Tansudo is Korea’s martial arts, which is based on strict discipline and the practice of various forms of self-defense. Tangsudo founder Hwang Kietogo said that he created the tansudo during his life in Manchuria in the 1930s. He created his martial art on the basis of ancient texts about subak – the old military art of Korea. Tansudo was influenced by karate and Chinese Wushu schools. In many ways, tansudo is similar to karate and taekwondo, but it is practically not used in sports.
Tangsudo is a lot like taekwondo, but this martial art is based on more traditional principles.
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Bando is a martial art from Myanmar, the state of Burma, in which fighting with bare hands is practiced. Bando is considered a milder type of fistfight. The bando technique contains throws, steps, grabs, strangulations, as well as elbow, fists, head, feet and knees. There are three main types of bando: soft, medium, hard. Among aristocrats, “medium” and “soft” bando are very popular. The “soft” bando is practiced with an imaginary adversary according to a battle plan prepared in advance. In the case of the presence of an adversary, a “soft” bando means conducting a battle without contacting the adversary at all or in part. At its core, a soft bando is a formal exercise and resembles kata in karate.
The “average” bando is often practiced in the army. During the “middle” bando, contact of opponents is practiced for three minutes. This kind of bando is similar to sparring in karate, only in this case the fight does not stop if a point is counted if successful. In addition, the final decision is made only after the expiration of the full time allotted for the fight.
The “hard” version of the bando is better known as flyway or burmese boxing. Continue reading