Stand-up fighting

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In martial arts and combat sports, stand-up fighting is hand-to-hand combat between opponents in a standing position, as distinguished from ground fighting.wikipedia
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In martial arts and combat sports, stand-up fighting is hand-to-hand combat between opponents in a standing position, as distinguished from ground fighting.

Clinch fighting

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Clinch fighting is stand-up grappling.
Clinch fighting is the part of stand-up fighting where the combatants are grappling in a clinch, typically using clinch holds.

Kickboxing

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Martial arts and combat sports that emphasize stand-up fighting include boxing (including bare-knuckle boxing), jōdō, karate, kendo, kickboxing, kung fu (sanda/sanshou), Muay Thai, savate, silat, and Taekwondo.
Kickboxing is a group of stand-up combat sports based on kicking and punching, historically developed from karate mixed with boxing.

Striking combination

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Fighters employ striking, including striking combinations, using either body parts or mêlée weapons, to incapacitate or injure the opponent.
A striking combination (generally referred to as a combination or "combo") is a combination of strikes performed in rapid succession, usually from a stand-up position.

Ground fighting

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In martial arts and combat sports, stand-up fighting is hand-to-hand combat between opponents in a standing position, as distinguished from ground fighting.

Kick

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The comfort zone is a non-combat distance from which it is not possible to kick the opponent without closing the distance considerably.
This type of attack is used frequently by hooved animals as well as humans in the context of stand-up fighting.

Knee (strike)

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In addition to punches, this distance often also allows for elbows and knees.
A flying knee (known as hanuman thayarn in Muay Thai, and sometimes called a jumping knee) is a knee strike very similar to a front knee, except that it is performed in stand-up fighting by jumping, and often by rushing towards the opponent.

Combat sport

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In martial arts and combat sports, stand-up fighting is hand-to-hand combat between opponents in a standing position, as distinguished from ground fighting.

Hand-to-hand combat

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In martial arts and combat sports, stand-up fighting is hand-to-hand combat between opponents in a standing position, as distinguished from ground fighting.

Grappling

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Clinch fighting is stand-up grappling.

Strike (attack)

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Fighters employ striking, including striking combinations, using either body parts or mêlée weapons, to incapacitate or injure the opponent.

Melee weapon

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Fighters employ striking, including striking combinations, using either body parts or mêlée weapons, to incapacitate or injure the opponent.

Major trauma

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Fighters employ striking, including striking combinations, using either body parts or mêlée weapons, to incapacitate or injure the opponent.

Blocking (martial arts)

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Combatants use blocking techniques to block the opponent's attacks.

Boxing

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Martial arts and combat sports that emphasize stand-up fighting include boxing (including bare-knuckle boxing), jōdō, karate, kendo, kickboxing, kung fu (sanda/sanshou), Muay Thai, savate, silat, and Taekwondo.

Bare-knuckle boxing

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Martial arts and combat sports that emphasize stand-up fighting include boxing (including bare-knuckle boxing), jōdō, karate, kendo, kickboxing, kung fu (sanda/sanshou), Muay Thai, savate, silat, and Taekwondo.

Jōdō

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Martial arts and combat sports that emphasize stand-up fighting include boxing (including bare-knuckle boxing), jōdō, karate, kendo, kickboxing, kung fu (sanda/sanshou), Muay Thai, savate, silat, and Taekwondo.

Karate

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Martial arts and combat sports that emphasize stand-up fighting include boxing (including bare-knuckle boxing), jōdō, karate, kendo, kickboxing, kung fu (sanda/sanshou), Muay Thai, savate, silat, and Taekwondo.

Kendo

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Martial arts and combat sports that emphasize stand-up fighting include boxing (including bare-knuckle boxing), jōdō, karate, kendo, kickboxing, kung fu (sanda/sanshou), Muay Thai, savate, silat, and Taekwondo.

Chinese martial arts

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Martial arts and combat sports that emphasize stand-up fighting include boxing (including bare-knuckle boxing), jōdō, karate, kendo, kickboxing, kung fu (sanda/sanshou), Muay Thai, savate, silat, and Taekwondo.

Sanshou

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Martial arts and combat sports that emphasize stand-up fighting include boxing (including bare-knuckle boxing), jōdō, karate, kendo, kickboxing, kung fu (sanda/sanshou), Muay Thai, savate, silat, and Taekwondo.

Muay Thai

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Martial arts and combat sports that emphasize stand-up fighting include boxing (including bare-knuckle boxing), jōdō, karate, kendo, kickboxing, kung fu (sanda/sanshou), Muay Thai, savate, silat, and Taekwondo.

Savate

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Martial arts and combat sports that emphasize stand-up fighting include boxing (including bare-knuckle boxing), jōdō, karate, kendo, kickboxing, kung fu (sanda/sanshou), Muay Thai, savate, silat, and Taekwondo.

Silat

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Martial arts and combat sports that emphasize stand-up fighting include boxing (including bare-knuckle boxing), jōdō, karate, kendo, kickboxing, kung fu (sanda/sanshou), Muay Thai, savate, silat, and Taekwondo.

Taekwondo

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Martial arts and combat sports that emphasize stand-up fighting include boxing (including bare-knuckle boxing), jōdō, karate, kendo, kickboxing, kung fu (sanda/sanshou), Muay Thai, savate, silat, and Taekwondo.