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Full contact karate refers to a karate style or any form of karate competition that allows practitioners to knock out their opponents. In non-full-contact karate, knocking out your opponent can get you disqualified. In contrast, knocking out your opponent wins you a match in full-contact karate.

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The Queensberry Rules refer to the rules published in 1867 by John Graham Chambers, a journalist, which provided clear guidelines for all fighters involved in a boxing match. These rules were necessary to attract a better class of patrons to boxing, which alienated many due to the sheer violence.

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Kickboxing has more striking techniques than boxing because it combines kicking and punching techniques. In contrast, boxing is easier to learn and has fewer techniques because it only involves striking with hands. As such, kickboxing is considered a more robust combat system than boxing.

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Olympic Taekwondo is a sport style that emphasizes fast and precise striking, and the main goal is to prepare you to win points and matches in tournaments. On the other hand, the traditional taekwondo style focuses on self-defense, preparing you for full-contact fighting.

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