“I am Cherupalli Vivek teja, an International Martial Artist from India. ”
I have been a martial arts fighter for 19 years in my professional career with a participation in over 20 International Championships. I have represented India in the Commonwealth Karate Championship 2018, now aiming to achieve a Gold medal by representing India in Karate at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. My most recent achievement was winning a gold (Kumite -84 weight category) at the US Open International Karate Championship-2019, which was held in Las Vegas, United States. I am the founder of Human Weapon International, a self-defence training organization and have trained more than 19,000 girls and women in self-defense techniques so far.
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Kickboxing is a group of stand-up combat sports based on kicking and punching, historically developed from karate mixed with boxing. It is practiced for self-defence & general fitness.
Taekwondo, Tae Kwon Do or Taekwon-Do is a Korean martial art, characterized by its emphasis on head-height kicks, jumping spinning kicks & fast kicking techniques with kicks and striking being above waist height only.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined amount of time in a boxing ring.
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