Kyudo is part of budo, the art of archery
Kyudo is part of budo, the art of archery. Kyudo is a fairly rare sport. Kyudo classes are held without distinction of gender and age, you can start training in…

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There is evidence that the secret ninja clans in Japan began their history in the 9-12th centuries, along with the formation of the samurai class. Their predecessors can be considered…

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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…

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Boxing is a type of martial arts where athletes use fist punches with the help of special gloves. The game has a referee who controls the fight. The fight lasts 3-12 rounds. The winner of the athlete can be considered when the opponent is knocked down and is not able to independently rise within 10 seconds, which is called a knockout, or if the opponent received an injury due to which he cannot continue the fight, which is called technical knockout. If after a certain number of rounds the fight has not stopped, then the winner is determined by the judges.

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Bando is a martial art from Myanmar, the state of Burma, in which fighting with bare hands is practiced. Bando is considered a milder type of fistfight. The bando technique contains throws, steps, grabs, strangulations, as well as elbow, fists, head, feet and knees. There are three main types of bando: soft, medium, hard. Among aristocrats, “medium” and “soft” bando are very popular. The “soft” bando is practiced with an imaginary adversary according to a battle plan prepared in advance. In the case of the presence of an adversary, a “soft” bando means conducting a battle without contacting the adversary at all or in part. At its core, a soft bando is a formal exercise and resembles kata in karate.

The “average” bando is often practiced in the army. During the “middle” bando, contact of opponents is practiced for three minutes. This kind of bando is similar to sparring in karate, only in this case the fight does not stop if a point is counted if successful. In addition, the final decision is made only after the expiration of the full time allotted for the fight.

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Baguazhan is a Chinese martial art that consists of palm movements and circular movements.

History of the appearance of style
Baguazhan – Chinese martial art, which consists of movements with the palms of the hands and movement in a circle. This style of martial art began its development from 1820 to 1850 during the reign of the Qing Dynasty, under the motto “Daoguan”. This style, known today, was founded by Dong Haichuan from Hebei Province, Wenan County. Dong developed a style technique based on local Wushu techniques. It is important to note that in the 30s of the 20th century in Tianjin, several students were writing stories that Dong Hai Chuan had learned this martial art from his Taoist mentor named Bi Chengxia from Anhui province in the mountains of Continue reading

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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…


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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…