The three main components in karate training are kihon, kata and kumite.
– development of basic karate techniques by the method of repeated repetitions.
– Complexes of complexly coordinated movements imitating karate techniques. Continue reading
KARATE, karate-do, a kind of Japanese martial art, a system of defense and attack without weapons. Unlike other martial arts in Japan (sumo, ju-jitsu, judo, aikido), which involve wrestling, holding various kinds of throws, holding captures and asphyxiation techniques, in karate the degree of direct contact between the participants of the fight is minimal, and precisely targeted ones are used to crush the enemy powerful blows with hands or feet applied to vital points of his body. Continue reading
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
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
AGE AND OTHER RESTRICTIONS.
In amateur boxing, there are age restrictions. Athletes no younger than 17 and no older than 34 years old can take part in international competitions held under the auspices of AIBA. Usually, by the age of 34, many boxers leave a big sport or become professionals. (By the way, you can’t go back to amateurs, even if age allows.) Continue reading