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The purpose of the following provisions is to present the basic ethical principles to be adhered to by authors, editors, and peer reviewers. 

Any cases of plagiarism, fabricated data, ghostwriting, guest authorship, etc. are indications of scientific dishonesty and they will all be exposed. Authors of such instances will not be considered for future publications.

Articles that have already been published in or submitted to other journals may not be submitted to this journal, and articles which have already been published or are being considered for publication in The International Journal of Martial Arts may not be published in any other journals. However, the author may ask permission to republish the article as part of a book, or for educational purposes.

The editorial board must fairly deal with submitted articles. Peer reviewers must fairly and sincerely evaluate articles according to objective criteria.