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
    18,758 Views
  6. The Fighting Tomahawk by Dwight McLemore

    Started by lklawson, 10/02/2009 12:04pm 
    4 Pages
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    37 Replies
    18,457 Views
  7. Modern Bare Knuckle

    Started by Matt Phillips, 9/14/2009 1:55pm 
    9 Pages
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    87 Replies
    17,611 Views
  8. Fencing or HEMA?

    Started by Dak, 8/29/2009 10:15pm 
    14 Pages
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    132 Replies
    17,197 Views
  9. REnaissance combat from the 1595 Club

    Started by DdlR, 2/13/2010 4:35pm 
    17 Pages
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    168 Replies
    15,397 Views
  10. Irish stick fighting documentary

    Started by DdlR, 12/17/2010 6:58pm 
    8 Pages
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    72 Replies
    14,134 Views
  11. Greek/ Hoplite Spear and shield?

    Started by Hooded Justice, 2/26/2009 3:43pm 
    3 Pages
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    26 Replies
    13,710 Views
  12. The Hugh Knight sucks Thread.

    Started by Tyrsmann, 1/22/2010 10:28pm 
    5 Pages
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    45 Replies
    11,838 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
    10,556 Views
  14. How's ARMA?

    Started by Sadler, 2/28/2009 6:12pm 
    8 Pages
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    73 Replies
    10,323 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
    10,122 Views
  16. Apparently this is 1800′s Siberian bear-hunting armor

    Started by PizDoff, 10/23/2012 2:01pm 
    2 Pages
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  17. origin of martial arts..

    Started by adey30491, 9/15/2011 10:05pm 
    10 Pages
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    96 Replies
    10,026 Views
  18. H.S.H. Douglas Bailey

    Started by Spungdeeper, 2/09/2012 2:29am 
    5 Pages
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    48 Replies
    9,910 Views
  19. Spanish knife fighting in 1848

    Started by DdlR, 5/11/2009 11:20am 
    4 Pages
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    30 Replies
    9,674 Views
  20. HEMA unarmed combat training jackets

    Started by DdlR, 4/17/2010 5:49pm 
    6 Pages
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    50 Replies
    8,985 Views
  21. "Boxing vs. the savate" in 1899

    Started by DdlR, 12/02/2012 8:14am 
    5 Pages
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    42 Replies
    8,760 Views
  22. 52 Blocks in the NY Times

    Started by Jack Rusher, 6/18/2009 9:07am 
    5 Pages
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    40 Replies
    8,691 Views
  23. Combat Sambo

    Started by FarisadDin, 11/28/2010 11:47pm 
    2 Pages
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    19 Replies
    8,071 Views
  24. full contact capoeira

    Started by crackhead, 3/29/2011 2:25am 
    3 Pages
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    26 Replies
    7,902 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
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