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. Krav maga even useful?

    Started by darkmatter265, 12/28/2009 11:12pm 
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  2. SCA Combat

    Started by captainzorikh, 3/03/2010 4:37pm 
    52 Pages
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    511 Replies
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  3. Defendo vs. Defendo vs. Defendo

    Started by atomicpoet, 12/23/2010 6:49pm 
    5 Pages
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  4. Why is boxing so effective?

    Started by bwhite77, 6/27/2011 3:39am 
    7 Pages
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    65 Replies
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  5. Haitian Machete art

    Started by selfcritical, 6/23/2009 6:16pm 
    9 Pages
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    84 Replies
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  6. The Fighting Tomahawk by Dwight McLemore

    Started by lklawson, 10/02/2009 12:04pm 
    4 Pages
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    37 Replies
    16,544 Views
  7. Modern Bare Knuckle

    Started by Matt Phillips, 9/14/2009 1:55pm 
    9 Pages
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    87 Replies
    16,062 Views
  8. Fencing or HEMA?

    Started by Dak, 8/29/2009 10:15pm 
    14 Pages
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    132 Replies
    13,756 Views
  9. REnaissance combat from the 1595 Club

    Started by DdlR, 2/13/2010 4:35pm 
    17 Pages
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    168 Replies
    12,996 Views
  10. Irish stick fighting documentary

    Started by DdlR, 12/17/2010 6:58pm 
    8 Pages
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    72 Replies
    11,882 Views
  11. Greek/ Hoplite Spear and shield?

    Started by Hooded Justice, 2/26/2009 3:43pm 
    3 Pages
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    26 Replies
    11,165 Views
  12. How's ARMA?

    Started by Sadler, 2/28/2009 6:12pm 
    8 Pages
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    73 Replies
    9,440 Views
  13. What can you tell me about old school boxing?

    Started by jspeedy, 1/31/2010 9:16pm 
    4 Pages
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    32 Replies
    9,247 Views
  14. The Hugh Knight sucks Thread.

    Started by Tyrsmann, 1/22/2010 10:28pm 
    5 Pages
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    45 Replies
    9,114 Views
  15. Bartitsu: The Lost Martial Art of Sherlock Holmes

    Started by DdlR, 3/27/2011 11:32pm 
    6 Pages
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    58 Replies
    8,447 Views
  16. Spanish knife fighting in 1848

    Started by DdlR, 5/11/2009 11:20am 
    4 Pages
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    30 Replies
    8,423 Views
  17. origin of martial arts..

    Started by adey30491, 9/15/2011 10:05pm 
    10 Pages
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    96 Replies
    8,177 Views
  18. 52 Blocks in the NY Times

    Started by Jack Rusher, 6/18/2009 9:07am 
    5 Pages
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    40 Replies
    7,971 Views
  19. Apparently this is 1800′s Siberian bear-hunting armor

    Started by PizDoff, 10/23/2012 2:01pm 
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  20. H.S.H. Douglas Bailey

    Started by Spungdeeper, 2/09/2012 2:29am 
    5 Pages
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    48 Replies
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  21. HEMA unarmed combat training jackets

    Started by DdlR, 4/17/2010 5:49pm 
    6 Pages
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    50 Replies
    7,002 Views
  22. 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
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  23. "Boxing vs. the savate" in 1899

    Started by DdlR, 12/02/2012 8:14am 
    5 Pages
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    42 Replies
    6,475 Views
  24. Historical European Martial Arts

    Started by EricD, 12/03/2010 6:50pm 
    3 Pages
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    20 Replies
    6,264 Views
  25. Knocking & Kicking

    Started by A.M., 6/15/2009 10:31am 
    3 Pages
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    20 Replies
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