| ||Familiar Martial Arts Styles||Emin Boztepe Martial Arts System (EBMAS)|
|Combat Style||Cramped, stiff||Flexible, relaxed|
|Difference of Style||Fighting sport|
(works against the same style; might work against other styles or might not)
(works against the same style and other styles equally)
|Prerequisites||Superior muscle strength|
|Flexibility in wrist and shoulder|
Theoretical aptitude is key
|Type of Movements||Mechanical techniques||Techniques are free flowing and overlap each other|
|Self-defense||No real self-defense for women and physically weaker people||Real self-defense for women through specific techniques, exercises and training|
|Number of Techniques||"Hundreds" of techniques||Four Principles|
|Reaction Time||A minimum of 0.745 seconds for the brain to react.|
One thinks less during learning, but has to think a lot during fighting.
|A minimum of only 0.1 seconds due to universal solution.|
One thinks a lot during learning but has to think less during fighting.
|Prefight Position||Upper body often tense, legs mostly relaxed or everything is tense.||Upper body is relaxed, legs are slightly tense|
|Anticipation||Movements and/or attacks are anticipated||Movements are not anticipated|
|Attack-detect||Visual; optical deception possible||Safe attack detecing over the contact feeling (tactile).|
Deception is not possible because one reacts only through feeling (touching).
|Defense||Through block and counter; active||Through moving forward; passive|
|Recovering||Attacker can recover due to single movements by defender (including pauses) ||Due to a chain of techniques and follow-through, attacker has no time to recover and attack again. |
| ||Often uncontrolled, emotional art of fighting; screaming||Emotionless, "relaxed" art of fighting; controlled|
|Stance||Deep, wide, not flexible;|
Many stances to learn
|Very mobile and flexible;|
Only two stances to learn
|Footwork||Can be unnatural due to long and deep stances and steps||Due to fighting in a close range, the steps are short (natural footwork)|
|Turns||Active physical movements||Use of opponent's energy (passive turns)|
|Punching Power||Through extensive muscle training of arms and shoulders||Through the use of elbow power and physical understanding of body movements|
|Origin of Power||Gathering strength by drawing back||Beginning less punching and kicking.|
Coordination of arms, body and footwork.
|Instructor||Often half-god in white Gi (can't be touched)||Instructor can be touched (hands-on training)|
|Efficiency||Unnecessary movements, time-consuming||Only necessary movements|
"Less is more!"
|Way of Movements||Detour, indirect||Direct, linear, straight forward|
|Strength||Use of own strength||Borrows opponent's strength|