International Combat Martial Arts Encyclopedia

Styles and Systems in International Combat Martial Arts


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Eco Do Kempo Karate

Translation: Ecological Way of Kempo Karate

Country: Latvia

Founder: Mihails Pupinsh

Year of creation: 1982

Motto: "The mind is one with Heaven and Earth" (1st Poem of Bubishi).

Logo meaning: White color - is a color of Heaven, harmony and purity. Red color -is a color of the Sun and energy. White part of the logo is a symbol of a Heaven. Red angle-is the Way stretching afar, we follow during all our life; at the same time it is the peak of personal development, which we are trying to reach. Circle - is a symbol of Unity. The words "Eco Do" (Ecological Way) is name of style, reflects the Fisrt poem of Bubishi; also synthesis of West (Ecology) and East (Do).

Goals: self-defense, realization of Bubishi principles.

Background of system: Soviet Sane Karate -Taekwondo, Combat Kempo Karate, some elements of Combat Sambo, Combat Jujitsu, Kobudo and Kickboxing.

Description: primitive combat oriented style with some techniques only and many situational trainings and types of sparring. Striking, kicking; joint locking; some throws; weapons: tanto, jo, bo, nunchaku, gun-defence.

Website: private info.


Elemental Combatives and Self Defense

Country: USA     

Founder: Chief Instructor Patrick A. Mechem

Year of creation: 1999

Logo meaning: It speaks for it's self

Style motto: Peace through superior abilities, only the victor can grant mercy

Goals: To make people safer, and confident through Combatives training

Background of system: Military Combatives, Boxing, Jujitsu, Knife and Stick Fighting

Description: Large motor skills, Military in nature, adapts to the individual 

Website: None as of now, coming soon


Esoteric Combative Concepts

Country: United States

Founder: Marvin J. Utterback

Year of creation: 2012

Motto: Move as water

Background: This is a combination of Hapkido, Aikido, Jujitsu, Kali and pressure point arts.



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