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The International Journal of Martial Arts (Online ISSN 2287-8599) is a peer-reviewed academic journal of Martial Arts Studies published jointly by members Korea Society of Martial Arts (KOSOMA), International Society of Martial Arts and Kyung Hee University. The first edition of the journal has published in 2015 for the purpose of promoting new research on martial arts in all academic disciplines. The journal focuses on the humanities, social sciences and natural science area researches that related to martial arts, combat sports, etc. The journal encourages authors to try new research methods and to think new things that others have not. The journal will consider any articles that connected to martial arts regardless of region or style.

Chief of International Society of Martial Arts

Manuscripts will be considered for one of the following sections: 

Martial Arts & Humanities Martial Arts & Social Science Martial Arts & Natural Science Other Fields
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Culturology
  • Sociology
  • Marketing & Management
  • Psychology
  • Pedagogy
  • Leisure & Recreation
  • Welfare
  • Physiology
  • Biomechanis
  • Measurement & Evaluation
  • Nutrition
  • Rehabilitation
  • Training
  • Combat Sports
  • War
  • Military
  • Tactics
  • Physical Culture
  • Traditional Play
  • Sports for all
  • Book reviews and interviews are welcome as well.

    Before being accepted for publication, all manuscripts will be carefully evaluated and refereed by an international editorial board composed of leading scholars in their respective fields.