The Regional: Europe: United Kingdom: Recreation and Sports: Sports: (Martial Arts Sports )

This section is for sites emanating from the UK and pertaining to Martial Arts. Boxing is usually classified as a sport. However all other martial arts belong here when they are related to UK schools, teaching and events. Martial Arts Sports Recreation and Sports United Kingdom Europe Regional.

Martial arts are codified systems and traditions of combat practices, which are practiced for a variety of reasons: as self-defense, military and law enforcement applications; as competition, physical fitness, mental and spiritual development; as well as entertainment and the preservation of a nation's intangible cultural heritage . (wikipedia)