International Combat Martial Arts Encyclopedia

Styles and Systems in International Combat Martial Arts


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Translation: defense in Serbian

Country: Serbia / USA

Founder: CEO / Chief Instructor Vladimir Djordjevic

Year of creation: 2000

Logo meaning: Symbol of the empire. Odbrana members become part of Odbrana family.

Style motto: The flexibility of technique, which allows an individual to adjust its performance requirements of the current situation, resulting in maximum efficiency is Odbrana.

Goals: To spread worldwide and provide reality self defense training suitable for public, law enforcement and military.

Background of system: Various forms of martial arts including Karate, Taekwondo, Full Contact, Kickboxing, Real Aikido, Judo, Jujitsu, Military hand to hand combat and Weapons disarming.  

Description: Odbrana (Pronounced OD-BRA-NA which means Ultimate Self-Defense in Serbian) is a realistic tactical style of suppressive measures designed specifically for self-defense. Odbrana is an authentic self-defense system that is extremely effective and applicable in everyday situations to demobilize an attacker on contact with little effort. It involves a combination of strikes, kicks, blocks, chokes, locks, throws and submissions. Unlike other forms of self-defense from around the world, Odbrana teaches the individual to defend himself against multiple attackers with or without weapons from numerous vulnerable positions while under constant stress. It teaches the individual to always be aware of his surroundings and to act with caution. The individual is trained in situations with the emphasis on survival rather than retreat. In addition to hand-to-hand combat, the individual is also trained in the disarming of guns, rifles, knives, bats, batons etc. There are no age, weight or height requirements in practicing Odbrana. Odbrana is very convenient for adults, women, and law enforcement and is perfect for children's psycho physical development and mobility.

Website: http://www.ODBRANA.com




Ohio Karate-Do

Country: U.S.A.

Founder: Jamie C. Sellers

Year of creation: 2017

Goals: To teach high quality Martial Arts to anyone interested in self-improvement.

To use the Martial Arts we teach as a positive influence in the lives of our students, еhe public and ourselves.

Description: Our system in based on Shotokan Karate, with Judo & Jiu-Jitsu techniques added at each belt level. We teach real life self-defense to prepare our students for the real world.

Website: sellersmartialarts.com