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Roman God of War

Martial as in martial arts dates back the medieval latin word ‘martialis’ meaning ‘of Mars or war.’ Mars, of course is the Roman god of war.

Designed to kick enemy from their horses!

Taekwondo is a Korean martial art. Taekwondo was developed during the 1870’s and has big kicks designed to knock people from their horses.


Sumo wrestlers are known as ‘Rikishi’ informally and in a formal way, they are referred to as Sumotoris

Ju Jitsu and the Samurai

Judo is partly derived from Ju Jitsu which was the hand to hand fighting method used by the Samurai.

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