Originating in Brazil, Vale Tudo is portugese for 'Anything goes' and is among the most lethal fighting systems. Vale Tudo takes the most effective combat techniques from styles such as Jujitsu, Muay Thai, Sambo, Wrestling and Western Boxing. Vale Tudo is taught as a means of self defence and a way of entering the ring in Full Contact. Great emphasis is placed on physical training and technique. So Vale Tudo is a very aggressive fighting style, it is much of a self-defense system.