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
Radogora – a style of hand combat, which incorporates the technical and tactical achievements of the schools of the Slavic-Goritsky struggle and other Russian fighting styles.
Hemline is a kicking style in which hands perform only protective functions. Ways of movement and attacks are borrowed from the fighting dances of the Slavs, from the historical schools of Russian hand-to-hand combat and European martial arts (Chasson, Savat, Puring, Folderskal). Continue reading