On June 4, 2013 National Sports Federation "Unifight " was registered of the Republic of Georgia. Dolidze Ivan was elected as the President of the Federation. He is the Master of Sports of chidaoba.
On the sport "Unifight"
In the last 10-20 years in the development of martial arts there fundamentally new trend - the emergence of new species based on the integration and aggregation from other sports. For example, in the middle of 90-ies of XX century in Russia appeared Unifight (Unifight) - a comprehensive view including the consistent application of exercises on an obstacle course, shooting airguns, sporting knives and hand-to-hand fight in the ring. This sport, originally emerged as a military application, has become quite popular not only in the power structures of various countries, but in the world. The members of the International Amateur Federation Unifight are 32 countries, held 13 World Championships, which were attended by athletes from 35 countries worldwide.
Since 2008, every year regularly conducted nationwide and international competitions on "Unifight" among children 10-11 and 12-13 years old (light- unifight). It allows you to reach regular training and competitions are a significant part of children, adolescents and youth, introduce them to healthy lifestyles, improve their active recreation, to distract from the outdoor elements.
Also annually, the championships of Russia, Europe and World among boys and girls 14-15, 16-17 years (according to light - and the classic Unifight), Championship of Russia, Europe and the World Juniors and Juniors 18-20 years (according to the rules Light - Unifight and classic Unifight), European, Asian and World Championships among men and women (according to light - and classic Unifight).
Forecast shows that the trend of "Unifight" will be further intensified, including in the direction of complexing with winter sports. As it may seem paradoxical, but the creation of the complex: winter sport + combat has a very good chance of the existence and development.
Winter Olympic Games (in contrast to the summer games) are in deficit of new sports that could be potentially included in their program.
The emergence of a fundamentally new combinations: winter sport + duel will be a remarkable event in the world of sports. And with good promotions and sound development program, it can quickly gain a good position in the world and in the future, such as 2014, go to the cultural program of the Sochi Olympics, as a model and then as a major sport.
Novikov Sergei is the President of the International Amateur Federation "Unifight" and the International Amateur Federation "Winter Unifight" ,Olympic judo champion.