"What style is that?"
"Don't ask! If it works, it's a good one!"
-Fist of Legend, 1994 "Martial" or "combative" arts are trained schools of hand-to-hand combat: karate, kung-fu, tai-chi, and other Oriental schools of combat. Most people also consider Greco-Roman wrestling, boxing, and fencing to be forms of the martial arts, as well. For the d20 Modern Roleplaying Game, all these constitute either Combat Martial Arts or Defensive Martial Arts. Brawling, on the other hand, represents countless schoolyard scuffles, barroom brawls, and back alley fights. Brawlers are tough, but they aren't formally trained.
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