Martial Arts List

Martial Arts List

Here is a list of some of the various types of  martial arts existing today. 

Africa

Styles of stickfighting
  • Istunka (Somalia)
  • Nguni Stick Fighting (South Africa)
  • Nuba fighting (Sudan)
  • Surma stickfighting (Ethiopia)
Bare knuckle boxing
  • Dambe (Nigeria)
  • Musangwe (South Africa)
  • Moraingy (Madagascar)

Americas

Barbados
  • Bajan stick licking
Bolivia
  • Tinku
Brazil
  • Brazilian jiu-jitsu
  • Capoeira
  • Vale Tudo
  • Huka-huka
Canada
  • Okichitaw
  • Defendo
  • Wen-Do
Colombia
  • Colombian grima
  • La Mano Negra (Manegra)
Cuba
  • Juego de maní
Trinidad and Tobago
  • Calinda
United States
  • American Karate
  • American Kenpo
  • Chun Kuk Do
  • Collegiate wrestling
  • Danzan-ryū
  • Emerson Combat Systems
  • Gouging (fighting style)
  • Jeet Kune Do
  • Kajukenbo
  • Kara-Ho Kempo
  • Oom Yung Doe
  • Shuri-ryu
  • Sli Beatha
  • Small Circle Jujutsu
  • To-Shin Do
Venezuela
  • El Juego del Garrote

Eastern, Southern and Southeast Asia

Bangladesh
  • Boli Khela
  • Lathi khela
Cambodia
  • Bokator
  • Kbachkun boraan
  • Kbachkun Dambong-veng
  • Khmer traditional wrestling
  • Pradal Serey
China
  • T'ai chi ch'uan
  • Wing Chun
India
  • Gatka
  • Huyen langlon
  • Inbuan Wrestling
  • Kalaripayattu
  • Malla-yuddha
  • Mardani khel
  • Musti-yuddha
  • Mukna
  • Pehlwani
  • Silambam
  • Sqay
  • Varma Kalai
  • Vajra-musti
  • Silambam
Indonesia
  • Pencak silat
    • Bakti Negara
    • Inti Ombak
    • Perisai Diri
  • Kuntao
    • Liu Seong Kuntao
  • Tarung Derajat
Japan
  • Aikido
  • Daitō-ryū Aiki-jūjutsu
  • Iaido
  • Judo
  • Jujutsu
  • Kendo
  • Kenjutsu
  • Kenpo
  • Kyudo
  • Naginatajutsu
  • Ninjutsu
  • Nippon Kempo
  • Shorinji Kempo
  • Sumo
Korea
  • Choi Kwang-Do
  • GongKwon Yusul
  • Gwonbeop
  • Gyongdang
  • Hankido
  • Hapkido
  • Hwa Rang Do
  • Kuk Sool Won
  • Kuk Sul Do
  • Kumdo
  • Shippalgi
  • Subak
  • Taekkyeon
  • Taekwondo
  • Tang Soo Do
  • Yusul
Laos
  • Muay Lao
Malaysia
  • Silat Melayu
    • Lian Padukan
    • Seni Gayung Fatani
    • Seni Gayong
  • Tomoi
Myanmar
  • Bando
  • Banshay
  • Lethwei
Mongolia
  • Mongolian wrestling
Philippines
  • Arnis/Eskrima/Kali
  • Bultong
  • Buno
  • Dumog
  • Kinamotay
  • Sikaran
  • Suntukan
  • Yaw-Yan
Sri Lanka
  • Angampora
  • Cheena di
Thailand
  • Krabi-krabong
  • Lerdrit
  • Muay Boran
    • Muay Chaiya
  • Muay Thai
  • Silat Pattani
Vietnam (Vo Thuat)
  • Cuong Nhu
  • Nhat Nam
  • Vovinam
  • Tam Qui Khi-Kong
  • Võ thuật Bình Định

Europe

England
  • Quarterstaff
  • Singlestick
France
  • Savate
Ireland
  • Bataireacht
  • Bare-knuckle boxing
  • Collar-and-elbow
Lithuania
  • Ristynės
Portugal
  • Jogo do Pau
Spain
  • Canarian wrestling
  • Leonese wrestling
  • Juego del Palo

Western, Central, and Northern Asia

Modern

Israel
  • Kapap
  • Krav Maga
  • Urban Krav Maga
Russia
  • Sambo
  • Systema