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Karate
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Karate

Karate

Karate or karate-do is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Islands from indigenous fighting methods and Chinese kenp.

It is primarily a striking art using punching, kicking, knee and elbow strikes and open-handed techniques such as knife-hands and ridge-hands. Grappling, locks, restraints, throws, and vital point strikes are taught in some styles.

Karate or Karate-do was first incorporated into the Asian Games in 1994.

List of disciplines

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