at-Arms"

    Started by DdlR, 7/13/2009 2:15am 
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  2. 6 Replies
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  3. "American Jiu Jitsu" in 19th century psych. hospitals

    Started by DdlR, 1/12/2010 10:29am 
    2 Pages
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    14 Replies
    2,444 Views
  4. 1 Replies
    962 Views
  5. 5 Replies
    2,846 Views
  6. "Bartitsu: Its Exponent Interviewed" (1901)

    Started by DdlR, 10/05/2011 4:28pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    2,632 Views
  7. "Bartitsu: the Lost Martial Art of Sherlock Holmes" preview trailer

    Started by DdlR, 12/30/2009 8:58pm 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    40 Replies
    6,851 Views
  8. "Bartitsu: the Martial Art for the Steampunk Set"

    Started by DdlR, 12/01/2009 4:22pm 
    9 Replies
    3,653 Views
  9. "Boxing vs. the savate" in 1899

    Started by DdlR, 12/02/2012 8:14am 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    42 Replies
    8,154 Views
  10. "Boxing" by D.C. Hutchison

    Started by lklawson, 8/20/2011 11:27am 
    7 Replies
    2,082 Views
  11. "Catch: the hold not taken" available online

    Started by DdlR, 12/03/2010 12:52am 
    1 Replies
    4,335 Views
  12. "Defensive Gymnastics" in 1838

    Started by DdlR, 5/11/2009 12:54am 
    1 Replies
    918 Views
  13. "Dirty Fighting" by Lt. David W. Morrah jr available through the week

    Started by Permalost, 2/03/2010 6:14pm 
    3 Pages
    1 2 ... 3
    22 Replies
    5,773 Views
  14. "Early Days at the Bartitsu Club"

    Started by DdlR, 8/26/2010 11:02am 
    0 Replies
    876 Views
  15. 5 Replies
    1,853 Views
  16. "French boxing at the Alambra"

    Started by DdlR, 1/23/2011 11:36am 
    5 Replies
    1,249 Views
  17. "History Today" showcases Bartitsu

    Started by DdlR, 4/23/2009 4:30pm 
    2 Replies
    998 Views
  18. "Medieval Fight Book" on NatGeo

    Started by DdlR, 1/19/2011 5:28pm 
    6 Replies
    2,294 Views
  19. 4 Replies
    1,768 Views
  20. "Reach Out and Zap Someone"

    Started by DdlR, 3/31/2009 10:21pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    1,274 Views
  21. "Reclaiming the Blade" documentary

    Started by DdlR, 9/16/2009 11:10pm 
    9 Replies
    1,422 Views
  22. "Samantha Swords"

    Started by DdlR, 8/27/2013 4:19am 
    8 Replies
    4,474 Views
  23. "Science of Self Defence" 1867

    Started by DdlR, 3/23/2009 6:03pm 
    2 Replies
    2,026 Views
  24. "Self Defence with an Umbrella" from 1902

    Started by DdlR, 6/13/2009 2:18pm 
    0 Replies
    910 Views
  25. "Speculations on Bartitsu (kick)boxing"

    Started by DdlR, 7/30/2010 1:43am 
    5 Replies
    1,308 Views

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