THAI BOXING (Muay Thai), the martial art of Thailand. One of the meanings of the word “thai” is free, therefore the name of this martial art can also be translated as “free battle”. Fights in Thai boxing are in full contact according to very strict rules. Muay Thai is based on percussion technique. Blows are applied at all levels: to the head and to the body, arms and legs, elbows and knees. Grips and throws play a secondary role. Continue reading
CAPOEIRA, a type of martial art. The birthplace of capoeira is Brazil. A distinctive feature of capoeira is the abundance of the most complex acrobatic elements, deceptive movements, dives, withdrawals, sweeps and hooks of the enemy’s legs, as well as a frequent change of position and complete unpredictability of the attack direction. Continue reading
SLAVIC-GORITSKAYA FIGHT (part4)
PROHIBITED TECHNIQUES AND VIOLATIONS OF RULES.
Limitations on permissible technical methods in the Slavic-Goritsky struggle are minimal and are associated mainly with the peculiarities of a particular style. So, in the category of “Radogor” it is not allowed to strike with legs, and in the category of “Hem”, on the contrary, attacking actions with only legs are allowed. There are no restrictions on the rigidity and places of impacting the equipment permitted by the rules. Continue reading