No they were born 13th degree black belts in all martial arts.
No, Jackie Chan did not study formal martial arts. He was studying in acting school and learned things there.
Then they study Capoira.
The same reason everyone else studies martial arts. To learn the skills necessary to fight in combat.
There are many, many legends involving the martial arts. One is that the Asian Martial Arts originated with an Indian prince who came to study Buddha, and ended up creating Kung Fu and Zen.
The one that you will study consistantly. The effectiveness of a martial art is entirely dependant on the person and their dedication to the study of the art.
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The Filipino martial arts are the most well-rounded of the martial arts. If I was going to study only 1 martial art, that is the one I would choose. Other martial arts may be more effective in specific situations, but the Filipino martial arts will prepare you well for ANY situation which you might encounter.
At a martial arts school. Japanese martial arts are taught in a dojo.
You will have to help her understand the benefits of the study of martial arts. There is also a cost factor involved that will have to be fully understood. You are going to have to demonstrate that you are going to stick to the study of a martial art, a few months is no good, it take several years.