Equestrian eventing is a type of equestrian sport, the peculiarity of which is the combination of three separate disciplines:
- riding arena;
- cross country;
- show jumping.
Each stage of the competition is traditionally held on different days. Participants must pass all trials on the same horses, therefore, endurance of an animal and a trainer are equally important in triathlon. On the first day there is a demonstration of horse discipline, on the second – its speed, endurance and jumping ability when overcoming barriers, the third day it checks the horse’s performance in difficult field conditions. Continue reading
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
Volleyball belongs to the category of team sports. The essence of the game is the confrontation of two teams in a special area, which is divided by a grid. Opponents must direct the ball to half of the opponent’s field so that the projectile lands on the floor. For such productive actions, the team receives points. The party that scores first a certain number of points wins the game.
The central body of this sport is the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), which is responsible for approving the rules of the game and organizing major international competitions.
Modern volleyball can be called a combination and non-contact sport, where each member of the team has a strict specialization on the site. For a professional volleyball player, jumping, reaction, physical strength and coordination are considered the most important qualities. Continue reading