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All of the styles listed are types of Martial Arts.

Kung Fu originated in China. Legend says it was based on the martial arts of India.

Karate was created by merging Kung Fu and Okinawan Wrestling. It is predominantly a striking art.

Tae Kwon Do was created by merging Karate and Korean martial arts. It is predominantly a striking art.

Judo is a Japanese grappling art that was created as a sport from the martial art of JuJitsu.

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Kung fu is a martial art that originated in China. Legend says it was created by the Bodhidharma at the Shoalin monastery and contained elements he learned as a warrior in India.

Karate was created in Okinawa by combining elements of White Crane Kung Fu and Te, the local martial art that involved wrestling and grappling.

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Karate is a martial art. It is all under one catagory, Judo is a martial art, Tae Kwon Do is a martial art

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Martial arts is basically a blanket term that includes many different styles of combat sports. Karate is just one of them.

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