However, the following research projects are far from being the first ones in Germany, Austria or Northern Switzerland to deal with the various aspects of martial arts and combat sports. This article will shed light on several of the roots of German language martial arts studies, before discussing the topics, approaches, and protagonists of the Kommission Kampfkunst & Kampfsport in detail. Furthermore, relevant, ongoing activities outside the Kommission are included in the review.
(Channon & Jennings 2014): Alex Channon and George Jennings. Exploring embodiment through martial arts and combat sports. A review of empirical research. In: Sports in Society, 2014. URL: [23.10.2014]. 2b1af7f3a8