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BREAKING COMPETITION

 Tameshiwari is the art of using parts of the body, such as Hand, Elbow, Head or Foot to break Wood, Tile, Bricks, Stone, Ice, Baseball Bats ... Tameshi also means trial, therefore Tameshiwari means: Trial by the Wood.

 

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Master Breaker, Dr. Holifield demonstrates "Hammer Strike" on Concrete Blocks
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Dr. Holifield demonstrates advanced "Speed Break" on free standing concrete block, 1998

BREAKING COMPETITION

$500 / 1st PLACE TROPHY

$250 / 2nd PLACE TROPHY

$100 / 3rd PLACE TROPHY

  • JUDGED ON "LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY".

  • 5 JUDGE PANEL (GRANDMASTER) RANK (10TH DAN)

  • AUTHORIZED MATERIALS: BRICKS, CONCRETE BLOCKS, WOOD, STONE, ICE, MARBLE, COCONUT.

  • TECHNIQUE: HANDS, HEAD, FEET, ELBOW, KNEE, FINGERS

  • PARTICIPANT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR BRINGING HIS/HER OWN BREAKING MATERIALS.

  • BREAKING MATERIALS WILL BE INSPECTED BY THE JUDGES FOR SAFETY AND AUTHENTICITY.

  • PARTICIPANT WILL GET UP TO (THREE ATTEMPTS - NO MORE) TO BREAK MATERIALS.

  • MEDICAL PERSONNEL WILL BE ON-HAND IN THE EVENT OF INJURY.

  • PARTICIPANT ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURY SUSTAINED.

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Dr. Holifield demonstrates "Fire Break" on Concrete Blocks 1980
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Dr. Holifield demonstrates "Iron-Hand" Penetration on aluminum can, 1999


























































 
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Energy Transfer Break to Last Block on Solid Concrete Stack
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