Sanda is contemporary Chinese art. A modern Fighting method, sport and applicable component of Wushu/ Kung Fu influenced by traditional Chinese Boxing, of Which takedowns & throws are legal in competition, as well as all other sorts of striking (use of arms & legs). Sanda appears much like Kickboxing or Muay Thai but includes many more grappling techniques. Sanda developed in modern art to reduce the chance of serious injury.
“Amatur Sanda” allows kicks, punches and throws. A competition held in a ring similar to a boxing ring in design but larger in dimension. As professionals, they wear no protective gear except for gloves, cup and mouthpiece and “Professional Sanda” allows knee and elbow strikes (Including to the head) as well as kicking, punching and throwing.