Western martial arts
These include a number of arts including various armed and unarmed styles.
Typically, but not always, these arts are devoid of the mystism associated with Eastern styles.
Due to pragmatism, these arts have evoved greatly in the face of advancing technologies. Thus many became relegated to history whilst others evolved into various martial sport such as fencing and modern boxing.
Types of Western Martial Arts
These styles include the use of weapons such as:
- Judicial clubs
- Judicial shields
- Single Sword
- Small swords
- Sword and buckler
- Wrestling - in armour and without