Abstract - Editorial of the 18th Volume
This is a description of the state of the martial arts and combat sports community, our Societies (IMACSSS and IPA) and Journal, within an historical and cultural context, in 2018. It is the view from the headquarters of the IMACSSS and the IPA, and the Editorial Office. The editorial refers to international events in the martial arts environment and the content of volume 18. This article also contains references to the market situation for combat sports and martial arts scientific journals publishing on, the work of our editorial office and planned future activities.