Does Elon Musk Know Martial Arts? | Explained

Elon Musk is one of the smartest humans on the planet, running some of the most complex companies in the world including SpaceX and Tesla.

Due to some of his recent tweets, many people wondered if Elon Musk has any martial arts experience.

In this page, we will explain whether or not Elon Musk knows martial arts, and if so, which martial arts he has experience with.

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Does Elon Musk Know Martial Arts?

Elon Musk would reveal on the Joe Rogan podcast that he has Martial arts experience. Musk has practiced Taekwondo, Kyokushin Karate, and Judo as a kid.

Musk also mentioned that he has done Brazilian jiu-jitsu briefly in Palo Alto, California, hinting that this experience was more recent.

Not long ago, Musk would be seen partaking in Sumo Wrestling.



Musk would respond to the CEO of Binance, who would say that he is rooting for Musk, but has not seen any of his (skills in) martial arts videos.

How Skillful is Musk at Martial Arts?

Due to most of his Martial arts experience having occurred decades ago when he was a child, along with his lack of continuity in any of them...

Although Musk technically does have experience, we can safely assume that it is beginner experience at most.

Beginner experience means knowing enough of the basics and fundamentals to understand what is going on, and a limited understanding of what safe and dangerous positions are.

Every Martial art takes years of continued training to master, and even to be competent in.

As of the time of this writing, Musk has yet to have any substantial experience in Martial arts, but that can always change in the future.

However, it's extremely unlikely due to Musk's extremely busy schedule, working 80-100 hours seemingly every year.

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