2013, Volume 9, Issue 4
Axiological, ethical and utilitarian benefits of UNIFIGHT
Jan Harasymowicz1, Sergey Novikov2
1Polish Federation «UNIFIGHT» attached to Paweł Włodkowic University College in Płock, Paweł Włodkowic University College, Płock, Płock, Poland
2International Federation Amateur «UNIFIGHT», Moscow, Brak
Author for correspondence: Jan Harasymowicz; Polish Federation «UNIFIGHT» attached to Paweł Włodkowic University College in Płock, Paweł Włodkowic University College, Płock, Płock, Poland; email: janharasymowicz[at]wp.pl
Background and Study Aim: The aim of this article is benefits of a new discipline of combat sport referred to as UNIFIGHT (universal fight). The basis for the analysis is the evaluation of UNIFIGHT in comparison with holistic view of defence education, goals and conditions of optimal training process recommended by modern theory of sport.UNIFIGHT is a combat sport that is useful for development of both human moral stance and optimal psycho-physical fitness i.e. expected defensive dispositions and abilities to overcome numerous difficult situations. The further merits of UNIFIGHT include respect for Olympic axiology and the rules of fair play; several formulas of sport rivalry which may be trained by people practicing other combat sports and martial arts including children and adolescents; exceptionally interesting event; complete, consistently and progressively developed training model, which allows for correct planning and controlling of a training process.
Key words: defence education, defensive dispositions, fair play, martial arts