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2nd International Antifascist Martial Arts Tournament
28 mai 2015
Aiming to coordinate our actions against fascism there will be fights in boxing, kick boxing, mma and other styles as well as seminars about self-defense and street fighting, concerts and updates/discussions about the anti-fascist movement in each place.
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5-7 of June 2015, Thessaloniki, Greece

In recent years in Europe, while the condition of crisis is shifting from a period of adjustment to a quite permanent situation, we observe many contradictive phenomena. One of them is that while the constant crisis has created many areas of conflict against the governors, a part of the society was drawn by the fascists’ rhetoric, ignoring that the fascists themselves are an extension of the authoritarian complex.

Significantly in Greece, by exploiting the hope of punishing those who led us to the crisis, Golden Dawn (the local neo-Nazi party) suddenly gained strength in parliament constituencies, coming mainly among the most degraded parts of the society, aside with aspirations of dominating the streets. As fake as the last might be, as far as we would say that the streets belong to us, the necessity to organize new self-defense structures, and/or improve the already existing ones, in order to reinforce ourselves against the fascist threat, becomes obvious more than ever.

Taken for granted that our motives are different, we wanted to create new spaces -as well as strengthen the existing ones- for fitness and training martial arts where the concept of competition and the terms of winner or loser wouldn’t be tolerated. What we created aims at reinforcing individual and collective self-defense power within the movement so as to sharpen every aspect of the social war we have to deal with.

Several self-organized gyms operate in Thessaloniki during the last years where combative sports are being practiced with high numbers of participants. All these endeavors were fully coordinated and sometimes even organized friendly matches of boxing and kick boxing under antifascist principles. The local success of these events and their acceptance of the people have led us to the idea of holding an international tournament of martial arts and combative sports, with an antifascist character always, in order to get in contact with comrades from all over Europe, to exchange ideas and to coordinate our common struggle against fascism .


5-7 of June 2015, Thessaloniki, Greece The tournament will take place in Katsaneio. It is on Agiou Dimitriou Street.

Website:
http://antifatournament.blogspot.gr/

Let's see videos:

Greece
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USJCgKTLlrA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFPuV3sp9Fw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GX9bECejHw

Italy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VecsTn-gu0g
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_wrukRdyV8
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkawe-0HzZI
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iz63I2Rf82A

Spain
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zthp9q3SG2E
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Fqspg84zpQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2euYL_J_uDc

Russia‎
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eNRazWuSlzQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hv8JxRWn-VY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsB-boYMaQ4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQqjvPf0Rfg
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uf-dNLXLKkI

Ukraine
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4EEx9gJf9I

Poland
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMsHklBZ_S0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEuPnCVOSas
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OcDXwMgRvN0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vg6ZvOd79hI

Chile
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FP9PIrbMclc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWMHcsQZMUc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IPSmi4u3bE
Mira també:
http://antifatournament.blogspot.gr/

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