Sabaki... is a Japanese word meaning "to channel power efficiently." It can refer to the effort of taming a horse or damming a river. In martial arts it means the natural way to use an opponent's force and energy against them, regardless of size.
For 35 years, the Sabaki Challenge has provided a place for martial artists to test their beliefs in the hard training they endure. The rules are designed to bring out the best qualities of spirit, discipline, power and technique. Action will be delivered in a decisive yet dicsiplined manner; often ending in instant submission. Challenge a modern full contact stand up event in the tradition of timeless warrior code the whole family can enjoy. Fighter applications due March 22, 2014.
The 2014 Sabaki Challenge will be held on May 17th at the National Western Complex in Denver, CO.