Your martial art and its realism
When we talk about a fight in the original sense of the word, we do not begin to talk about certain organizations or tournaments, but, first of all, we mean realism in its street manifestation. Recall that this was one of the main factors that prompted us to begin the study of martial arts.
Speaking of street combat, I mean a situation when you find yourself in a rather limited space – no more than a step to the left or right. This is far from the same as clown show fights in a fairly spacious ring. Believe it or not, most martial arts followers have forgotten about it and, therefore, do not properly prepare themselves for such situations. In order to feel confident in a street collision, four technical components are needed: the ranged technique (punches, kicks, blocks), the melee strikes technique (elbows, knees, etc.), the control technique (locks, pain techniques), the technique of throwing and capturing. Continue reading
YESTERDAY AND TODAY KARATE
Karate – translated from Japanese literally means “empty hands” – this is the name of one of the types of martial arts, similar to boxing, wrestling, fencing and other sports.
Karate as a method of self-defense was most developed, apparently, in the East, although historical documents show that various martial arts methods occupied an important place in different countries in the preparation of armies. Types of self-defense and attack were known in Ancient Rome, Egypt. India, China and many other countries.
In numerous wars of the period of the slave system, when the soldiers were armed with sabers, spears, daggers and bows, personal martial arts often decided the success of hostilities. That is why in Ancient Continue reading
Why engage in hand-to-hand combat
It’s no secret that each of us wants to have iron health, a beautiful athletic figure, a stable psyche. In our age of high technology and frantic life dynamics, the health problem is very acute, especially in cities. Poor ecology, lack of exercise, constant stress make people old people long before retirement age. And now absolutely any person can become a victim of an attack by the scum of society on the street. But, having in its arsenal several elementary punches with arms and legs connected in ligaments, one can adequately get out of this situation. True, even the simplest fighting technique must be worked out to automatism. A person who first touches the secrets of martial arts immediately has questions: “What kind of punches does the author have in mind and why does he call them elementary? And what kind of Continue reading