"Their gift was also their passion; they lived, breathed and dreamed of all things martial arts."
― Splinter (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie 2014)
"The Cat Stance, an element of Kung Fu. Caeser has never heard of kung fu. But he relaxes his limbs, ready for an attack from any direction. For him, it is a reflex."
― The Narrator on Caeser Zeppeli (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure)

The ability to have an innate understanding of martial arts. Variation of Intuitive Aptitude.

Also Called

  • Combat Intuition
  • Martial Arts Insight/Instinct/Mimicry/Perception


The user can intuitively understand all martial arts, utilizing them like they've trained in them for years.



See also: Other Martial Arts

  • Aikido: A combat art of using throws and wrist-locks to take an opponent down without harm.
  • Bartitsu: A combat art that combines elements of boxing, judo into deadly street fighting.
  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: A combat focuses on getting an opponent to the ground in order to neutralize possible strength or size advantages through ground fighting techniques and submission holds involving joint-locks and chokeholds. On the ground, physical strength can be offset or enhanced through proper grappling techniques.
  • Boxing: Martial arts which derive from punches and sportsmanship.
  • Capoeira: A Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance and music.
  • Dark Martial Arts: Fighting styles purely created for destructive reasons. Possibly achieved by Dark Arts.
  • Elemental Martial Arts: Combining the powers of the elements with combat skills.
  • Jeet Kune Do: A combat art that believes in minimal effort with maximum effect and extreme speed.
  • Judo: Where the objective is to either throw or take-down an opponent to the ground.
  • Jujutsu: User can manipulate the opponent's force against them, rather than confronting it with their own force.
  • Karate: A combat art using punches, kicks, as well as elbow and knee strikes. Different styles also teach grappling, locking, restrain and vital point strike techniques.
  • Krav Maga: A combat art that promotes finishing a fight as quickly and aggressively as possible. Attacks are aimed at the most vulnerable parts of the body.
  • Kung Fu: Different styles of fighting using kicks, punches, acrobatic moves and weapons.
  • Mixed Martial Arts: MMA is a hybrid of full contact striking and grappling styles (muay thai, wrestling, jiu-jitsu, etc)...
  • Muay Thai: Combining fighting with grappling, punches, kicks, knee and elbow strikes.
  • Mystical Martial Arts: Combining supernatural powers with combat skills.
  • Sumo: Fighting using heavy strikes, pushing and using one’s body weight to their advantage.
  • Superhuman Martial Arts: Martial arts skills achieved via superhuman abilities.
  • Sanshou: Known as Chinese boxing or kickboxing, is the official Chinese that combines full-contact kickboxing, which includes close range and rapid successive punches and kicks, with wrestling, takedowns, throws, sweeps, kick catches, and in some competitions, even elbow and knee strikes.
  • Submission Wrestling: The sport of submission wrestling brings together techniques from Catch wrestling, Folk wrestling, Greco-Roman wrestling, Freestyle wrestling, Jujutsu, Judo, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Luta Livre and Sambo. Submission fighting as an element of a larger sport setting is very common in mixed martial arts, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, catch wrestling, and others.
  • Tae Kwon Do: Fighting using mostly the feet and legs to strike with different kick attacks.
  • Traditional Martial Arts: More known than Mystical Martial Arts. Allows users to perform styles of combat to a superhuman level.
  • Wing Chun: A self-defense fighting style that uses solid stances, focused strikes and swift parrying.
  • Wrestling: Fighting using mostly throws, takedowns, grappling and locking moves.



  • May need to observe the martial arts.
  • May need to train their body.
  • Can not perform a martial art that is beyond their physical or mental capabilities.

Known Users


  • Hong En-Lai (Akatsuki Otokojuku)
  • Yoruichi Shihoin (Bleach)
  • Sosuke Aizen (Bleach)
  • Genryusai Yamamoto (Bleach)
  • Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)
  • Urahara Kisuke (Bleach)
  • Nomura Fudo (Busou Shoujo Machiavellianism)
  • The Fight (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Spike Spiegel (Cowboy Bebop)
  • Ichijou Aoi (Choujin Koukousei-tachi wa Isekai demo Yoyuu de Ikinuku you desu!)
  • Shinnosuke Nohara (Crayon Shin-chan: Burst Serving! Kung Fu Boys ~Ramen Rebellion~ )
  • Martial Artists (Dragon Ball series)
  • Martial Artists (History's Strongest Disciple Kenichi)
  • Various Characters (Kengan Ashura)
  • Kuro (Kurokami)
  • Yuji Itadori (JUJUTSU KAISEN)
  • Numerous Characters (Naruto)
    • Might Guy
    • Rock Lee
    • Neji Hyuga
    • A/Ay, the Fourth Raikage
    • Madara Uchiha
    • Sasuke Uchiha
  • Rob Lucci (One Piece)
  • Zeff (One Piece)
  • Lord Orochi (One-Punch Man)
  • Garo/Garou (One-Punch Man)
  • Ranma Saotome (Ranma 1/2)
  • Tsuchimikado Motoharu (Toaru Majutsu no Index)
  • Raishin Akabane (Unbreakable Machine-Doll)
  • Ikki Kurogane (Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry)
  • Mikoshiba Ryouma (Record of Wortenia War)
  • Jin Mu-Won (Legend of the Northern Blade)
  • Gosu/Martial Artists (Yongbi the Invincible)
  • Rachel Moore (Case Closed)
  • Yuna Kamihara (Stitch!)


