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What Is The Oldest Form Of Martial Arts?

Posted: September 08, 2021

There’s no hiding the fact that martial arts isn't anything new. On the other hand, you have a few variables like Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Krav Maga, which are completely refined to the modern era and style of fighting needed or wanted.

The general practice of recording a structured style and passing the techniques down from masters to novices across generations goes back centuries – and longer. But what exactly is the oldest form of martial arts?

It’s easy for the majority of us to think, look back, and say Karate or Kung Fu. In fact, I think you’ll be genuinely surprised just by how old the oldest known form of martial art is. The art originated in South India thousands of years ago and is referred to as kalarippayattu.

What Is The Difference Between Judo And Jiu Jitsu?

Posted: August 24, 2021

It’s not uncommon from the outset of mixed martial arts for different styles to be compared to each other, and in this case, be questioning the difference. Both Judo and Jiu Jitsu seem to have more similarities than differences.

Key difference: Judo is a modern form of Japanese martial art and a combat sport Jiu Jitsu is the oldest and traditional Japanese martial art form. Judo has its origin from Jiu Jitsu.

In this Ellis Academy blog, we’re going to discuss what is the difference between Judo and Jiu Jitsu, the best form of self-defence, and wherein the Surrey area can you attend classes.

10 Styles Of Martial Arts

Posted: August 10, 2021

Martial arts is one of the most popular and renowned arts as well as sport in the world.


The term ‘martial arts’ refers to “The systems of combat used for self-defence, physical training, and spiritual growth.” 

The Benefits Of Martial Arts For Youths

Posted: July 21, 2021

The benefits of martial arts for youths is unquestionable. With good guidance and training, the benefits of martial arts for youths extends further than you would imagine.


Let’s get it straight, exercise for youths is great. Martial arts doesn’t just improve the mental and physical health of adults, it also provides distinct advantages for their development.

What Are The Easiest Forms Of Martial Arts To Learn?

Posted: July 15, 2021

So, you want to start learning martial art? But you don’t know where to start.


Reaping the rewards of studying martial art requires a significant amount of time, energy and discipline.

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