Kazakh Kuresi ? Kazakh traditional wrestle

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Summary Kazakhsha kures (kaz. "Kazakh k?resi" - "Kazakh wrestle") is the ancient art of Kazakh traditional wrestling, one of the main events of celebrations and an element of modern national identity. The beauty of this sport and the power of "baluans" ("paluans") - heroic wrestlers from ancient times were reflected in the national epics, tales, legends of Kazakh literature. This type of wrestling occurs among other people of Central Asia. Evaluation of the matches takes place on the following parameters: Prize "Beech" - the opponent touches the mat with his stomach, knee or both knees The prize "zhambas" means three "beeches", or position, when the enemy touches the mat with one or two sides of the pelvis. The distinguishing feature of kazakhsha kures is the absence of fight on the ground and makes it only on belts and standing. The struggle between two rivals took place on the carpet. Earlier kazahsha kures carried out on all the festivities between the known strong men and reminded freestyle wrestling without weight categories. All techniques are performed above the waist - fighters should fight barefoot, which makes the fight even more challenging. The purpose of the fight is to throw the opponent on his back. The prize "Zhartylay Jenis" is awarded for the technology, when the opponent touches the mat with both shoulders. Modern costume of "baluans" ("paluans") consists of a jacket (kaz. "Shapan"), with short sleeves and a small patch on the shoulders (to capture), long pants and a belt. Special clothes are sewn from more durable material. Special shoes are sewn from soft suede. Wrestlers-opponents wear clothes with blue and red stripes, respectively. Communities and distributors of kazahsha kures traditions found throughout Kazakhstan.
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