THE FIRST EUROPEAN HORTING CHAMPIONSHIP HELD IN LVIV
The first European Championship for cadets, juniors and adults took place in Lviv on October 25-27, 2014.
The athletes competed in 'duel', 'form' and 'exhibition performance' categories.
Horting is a full contact complex martial art born in Ukraine. This kind of sports is an integral part of youth patriotic upbringing, rebirth and development of Ukrainian martial arts, health improvement development of physical, moral, spiritual and intellectual potential.
Totally 150 athletes from Ukraine, Poland and Romania took part in the Championship.
As a part of the Championship the project 'Patriotic strategy: Horting is the art of victory' was presented to public. The project’s priorities are patriotic upbringing of kids and youth, instilling love to their Motherland and people, involving to physical exercises and sport, sport self-development, teaching trail orienting, first medical aid skills, moral stamina in extreme situations, skills of training weapons use, means of personal defense, rock-climbing.