Ashihara-karate uses scientific logic based on natural rationalism and the elimination of all unnecessary things. Traditional karate focuses on a specific technique or solely on strength. Today in society, the “real” form of karate is more necessary, where speed, strength, wit and strategy are combined.
Ashihara-karate is also trying to create a special development environment for its students. If this goal is achieved, then each student has a place where he can train and improve his level.
The style of Ashihara-karate fulfilled this requirement and continues to improve the conditions, trying to bring them closer to real life, that is, to create a “true battlefield.” In a few words, this is the most realistic style of karate. It is important to teach a person to avoid enemy attacks, and, conversely, to manage and even Continue reading
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.
What is said here about the unsuitability of martial arts for self-defense does not mean refusing to Continue reading
Kicking in hand-to-hand combat
Currently, martial arts in the countries of the former USSR are on the rise. The criminal situation, the high level of street crime, the low efficiency of the work of law enforcement agencies and the indifference of random witnesses to the crime – all this greatly stimulates our compatriots to be able to protect themselves. High international sports results are added to the widespread mass in almost every form. International tournaments, widely covered by the media, have a significant impact on the technique of those involved.
From an applied point of view, martial arts focused on hard contact are most effective. In the countries of the former USSR boxing, kickboxing, Thai boxing, combat sambo are widespread, kudo, wushu sandu, army hand-to-hand fighting are quickly gaining popularity. At the same time, in all forms, there is a tendency towards a certain simplification of technique due to work with legs. Less and less often, one can see kicks not only in the head, but also in the body. The technique of working at long and medium Continue reading