Taekkyon as well as taekwondo is a traditional form of martial art in Korea. In taekkyon techniques, various movements of the legs and arms are often used, which are more reminiscent of a smooth dance. Taekkyon is a martial art where any punches are forbidden; instead, punches with open hands are used. This type of struggle is more focused on defense than attack. The main task of taekyon is to defeat the opponent using misses and miscalculations of the opponent’s actions, forcing him to retreat or fall to the ground.
The Korean form of taekkyon martial art is often compared with the technique of fighting in taekwondo or the well-known Chinese martial art of kung fu, but despite this, taekkyon has many features and differences. So, despite the presence of an element of mutual bow before the start of a fight in taekwondo, all movements should be jerky and sharp, while in taekken all movements should be smoother. Slow movements are characteristic of the kung fu 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
The roots of this sport stretch from the not-so-distant 60-70s of the XX century. Homeland kickboxing USA. It was there that they decided to hold competitions according to a single scheme for fighters of various martial arts. The name from the English words “kick” – kick and “boxing” – boxing, according to history, was suggested by Chuck Noris, a multiple champion of this sport. The first competitions were called All style Karate and Full-Contact Karate. By “Karate” was understood all martial arts.
The competition scheme was also adopted. At first, the competitions were regular only for the USA, and later already in other countries of the world. Significant popularization of martial arts has contributed to the Hollywood film industry and stars Don Wilson, Benny Urkides, Chuck Noris.
Kickboxing has incorporated all the best from such schools as English and Thai boxes, Wushu, Taekwondo and karate. All this requires from the participant of the battle not only excellent physical, but also psychological preparation, since the battles are held in full contact. You can hit the head and body in full Continue reading