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 international center of sumo, it is here that all the competitions of professionals in this form of martial arts are held, accompanied by a huge variety of rituals associated with centuries of history. Modern sumo is a synthesis of martial arts, business, performances and ancient traditions.
The first mention of sumo is found in the book of 712. There is a legend where two gods fought in a sumo fight for the right to possess the islands of Japan. It was from the victorious deity that the genealogy of the emperor of the country was conducted. Sumo is also mentioned in texts of the 8th century, where this martial art was called sumai and was associated with Shinto religious rites. This struggle was an important part of the rituals at the court of the emperor. Representatives from all islands of Japan should participate in fights. Sumo was also used in combat training to hone the ability to stand steady during battles. However, the modern round platform for martial arts – Doha – appeared only in the 17th century. Continue reading
Penchak Silat is a martial art, widespread in the countries of Southeast Asia. It includes two main sections – unarmed battles and battles with weapons. Penchak Silat is also a component of the culture of Asian peoples with ancient history. This martial art is also known in Europe, it attracts women because it instills a will to self-defense, as well as a sense of beauty.
Penchak silat is most accurately translated as “the combat use of body position changes, used for self-defense.” This martial art contains centuries-old achievements of martial arts in many countries of Southeast Asia. Penkak Silat was originally created as a kind of combat with weapons. This combat system consists of many positions and movements, constantly changing during the battle. Continue reading
Nippon Kempo or Nihon Kempo is a kind of Japanese martial art that uses special protection to God, consisting of a helmet on his head (man), gloves (kuroba), protection on his chest (before) and a shell on his groin. Campo Nippon members compete in full contact form. This kind of Kempo was created thanks to the Japanese martial artist, Muneomi Savayama, who used kicks and arms (atemi-waza), throws (nage-waza), blocks (uke-waza), wrestling in the ground, painful techniques and retention. Here, it is allowed to use the technique of other types of kempo, such as wrestling, aikido, jujutsu, karate, judo. Since all fights are in the form of full contact using appropriate protective ammunition, the technique of fighting nippon kempo during a fight can be quite diverse. It is this feature that nippon kempo differs significantly from other, highly specialized types of kempo. During the fight, it is allowed to use elbows and knees. Such Japanese martial arts are mainly engaged in student youth in most universities in Japan. Nippon kempo also give preference during training of police forces. Today, this type of Japanese martial art is also known in some countries of Europe. The rules of the nippon kempo fighting technique became the basis of the sekai no kempo fights, as well as the famous Mr. Strong Sekai fights. Therefore, kippo nippon can be called the first type of mixed and interstyle kempo type, in the fights of which both athletes percussionists and wrestlers can Continue reading