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Martial Arts refers to the skills used in combat. Every country has martial arts and some originated in Japan, but not all of them.

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Where do people learn martial arts?

At a martial arts school. Japanese martial arts are taught in a dojo.

Do the Japanese do martial arts?

There are Japanese martial arts. There are individuals that practice them. It would be a stereotype to think that all Japanese practice martial arts. The actual percentage is pretty small and probably is about the same as in the US.

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What were the only types of martial arts allowed under Japanese occupation?

Only Japanese arts were allowed.

Where would you work if you instructed martial arts?

You would teach in a martial arts school. The Japanese would call it a dojo.

What are the Japanese martial arts called?

As a collective group the martial arts of Japan are referred to as Budo. Budo includes iaido, karate, judo, and all the rest of the types of martial arts.

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What is a traditional Japanese martial arts expert called?

A master

What is a yari?

A yari is a Japanese spear used in martial arts.

In Martial Arts what do you call a student?

In the Japanese martial arts someone of a lesser rank is referred to as kohai. An equal is referred to as dohai.

How do you say martial arts instructor in Japanese?

"Sensei" means 'one who has gone before' and is usually associated with a teacher or mentor. You can call a martial arts instructor 'sensei' in Japanese.

Is Aikido Japanese or Chinese?

合気道 (aikido) is a Japanese form of Martial Arts.

Was tae kwon do originally a Japanese word?

No, taekwondo is a Korean word. It was chosen at a time when Koreans were trying to emphasize the difference between Japanese martial arts and Korean martial arts. They did not choose a Japanese word to describe their art.

Where can one find information on Century Martial Arts?

Martial Arts is a fighting technique that has now become widespread throughout the world, the term Martial Arts is derived from the martial arts of Japanese ninjas. Information of Century Martial Arts is available at 1000 Century Blvd Midwest City, OK 73110 United States, this company offers Apparel, Sparring Gear and history of Century Martial Arts.

What do the Japanese do for fun?

Some Japanese fish, do martial arts, play games, eat, that sort of stuff.

How do you spell martial arts in Japanese?

"Budo" would translate to "way of the warrior".

What type of martial arts do Japanese study?

I think the Japanese are no different than anyone else. They train in a wide variety of martial arts. From Wikipedia we have - Japanese martial arts refers to the enormous variety of Martial Arts native to Japan. At least three Japanese terms are often used interchangeably with the English phrase "Japanese martial arts": , literally meaning "martial way."However, there are martial arts with other origins such as one of the largest Krav Maga training sites in the world. Sometimes a local will want to do something no one else is doing because somehow it seems more mysterious and everyone else isn't doing it. The other factor is where do the instructors come from. If a particular art has a lot of students, there will eventually be more instructors and sites where people can train.

What are the Martial Arts school in Okinawa called?

Dojos. Dojo is Japanese for "place of the way". It can mean any formal training area, but typically it is associated with martial arts.

What is belt called in Japanese martial arts?

A belt is called an obi. It is used to indicate someone's rank in their martial art.

What does do jang mean in martial arts?

Do jang is a Korean term. It refers to the school where the martial art is taught. In Japanese it is a dojo.

Which of these martial arts means "empty hand"?

Karate is the martial art whose name means "empty hand" in Japanese.

How does martial arts from America differ to Japan?

Japanese martial arts are more of a origin based thing and have been around way longer than American martial arts. American martial arts in my opinion are not as effective in real world fighting and are mainly sports based such as Taekwondo. I hope this answers your question!

What is the name for a martial arts instructor?

It depends upon the martial art. It can also differ based on the rank of the instructor. Japanese martial arts refer to the instructor as sensei. Sensei is Japanese for teacher, literally translating before born or one who is born before. Chinese arts use the term 'sifu.' Korean arts use the term 'saboom.'

How do you say martial arts in Korean?

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