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.
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NBA (NBA) is considered the main national tournament in the world. Represents the men’s professional league of North America, in which the best basketball clubs of the USA and Canada participate. The NBA is in the TOP 4 professional sports leagues in North America (NHL, NFL, Major League Baseball) and is widely covered by hundreds of television channels around the world.
The league was formed in 1946 under the name “Basketball Association of America”, but was subsequently expanded and renamed the NBA. League headquarters are based in New York in the Olympic Power Building. Since 2004, the tournament has included 30 teams, which are geographically Continue reading
Basketball is a team sport in which players throw the ball with their hands into the opponent’s basket. In a duel, 2 teams of 5 field players compete, and the number of substitutions is unlimited. The goal of the game is to score more points by throwing into someone else’s ring than the opponent. To this end, teams are permitted to keep the ball and pass in accordance with official rules.
Today, basketball is considered one of the most sought after and popular sports on the planet. He is part of the Summer Olympics program. In addition, world and European championships are regularly held, as well as various rating tournaments of clubs, for example, the NBA and the Euroleague. Both men and women play basketball at a professional level, but in separate categories (mixed compositions are not allowed). Continue reading