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The History of Women’s Participation in Martial Arts

By Madison Hunt | May 18, 2023

Martial Arts history dates back centuries traditionally being a form of physical and mental pursuit reserved for men. However, the history of women in martial arts dates back over two thousand years to ancient China. Women have fought against societal norms to gain respect and practice the many forms of martial arts. Today, women are celebrated as powerful athletes who have the ability to compete and entertain on the world stage.

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