CORRELATION OF THE MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND SPORTS
ACHIEVEMENTS IN KARATE
KORELACIJE MORFOLOŠKIH KARAKTERISTIKA I SPORTSKOG
POSTIGNUĆA U KARATEU
Sport Mont 2012, X(34-35-36), 616-620
Karate is characterized by the dynamics of movements, which is especially
pointed out through the actions of attack and defense, while the static situation during
the match is almost nonexistent. Many characteristic movements, primarily strokes that
are strictly defined technical way of performance, are performed at maximum speed
and precision. Only if made in the foregoing, the judges scored them, which results in
the victory of one of the karate players.
Karate is different from other martial arts because of the duration of the fight.
Karate fight lasts three minutes of pure battle (two minutes for women) and is
interrupted by frequent interruptions, which is sufficient for the trained fighters for the