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Karate as a method of self-defense was most developed, apparently, in the East, although historical documents show that various martial arts methods occupied an important place in different countries in the preparation of armies.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
Xingyiquan is one of the styles of Chinese martial arts. The translation of the name sounds like “a fist of form (movement) and intention.” The title of martial art contains two of the most important concepts of xingyiquan – this is the “fist of the five primitives, which refers to the” intention “, as well as the” fist of twelve animals “, referring to the” form “or” movement “. Based on this, “Xingyiquan” is a martial art that is based on a careful study of the external form and filling the style movements with will.
The emergence and development of style
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Yi Quan is one of China’s martial arts, which is also well known as the “fist of the mind”; essentially similar to Yiquan is Dacheng Quan.
Qi Yuan, the martial art of China Qi Yuan, sometimes referred to as Dacheng Quan, is a relatively young martial art that Wang Xiangzhai created in the 1920s. Initially, he was looking for the best combat experts of the time to be able to understand the essence of boxing. Subsequently, he created a new type of art in which he ruled out everything unimportant and replaced it with techniques and techniques that gave the fastest possible effect. Over time, special approaches appeared in the newly created system, dominating its components.
To strengthen the importance of consciousness, both in training and in battle, he called the art of Yi Quan created by Continue reading