A combat sport is one where athletes compete against each other by being tasked with disabling or overcoming the opponent through competitive contact. Combat sports include a variety of formal styles with differing rules ranging from boxing and fencing to judo, wrestling, and many more types of martial arts. Combat sports dates back to 2000BC in ancient Egypt where casual combat was used for the overall entertainment of the public. The popularity of modern combat sport has grown to also include female combatants and is now augmented with specialized training provided by sophisticated sporting equipment. Combat sports help to improve focus, confidence, perseverance, physical activity, and will improve a person's self-defense and conflict resolution skills.