Taekkyon as well as taekwondo is a traditional form of martial art in Korea. In taekkyon techniques, various movements of the legs and arms are often used, which are more reminiscent of a smooth dance. Taekkyon is a martial art where any punches are forbidden; instead, punches with open hands are used. This type of struggle is more focused on defense than attack. The main task of taekyon is to defeat the opponent using misses and miscalculations of the opponent’s actions, forcing him to retreat or fall to the ground.
The Korean form of taekkyon martial art is often compared with the technique of fighting in taekwondo or the well-known Chinese martial art of kung fu, but despite this, taekkyon has many features and differences. So, despite the presence of an element of mutual bow before the start of a fight in taekwondo, all movements should be jerky and sharp, while in taekken all movements should be smoother. Slow movements are characteristic of the kung fu Continue reading
French boxing – Savat. Savat – this box is of French origin, it uses both arms and legs in the same way, elements of western boxing are used in combination with kicks. The rules of wrestling allow only kicks, unlike other martial arts, in which kicks and knees are allowed. Savat is a unique style in which opponents wear boots.
Savat was created on the basis of two French schools that studied kicking. One school was in Paris, the other in the south of France, not far from Marseille. Her first name was “Marseille surprise”, due to the style features for any fighter. However, the most famous name of the style was “Chausson.” It was used by soldiers Continue reading
Kyudo is part of budo, the art of archery. Kyudo is a fairly rare sport. Kyudo classes are held without distinction of gender and age, you can start training in this sport at any time in life.
Kyudo classes can be done with the purpose of meditation, but most athletes practice kyudo with the aim of teaching shooting as a sport. The main principle of kyudo is observing nobiai, which results in the most natural shot leading to a hit. Therefore, many shooters consider it particularly important to participate in various competitions and, in general, any opportunity to improve their technique.
The dojo for kyudo varies depending on the styles used, which depends on the kyudo school and the country in which the training is conducted. In Japan, most of the dojos consist of an entrance from the back or to the right during the shooting, the main territory lined with a tree with a ceiling more than four meters high, a large intermediate zone under the open sky, a specific place for the target, a matoba located 28 meters from the main zone, separate places for judges or spectators who are on the right during the shooting; rooms for practicing shooting at makiwara, which is not a mandatory Continue reading