PREPARATION IN AIKIDO
The suit for aikido classes consists of a cotton jacket, pants and a belt. The color of the belt, just like in judo and karate, determines the level of aikido…

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FURTHER FORMATION OF THE FIGHT AS A SPORT. FROM THE FRENCH TO THE GREECE-ROMAN FIGHT
Despite the fact that the church did not encourage sports, struggle for many centuries remained a favorite folk entertainment in many countries. The development of modern wrestling began in the…

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REQUIREMENTS FOR EQUIPMENT AND APPEARANCE OF THE WRESTLER
Before the bout (before weighing), the judge without fail checks the nails on the hands of athletes: they must be cut short. The presence of bristles on the face is…

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PASSIVE WRESTLING

In order to stimulate the active actions of wrestlers, a rule was introduced at the time according to which athletes were punished with penalty points for passive wrestling. Currently, this rule has been canceled, the referee only makes verbal remarks and issues a warning to the “passive” wrestler. However, the more active of the rivals has certain advantages. So, for example, he is allowed to conduct an attacking action from the “standard position”: at the command of the referee, the athlete tries to conduct an attack against the opponent put on the ground for 30 seconds.

Wrestling carpet.
It is a square mat with a vinyl coating of 12 meters side. The minimum thickness of the carpet is 4 centimeters. The so-called “competition area” is a yellow circle with a diameter of 9 meters, in the center of which is marked in red a small inner, or central, circle – with a diameter of 1 meter. Here the fight is not waged – it is just beginning, here the wrestlers come back every time after the fight stops, as well as when placing one of the opponents in the position of the stalls. The main actions take place in an 8-meter wrestling zone. Inside the perimeter of the 9-meter circle is a red strip 1 meter wide – the so-called “passivity zone”.

Before the Olympics in Sydney, an attempt was made to change the traditional shape of the carpet. The square mat was “cut off” at the corners so that it turned into an octagon. But this innovation did not take root.

THAI BOXING
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…

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WOMEN'S FIGHT
In some countries, various types of women's wrestling began to be cultivated long before its official recognition. In the Soviet Union, it was born on the initiative of the Honored…

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BOXING (part 2)
VICTORY IN THE FIGHT. The following outcomes are possible in a boxing match: a clear victory (knockout), a technical knockout, a victory on points, a victory behind a clear advantage,…

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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…

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