“To me, the extraordinary aspect of martial arts lies in its simplicity. The easy way is also the right way, and martial arts is nothing at all special; the closer to the true way of martial arts, the less wastage of expression there is.
Iaido 居合道 - modern Japanese martial art associated with the smooth, controlled movements of drawing the sword from its scabbard, striking or cutting an opponent, removing blood from the blade, and then replacing the sword in the scabbard.
Bushido (The Way of the warrior), the samurai code of ethics, was formalized in writing in the sixteenth century and adhered to for some three hundred years. Bushido placed emphasis on certain chivalrous virtues such as loyalty, courage, and courtesy.
Muay thai is a lethal strikin art. Uses the 8 point technique, utilizing hands, feet, elbows, knees. Very brutal powerhouse art. Kids train and will kick trees until the trees shake just to toughen up their legs.