Karate (karate-do) is a Japanese martial art, which is a unique system of combining defense and attack techniques. The name of the discipline translates as “empty hand.” It was approved in 1935. Later, the ending “before” was added to the name, which from the Japanese language means “road”, “direction”. Thus, the full name of this martial art can be translated as the “path of the empty hand” of a fighter in philosophical understanding. In this context, the road to self-improvement of the mind and body is meant.
Styles and Directions
Today, experts identify 3 areas of karate: Continue reading
Obstacle race, also known as steeplechase, is a difficult running track and field discipline, which refers to the average distance of 3000 meters. It is such a distance to the finish line that athletes run at Olympic competitions today. In commercial competitions that are not related to the official international athletics program, other distances are possible, for example, at 800, 1500, 5000 meters, etc.
Obstacle race includes the following elements:
overcoming a hole with water; Continue reading
Wrestling is classified as martial arts. The competition is a hand-to-hand fight between two athletes who are trying to knock each other off their feet. The participant of the fight is a wrestler. The goal of the wrestlers depends on the type of struggle. In each of them, fights are held according to certain rules. Opponents often need to either put their opponent on the shoulder blades, or perform one of the permissible tricks. The practical goal of discipline is self-defense.
Wrestling is considered a contact and traumatic sport. During the fight, rivals conduct painful and asphyxiating tricks, which often lead to serious damage. The rules limit the actions of fighters, but this does not save from injuries even in training. From other martial arts, the struggle is distinguished by the lack of striking Continue reading