...for example, karate, taekwondo, aikido, etc....

Tan Elaine

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Martial arts, for example, karate, taekwondo, aikido, etc. each have their strong points.

The above sentence is mine.

Should "etc." be removed?

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I would remove it and add 'and' before 'aikido'. You have introduced them as examples, so 'etc.' isn't necessary. But it's not an important error either.
 

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You would need the "etc" if you say "martial arts, which includes karate, taekwondo, akido..".
 

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No, you wouldn't. If you have used the verb INCLUDE, then you have implied that you are not mentioning all martial arts.
I thought "include" means "encompass" and the list should be complete, unlike "for example" where the list is not.
If it is not complete, I have seen it written as:
..which includes, amongst others/inter alia,...
 
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