CAPOEIRA
CAPOEIRA, a type of martial art. The birthplace of capoeira is Brazil. A distinctive feature…

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FIGHT
FIGHT, one of the oldest sports, martial arts of two athletes according to certain rules…

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KARATE
KARATE, karate-do, a kind of Japanese martial art, a system of defense and attack without…

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CAPOEIRA TODAY

Modern capoeira, in the form in which it was presented to a wide audience, consists of two main styles: Angola and regional. Angola is characterized by slow, “viscous” movements that flow smoothly into one another. Regional – high-speed, power style, replete with somersaults, inflicted in the jump strokes and other complex acrobatic elements. Despite the fact that now there are schools (including outside of Brazil) that profess one of the varieties of capoeira, its division into styles is conditional. Continue reading

MARTIAL ARTS (part 1)

MARTIAL ARTS, various martial arts and self-defense systems of predominantly East Asian origin; developed mainly as a means of conducting hand-to-hand combat. Currently practiced in many countries around the world mainly in the form of sports exercises that aim at physical and spiritual improvement. Despite the fact that the martial arts initially pursued the goal of self-defense, some of them provide for the use of edged weapons. Continue reading

THAI BOXING
THAI BOXING (Muay Thai), the martial art of Thailand. One of the meanings of the…

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INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR FIGHT FEDERATION
In 1912 an international committee was created to organize wrestling competitions. In 1921, the committee…

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JUDO
JUDO (the "soft way"), one of the most famous Japanese martial arts, based mainly on…

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INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR FIGHT FEDERATION
In 1912 an international committee was created to organize wrestling competitions. In 1921, the committee…

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