Karate is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Islands in what is now Okinawa, Japan. It was developed from fighting methods called te "hand" and Chinese Kenpo. Karate is a striking art using punching, kicking, knees and elbow strikes, and open hand techniques.
Jiu-Jitsu was founded in 1532 by Hisamori Takeuchi and is a Japanese style of close combat for defeating an armed or armored opponent using no weapons. Jiu-Jitsu uses pins, joint locks and throws to defeat an opponent using their own strength against them.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people engage in a contest using only their fists. Boxing was first introduced to the world as a sport by the ancient Greeks as an Olympic game as early as 688 BC, however the history of bare fist contests date back to 3,000 BC.
Self Defense techniques are ones that allow individuals to protect themselves and others from harm from unarmed and armed opponents. The self defense techniques taught here are used to disable and disarm a situation with minimal force for a given situation.