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Vovinam
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Vovinam

Vovinam

Vovinam is practiced with and without weapons. It is based on the principle of harmony between hard and soft.

It includes training of the body as well as the mind. It uses force and reaction of the opponent.

The name is a portmanteau of Vo (V?): meaning "Martial Arts" and Vinam standing for "Vietnam".

Vovinam includes hand, elbow, kicks, escape- and levering techniques. Both attack and defence techniques are trained, as well as forms, combat and traditional wrestling.

The wide ranges of techniques include punching, kicking etc. as well as Forms, wrestling and sword.

Self defence techniques cover defence against weaponless attacks like choking from behind and defence against attacks with knife or sword.

Vovinam was first incorporated into the Asian Indoor Games in 2009

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  • Vovinam

Vovinam was born in Vietnam in 1938 in the hope of creating a method of exercise suitable with man's physical strength. Vovinam is the combination of Vietnamese traditional martial arts and wrestling and the characteristics of many international martial arts. Vovinam has two categories of competition: combat and technique combination. The athlete wears a martial artist uniform and uses weapons as regulated by the rules of Vovinam.

List of events

  • men

    1. 55KG FIGHTING

    2. 60KG FIGHTING

    3. 65KG FIGHTING

    4. 70KG FIGHTING

    5. SINGLE PERFORMANCE: NGU MON QUYEN COMBINATION

    6. DOUBLE PERFORMANCE: SONG LUYEN MA TAU COMBINATION

    7. ATTACKING PERFORMANCE BY LEG

    8. MULTI-WEPON PERFORMANCE (1 MALE AGAINST 3 MALES)

    9. MEN’S LEG ATTACK TECHNIQUES

    10. MEN’S FIVE GATE FORM

    11. MEN’S DUAL FORM NUMBER 3

    12. MEN’S DUAL MACHETE FORM

    13. MEN’S WEAPON SELF-DEFENSE

  • women

    1. 50KG FIGHTING

    2. 55KG FIGHTING

    3. SINGLE PERFORMANCE: LONG-HO QUYEN COMBINATION

    4. DOUBLE PERFORMANCE: SONG LUYEN KIEM COMBINATION

    5. FEMALE SELF-DEFENCE (1 FEMALE AGAINST 1 MALE)

    6. MULTI-WEPON PERFORMANCE (1 FEMALE AGAINST 3 MALES)

    7. WOMEN’S DUAL SWORD FORM

    8. WOMEN’S DRAGON TIGER FORM

  • mixed

    1. MIXED EVENTS WEAPON SELF-DEFENSE

    2. MIXED EVENTS SELF-DEFENSE FOR WOMAN

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