Witness the debut of the Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Karate live events
Are you still undecided which sport event you want to pay your undivided attention to? If you want to be present live when the spectacular Japanese combat sport makes its debut at one of the biggest multi-sport events, buy your tickets for the Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Karate on StubHub before everything is sold out.
The martial art from Japan takes over the world
Ever since the movie ‘Karate Kid’, pretty much everyone knows about the Japanese martial art combat sport that includes high kicks, strikes, and punches. The sport gained popularity in the 1920s in Japan and spread as a beloved sport to pursue and watch worldwide after the Second World War ended. Today it counts as the epitome of combat sports and has finally found its way to the Games. And what better way than to introduce this sport than in Japan? The competitions will be carried out in the Nippon Budokan, which counts as the spiritual home of martial art in Japan. But which format can you expect at the Games? In 2021, there will be the two styles kata and kumite present (in each women and men will compete separately). Kata relates to the forms, whereas kumite addresses the sparring techniques. In the kata competitions, the karateka (athlete performing karate) faces a virtual opponent and must demonstrate the best forms he or she can do. Kumite has two opponents face off each other on the mat and the best and cleanest attacks are awarded points. In general, karate is a sport that combines agility, speed, focus, physical strength, balance, power and rhythm – a combination that makes it a true spectacle to watch and you should not miss out on seeing the best karatekas take on each other on the mat. With just a few clicks you can conveniently buy or sell your tickets for the Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Karate here on StubHub.
Eighty athletes face off for the gold medal
For the games in 2021, the audience will be treated to a total of eighty karate athletes competing in the various competitions. There are also three weight classes that are distinguished: lightweight, middleweight, and heavyweight. Each weight class brings a different set of skills to the table but keeps you entertained throughout. On StubHub you find all the tickets for the Tokyo Games in summer 2021: Karate tournaments. Be quick and secure a spot and don’t forget to check out other sport events you may like, such as the Nitro World Games, the Combat at the Garden and the Air Race World Championship, to name a few options.