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
    2,166 Views
  4. 1 Replies
    862 Views
  5. 5 Replies
    2,636 Views
  6. "Bartitsu: Its Exponent Interviewed" (1901)

    Started by DdlR, 10/05/2011 4:28pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    13 Replies
    2,358 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
    6,240 Views
  8. "Bartitsu: the Martial Art for the Steampunk Set"

    Started by DdlR, 12/01/2009 4:22pm 
    9 Replies
    3,266 Views
  9. "Boxing vs. the savate" in 1899

    Started by DdlR, 12/02/2012 8:14am 
    5 Pages
    1 2 ... 5
    42 Replies
    6,882 Views
  10. "Boxing" by D.C. Hutchison

    Started by lklawson, 8/20/2011 11:27am 
    7 Replies
    2,007 Views
  11. "Catch: the hold not taken" available online

    Started by DdlR, 12/03/2010 12:52am 
    1 Replies
    4,042 Views
  12. "Defensive Gymnastics" in 1838

    Started by DdlR, 5/11/2009 12:54am 
    1 Replies
    847 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
    5,248 Views
  14. "Early Days at the Bartitsu Club"

    Started by DdlR, 8/26/2010 11:02am 
    0 Replies
    819 Views
  15. 5 Replies
    1,646 Views
  16. "French boxing at the Alambra"

    Started by DdlR, 1/23/2011 11:36am 
    5 Replies
    1,150 Views
  17. "History Today" showcases Bartitsu

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

    Started by DdlR, 1/19/2011 5:28pm 
    6 Replies
    2,084 Views
  19. 4 Replies
    1,605 Views
  20. "Reach Out and Zap Someone"

    Started by DdlR, 3/31/2009 10:21pm 
    2 Pages
    1 2
    10 Replies
    1,163 Views
  21. "Reclaiming the Blade" documentary

    Started by DdlR, 9/16/2009 11:10pm 
    9 Replies
    1,306 Views
  22. "Samantha Swords"

    Started by DdlR, 8/27/2013 4:19am 
    8 Replies
    4,090 Views
  23. "Science of Self Defence" 1867

    Started by DdlR, 3/23/2009 6:03pm 
    2 Replies
    1,747 Views
  24. "Self Defence with an Umbrella" from 1902

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

    Started by DdlR, 7/30/2010 1:43am 
    5 Replies
    1,219 Views

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