Taijiquan – literally means “fist of the Great Reach.” This is the internal martial art of China, which is considered a type of Wushu. This martial art is very popular as a gymnastics for healing, however, the component “chuan” (fist) suggests that Taijiquan, after all, is a martial art.
The emergence of martial arts
Two opposing theories about the origin of Taijiquan are known. The first, official theory, suggests that this martial art began to exist and continued to develop within the same family – Chen, who since the 14th century has been constantly living in the village of Chenjiagou, Henan province in northern China. This art of combat, according to the same legend, was founded in the 17th century by a man named Chen Wanting, who began to transmit the tradition from generation to generation. Continue reading
French boxing – Savat. Savat – this box is of French origin, it uses both arms and legs in the same way, elements of western boxing are used in combination with kicks. The rules of wrestling allow only kicks, unlike other martial arts, in which kicks and knees are allowed. Savat is a unique style in which opponents wear boots.
Savat was created on the basis of two French schools that studied kicking. One school was in Paris, the other in the south of France, not far from Marseille. Her first name was “Marseille surprise”, due to the style features for any fighter. However, the most famous name of the style was “Chausson.” It was used by soldiers Continue reading
The history of martial arts Self-defense Without Weapons, better known to everyone as sambo, dates back to the 1920s and is the product of the combination of the three systems.
The first was “SAM”, based on the techniques of ju-jitsu. Receptions of oriental masters were optimized for the needs of Ugra agents V. Spiridonov.
The second system that entered the martial art of sambo was the development of the NKVD. It was a combination of English and French boxes, American wrestling, Finnish knife and stick handling techniques. Developed the system Oznobishin N.N.
The third system was developed by V.S. Oshchepkov, who mastered the martial art of judo in Tokyo “Kodokan.” The system was built on the basis of judo and supplemented by national characteristics of various types of struggle of the peoples of the Union republics.
During the years of repression, in the course of the struggle against the class enemy, sambo was legally Continue reading