As a presentation any form of Kung fu is effective, as a self defense mechanism, no, it is completely a waste of time, and in a life or death situation, will only fail you, if the person even knows how to punch, most street brawlers, already have that experience. Rather learn MMA, which is more…
Kung Fu can be used in a real fight. The Luan Ying style, for example, is deadly. It is a combination of punches, hammer fists, palm strikes, elbow strikes, low kicks, and forearm trapping techniques. But Kung Fu encompasses several different styles, not all of which would work in a street fight.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu BJJ is the best base in all of MMA. It’s a better base than wrestling because if two guys are fighting and one had great wrestling and terrible Jiu Jitsu—and the other has terrible wrestling and great Jiu Jitsu—most likely the one with the great Jiu Jitsu will win.
Absolutely not. Wushu was not designed/created in any way to be trained as a form of self defence. Wushu is practiced solely as a performance art, and has far more in common with traditional Chinese dance than it does with traditional Chinese fighting arts. When a person practices Wushu they train only for aesthetics.
Traditional martial arts have their roots in combat tactics used on the battlefield. Many Japanese arts are based on the fighting techniques of the samurai. Modern teaching methods may have softened the application of these techniques, but they can still be effective in street fights.Aug 10, 2018
Karate as a single weapon is not that useful in MMA against some other styles. But if you mix karate techniques with some other martial arts like wrestling or BJJ, they work really well together. As a result, karate is a good base for MMA and it’s not a huge surprise to see their fighters…
While most evidence suggests MMA being the “better” and more holistic combat sport to engage in, an individual might still prefer pursuing karate or another form of martial arts. Ultimately, what your heart tells you to pursue is what’s most important since that’s what will allow you to see through your journey.Aug 6, 2020