It’s very important to keep in mind that sport aspect and self defense aspect of the same sport are very different. But if you’re new to martial arts and you want to train Self defense how can you say what martial art is the best for your needs?
In this video Navy SEAL Jocko Willink breaks down what he feels is the best method for self defense.
“First and foremost, if you’re talking about true self defense to protect yourself, it’s a gun and it’s concealed carry.”
“The first thing you start off with is Brazilian JiuJitsu because it’s going to teach you how to handle yourself when a combative situation gets into a grappling scenario.”
Also, check out an article “Which Martial Art is The Best for the Streets and Self Defense”