Taekwondo vs Mixed Martial Arts explained by Dos Taekwondo

What do you know about taekwondo? Do you know it enough to play it? What about the mixed martial arts?  Are those two the same? Those are the questions you need to answer before you could be an expert in either of the sport.

There are many styles of Martial Arts including Taekwondo, Judo, Kung Fu, Muay Thai and Mixed Martial Arts. Among these styles, Taekwondo ranks supreme for self-defense. On the other hand, Mixed Martial Arts is a very popular style with a pay-per-view business that rivals boxing as a sports competition. The two sports have a few similarities but have a major difference with each other.


DOS Taekwondo is a leading taekwondo club in Sydney that offers classes for both martial arts style, Taekwondo and Mixed Martial Arts . Due to the few similarities in styles, people sometimes think that the two sports are the same. Dos Taekwondo is going to explain the differences between Taekwondo and Mixed Martial Arts .


As said earlier, taekwondo is the best style for self-defense. It is a style that is used to fight several people at the same time. As you progress in Taekwondo Training, and the Belt Levels, you will learn techniques to fight multiple persons at the same time yet effectively fighting one person at a time.

You will also be able to learn techniques that are not solely for competitions, but for defending yourself. You will also learn using weapons in fighting like short and long sticks, nun-chucks, knives and swords. During a fight, you have a better chance of surviving with this style and its techniques.

Although its main purpose is for self-defense, Taekwondo is not only about technical fighting skills, it is also about enhancing and improving life skills.

Mixed Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts is a full contact combat sport that uses striking and grappling techniques. This style of martial arts is popular as a modern sport competition. The core of the MMA Sport Competition is consist of boxing, as well as kickboxing and muay thai, wrestling, grappling and judo. MMA Training focuses on combining stand up fighting skills with ground fighting techniques.

Mixed Martial Arts has a combination elements of Submission and grappling techniques, kicking techniques, punches and arm strikes, and Muay Thai techniques.


Here at DOS Taekwondo, we offer quality classes for Taekwondo and Mixed Martial Arts . With our experienced teachers, you will be enjoying training Mixed Martial Arts and Taekwondo with us. We have a fun, safe and progressive learning environment.

Read also the Rules of a Taekwondo Competition, Choosing the Right Taekwondo Class and The Benefits of Taekwondo.

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