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 
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  3. Defendo vs. Defendo vs. Defendo

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

    Started by bwhite77, 6/27/2011 3:39am 
    7 Pages
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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
    16,726 Views
  7. Modern Bare Knuckle

    Started by Matt Phillips, 9/14/2009 1:55pm 
    9 Pages
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    87 Replies
    16,199 Views
  8. Fencing or HEMA?

    Started by Dak, 8/29/2009 10:15pm 
    14 Pages
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    132 Replies
    14,110 Views
  9. REnaissance combat from the 1595 Club

    Started by DdlR, 2/13/2010 4:35pm 
    17 Pages
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    168 Replies
    13,311 Views
  10. Irish stick fighting documentary

    Started by DdlR, 12/17/2010 6:58pm 
    8 Pages
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    72 Replies
    12,050 Views
  11. Greek/ Hoplite Spear and shield?

    Started by Hooded Justice, 2/26/2009 3:43pm 
    3 Pages
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    26 Replies
    11,375 Views
  12. How's ARMA?

    Started by Sadler, 2/28/2009 6:12pm 
    8 Pages
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    73 Replies
    9,559 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
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  14. The Hugh Knight sucks Thread.

    Started by Tyrsmann, 1/22/2010 10:28pm 
    5 Pages
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    45 Replies
    9,271 Views
  15. Spanish knife fighting in 1848

    Started by DdlR, 5/11/2009 11:20am 
    4 Pages
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    30 Replies
    8,562 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
    8,545 Views
  17. origin of martial arts..

    Started by adey30491, 9/15/2011 10:05pm 
    10 Pages
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    96 Replies
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  18. Apparently this is 1800′s Siberian bear-hunting armor

    Started by PizDoff, 10/23/2012 2:01pm 
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  19. 52 Blocks in the NY Times

    Started by Jack Rusher, 6/18/2009 9:07am 
    5 Pages
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    40 Replies
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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
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  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
    6,588 Views
  24. Knocking & Kicking

    Started by A.M., 6/15/2009 10:31am 
    3 Pages
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    20 Replies
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  25. Historical European Martial Arts

    Started by EricD, 12/03/2010 6:50pm 
    3 Pages
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    20 Replies
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