Sunday, April 14, 2013

SPORTACCORD: World Combat Games Magazine - Episode 1+2

The World Combat Games are a stage for the martial arts and combat sports.They showcase Olympic and non-Olympic martial arts and combat sports, among them Aikido, Boxing, Judo, Ju-Jitsu, Karate, Kendo, Kickboxing, Muaythai, Sambo, Sumo, Taekwondo, Wrestling, and Wushu. Featuring the best athletes of each sport, the Combat Games are a top-quality sporting event. But the Combat Games are not only about sports. They are accompanied by a rich and entertaining cultural program that reflects the ancient traditions and values of martial arts as well as well as their contribution to modern society. 

13 sports participated the first edition in 2010. In 2013, two new sports, Fencing and Savate, will join an complete the sports programme. 

2013 will see the second edition of the SportAccord World Combat Games. Savate and Fencing will be new on the programme. 'We are happy that two more sports want to join the World Combat Games', says Hein Verbruggen, President of SportAccord. 'This shows that our concept is appreciated by our members and that they want to take this additional opportunity to promote their sports.'


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