Top the most powerful martial arts in real life

Based on the consultations from experts and coaches, the martial arts newspaper, Martialartistsforchrist has selected the most powerful martial arts in real life.

Kung Fu

Kung Fu is famous in China for centuries and is considered the ancestor of martial arts combat. Initially, martial arts learners were aimed at improving health and self-defense. But then it could turn out to be a lethal tool. Kung Fu’s moves often attack a dangerous place on the body and can make the opposite person unable to resist if they attack properly.

Muay Thai

Muay Thai is a highly regarded real combat martial art. Martial artists can use all parts of the body. In particular, the knee and elbow blows make this subject considered the most dangerous and brutal. Also because of that brutality, Muay Thai matches always attract a lot of fans.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu is a self-defense martial art that is based on the principle of using physical attacks and locking hands and feet in a fighting position. The moves of this martial art are tightening moves, attacking straight into the joints or large arteries and the weakest points on the human body. It should be added that MMA fighters today often learn more Jiu Jitsu’s moves to control their opponents.


Eskrima, also known by other names such as Arnis or Kali, is the traditional martial art of the Philippines. Players can use bare hands or weapons. The characteristic of Eskrima is his attacks that are very fast at the enemy’s critical areas. Due to its danger, Eskrima rarely can play officially. Only SEA Games 23 will be held in the Philippines, where the host country will bring this sport to play.


This is a martial art that came from Peru. Today, however, very few people practice it. Bacom users usually have hidden weapons that can be used at any time.

Author: Charlene Matthews