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(in martial arts) freestyle fighting.
- ‘They included junior kata and kumite, ladies kata and kumite, senior black belt kata and kumite.’
- ‘Calum has won every tournament entered for kata and kumite so far this year which is an amazing achievement for someone so young.’
- ‘Every now and then, we'd break off into pairs for kumite, or sparring.’
- ‘Another example occurred when I was doing kumite with Sensei at his home.’
- ‘What can you tell us about his performance in kumite?’
Japanese, literally ‘sparring’.
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