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Mystical University

All the secret in this world is always a conventional secret, any mysticism ends where applied science begins! (Documentary “Mystical University”) In 2014 in Calabria, an unprecedented event in the history of the Italian criminal…

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The mystery of history: two different Sicilies

The mystical island in the Mediterranean is shrouded in legends about the Society of Honor and the Mafia. It is a place, where “justice” is not an empty sound. Despite numerous centuries of war and…

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Martial arts and business. Sergey Shestakov

Nowadays, the main questions in regard to speculations in the field of martial arts are ones about the relation between martial arts and business structures; and why did masters and teachers in the past share…

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Transition elements of combat sambo

The International marathon dedicated to the project “Enigma of Russian fencing school “was held in January 2018 with the assistance of the “Scientific Research Institute of world martial art traditions study and criminalistics research of…

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“Lepka” and “Makhalovo” are legendary systems of Academician Popov

“In the 30’s of the last century, Soviet scientists were set the task to develop effective close combat systems for ordinary people, for army units and NKVD officers. It was during this period when Sambo…

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About saber and the Cossack martial art. Professor Vadim Zadunaisky

Professor Vadim Zadunaisky took part in the marathon dedicated to the project “Mysteries of Russian and Slavic schools of fencing”. Vadim Zadunaisky is a doctor of historical sciences, professor, researcher of Cossack culture and a…

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The Canarian knife is the world champion among criminal knives

It is a well-known fact that to date, there is a huge variety of knives in the world. Blades are an integral part of tradition and culture in virtually every country. This is not surprising if…

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The Navaja. Spanish heritage of Norman origin

It is not a secret that the richest fencing culture from immemorial times is rightfully owned by Spain. Numerous conquering wars in the history are known, which resulted in the formation of the Spanish fencing…

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What is hidden by Alexei Kadochnikov?

Readers of our magazine already know that the rubric “Speculations in the world of martial arts” has a special importance for us. We do gather so-called “brainy” ones. In February 2018, the staff of the…

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About the difficulties of ancient fencing Spanish treatises translations. Cindy Kepp

We have repeatedly raised the topic of translations of ancient treatises on fencing. In the frameworks of this study, we have communicated with many experts who took part in this work. Among them we can…

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What is the “52 blocks” style? The reaction of the professional boxing community

In the beginning of 2018 there was an “appearance” of the book by Douglas Century “Street Kingdom. Five Years Inside the Franklin Avenue Posse.” in a professional boxing environment. In fact, despite the fact that…

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Russian fencing school lessons. Prehistoric period. Zero level

In the “Scientific Research Institute of world martial art traditions study and criminalistics research of weapon handling” a new direction of study was initiated, namely, the study of Russian Fencing School. Every level of it,…