Our neighbor has a very martial attitude to resolving problems, he prefers to attack and conquer. He had a martial demeanor, very disciplined and confident. He had a martial stride. The building had a martial look to it and as it turns out that it was once an armory. The band played MARTIAL music.
If you are practicing traditional karate then your training will be geared toward defending yourself from a violent and untrained attacker at close range. -Or you can say "Karate is a martial arts that originated from China"