Sollicitant l'ensemble du corps, le judo est plus qu'un sport, c'est surtout une école de courage et de vie pour les enfants et adolescents.
This is a martial art, a combat sport, and a system of personal defence derived from the techniques of judo and Jiu-Jitsu, imported into Brazil from Japan, by Mitsuyo Maeda, around 1920 then developed by the Gracie family.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu offers the concept that a person can defend itself against a heavier and stronger opponent, using appropriate techniques, more specifically in taking the fight to the ground and applying submission techniques; strangling, arm and leg locks, or muscular compression.
Intentional blows (strikes with feet, hands, elbows, head and knees) are forbidden in official practice.
Muay Thai, also called Thai Boxing is a very complete combat sport. It associates very ancient techniques such as kicks (circular kicks to push back the opponent), elbows (only authorized by certain professional competitions), knees (especially used hand-to-hand combat) and punches from Western Boxing. In addition to these techniques, grappling by the neck, projections and hand-to-hand are authorized.
The Martial Arts Academy Geneva is not only a reference center for martial arts and combat sports, but is also a 250 m2 space of gym and fitness spread on two floors:
Self-Defense is a combat discipline using the immediate environment – with everyday life objects – in order to face an aggression while respecting the jurisprudence of the self-defense. It is the art of defending oneself and to learn how to use objects within reach as a defensive weapon.
Mixed Martial Arts
Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), formerly Free Fight, is a complete combat sport, combining first fighting and hand-to-hand grappling.
Close Combat System
The Close Combat System is a combination of several combat sports, whose principles are founded on simple motor principles, that principally targets rendering one or more adversaries harmless, in a way that is quick and effective, using all means available.