Pankration
Pankration is an ancient Olympic type of martial arts, revived in our time. Pankration entered the program of the ancient Olympic Games in 648 BC. The origin of this martial…

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Taijutsu
Taijutsu is a Japanese melee system without the use of weapons, as well as the art of maintaining a healthy body. Taijutsu consists of almost all the techniques used: limbs,…

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Jeet Kune-Do
Jeet Kune-Do is a martial arts style created by Bruce Lee. In the translation, Jeet Kune-Do means "The Way of the Leading Fist." And in our time, this fighting style…

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gained popularity

Sport and real fight

Recently, a very widespread opinion is the weak applicability of martial arts in real combat. There are a large number of schools of “hand-to-hand combat”, the training of a fighter in which “is focused on real, not sports combat,” and consists entirely of practicing techniques of a cruel traumatic nature.
During the existence of the CloseFight.ru project, I received a lot of letters and calls asking me to tell what to focus on, choosing a martial arts school for effective self-defense on the street. In this article we will try to understand the issue of the applicability of sports and the so-called “applied” martial arts in real combat, as well as understand what to focus on in finding the best training for ourselves.

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Taekwondo

Taekwondo is a martial art that came to us from Korea. There are several types of taekwondo. The most common in the world is the WTF sports taekwondo, a little less well-known is its combat direction.

The WTF Taekwondo Sports Center is Kukkiwon, the only training center located in Korea. The WTF Taekwondo Summer Olympics program is a traditional sport.

The history of taekwondo dates back several millennia. Usually, there are four stages in the development of this sport: ancient times, the Middle Ages, modern times and modernity. Continue reading

Taijutsu
Taijutsu is a Japanese melee system without the use of weapons, as well as the art of maintaining a healthy body. Taijutsu consists of almost all the techniques used: limbs,…

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Viet Vo Dao
Viet Vo Dao is a system of traditional Vietnamese martial arts, which includes the knowledge and traditions of a country with a thousand-year history. Viet Vo Dao is considered one…

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Sumo
In sumo, two wrestlers determine the winner on a round court. The birthplace of sumo is Japan, whose residents attribute this ancient martial art to martial arts. Japan is the…

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Judo
Judo is a fairly new Japanese martial art, created at the end of the 19th century. Gradually, his philosophy and the methods used became known to people around the world.…

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