Martial Arts Fighting Style Chart
  Boxing Jeet Kune Do Judo Karate Muay Thai Tae Kwon Do
Striking Punching  
Elbows and knee strike      
Grappling Throws and takedowns      
Joint locks and submissions        
Mat work    
Cardio intensity Low            
Do you train with music?   Yes Yes No No Yes No
Is there sparing?   Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Can I compete/perform?   Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Do you train with equipment?   Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes

Though each martial arts program has their own unique approach, they will all will teach you self defense. All fitness and experience levels are welcome.