They were introduced about two hundred years ago. The currently accepted division into weight categories among amateurs and professionals diverges somewhat. Lovers have 12 categories, professionals have 17 (before there were even more: 18). This is due to the desire of promoters to attract as many gifted lightweight boxers from Asia and South America to the professional ring as possible. Continue reading
Competitions in the Slavic-Goritsky wrestling are held in all these styles – with the exception of the breast – according to approximately similar rules. (In flexible rebuilding fights are held in the category “style versus style”, that is, with representatives of other martial arts). Their main principle is maximum realism with a minimum of restrictions on the equipment used.
The site should have an area of at least 36 sq. M., – with the exception of fire fighting competitions (at least 50 sq. M.). Continue reading
SAMBO (from “self-defense without weapons”), a type of combat sports, as well as an integrated system of self-defense. It is divided into two types: sports sambo and combat. Sports sambo is a type of struggle with a large arsenal of painful and suffocating techniques, as well as throws used in the stance and in the stalls. Combat sambo (adopted in the special units of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Ministry of Defense) in addition to fighting techniques includes striking equipment, working with weapons, special equipment: binding, escorting, etc. Continue reading