  • Karate (Batfink)
  • Judy Jitsu (Batfink)
  • Black Dynamite (Black Dynamite)
  • Huey Freeman (The Boondocks)
  • Uncle Ruckus (The Boondocks)
  • Colonel H. Stinkmeaner (The Boondocks)
  • The Hateocracy (The Boondocks)
  • Max Muluka/Nightstick (C.O.P.S.)
  • Blue Falcon (Hanna-Barbera)
  • Carol (OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes)
  • Colleen (Road Rovers)
  • Nya-Nya (Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo)
  • Webbigail Vanderquack (Ducktales 2017)
  • Noodle (Gorillaz)


  • Ben Turner/Bronze Tiger (DC Comics)
  • Bruce Wayne/Batman (DC Comics)
  • The Batman Who Laughs (DC Comics)
  • Dinah Blake/Black Canary (DC Comics)
  • Cassandra Cain (DC Comics)
  • Connor Hawke (DC Comics)
  • Constantine Drakon (DC Comics)
  • David Cain (DC Comics)
  • Slade Wilson/Deathstroke (DC Comics)
  • Val Armorr/Karate Kid (DC Comics)
  • Sandra Woosan/Lady Shiva (DC Comics)
  • Richard "Dick" Grayson/Nightwing (DC Comics)
  • O-Sensei (DC Comics)
  • Ra's Al Ghul (DC Comics)
  • Richard Dragon (DC Comics)
  • Ted Grant/Wildcat (DC Comics)
  • Diana Prince/Wonder Women (DC Comics)
  • Matthew "Matt" Murdock/Daredevil (Marvel Comics)
  • Elektra Natchios (Marvel Comics)
  • James "Logan" Howlett/Wolverine (Marvel Comics)
  • Karnak (Marvel Comics)
  • Captain America (Marvel Comics)
    • Steve Rogers
    • James "Bucky" Barnes
  • Iron Fist (Marvel Comics)
    • Orson Randall
    • Daniel "Danny" Rand
  • Shang-Chi (Marvel Comics)
  • Black Widow (Marvel Comics)
  • Clint Barton/Hawkeye (Marvel Comics)
  • Marc Spector/Moon Knight (Marvel Comics)
  • T'Challa/Black Panther (Marvel Comics)
  • Wade Wilson/Deadpool (Marvel Comics)
  • Vision (Marvel Comics)
  • Silver Sablinova/Sable (Marvel Comics)
  • Tryco Slatterus/Champion of the Universe (Marvel Comics); prefers to use boxing against opponents
  • Gamora (Marvel Comics)
  • Tony Masters/Taskmaster (Marvel Comics)
  • Super Commando Dhruva (Raj Comics)
  • Glory (Image Comics)
  • Thragg (Image Comics)
  • Obadiah Archer (Valiant Entertainment Comics)
  • Ninjas (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • Splinter (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)
  • The Shredder (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles)


Live Television

  • Sparx (Ace Lightning)
  • Various Characters (The Adventures of Brush Lee and Jackie Chain)
    • Brush Lee
    • Jackie Chain
  • Takeshi Kovacs (Altered Carbon)
  • Billy Butcher (The Boys)
  • Black Noir (The Boys)
  • Slayers (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Vampires (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Chuck Bartowski (Chuck) via Intersect 2.0
  • The Third Doctor (Doctor Who)
  • Stick (Marvel Cinematic Universe)
  • Blane Whittaker (M.I. High)
  • Carrie Stewart (M.I. High)
  • Dan Morgan (M.I. High)
  • Zoe (M.I. High)
  • Keri Summers (M.I. High)
  • Vanka (Monster Warriors)
  • Dean Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Sam Winchester (Supernatural)
  • Castiel (Supernatural)

Video Games

  • Niko Bellic (Grand Theft Auto IV)
  • Jimmy Hopkins (Bully)
  • Wei Shen (Sleeping Dogs)
  • Doppelganger (Castlevania series)
  • Aries (Cheetahmen)
  • Raidou (Dead or Alive)
  • Doppelganger (Devil May Cry 3)
  • Ranpha Franboise (Galaxy Angel)
  • Shang Tsung (Mortal Kombat)
  • Ryu Hayabusa (Ninja Gaiden)
  • Jeane (No More Heroes)
  • Akihiko Sanada (Persona 3)
  • Fighting-type Pokémon (Pokémon)
  • Wang Tang (Power Stone)
  • Various characters (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • Kyle Katarn (Star Wars)
  • Sakura Ogami (Danganronpa)
  • Mii Brawler (Super Smash Bros)
  • Various Characters (Tekken)
  • Martial Artist (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Wuxia (Valkyrie Crusade)

Web Animation

  • Agent Carolina (Red vs. Blue)
  • Ninjineer (TF2 Freak)




Live Television/Movies

Video Games


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