Collision Sport

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A sport in which the athletes purposely hit or collide with each other or inanimate objects, including the ground, with great force and have a higher risk of transmitting blood-borne infections
Actions Tackling, body checking, blocking
Examples American football, boxing, ice hockey. lacrosse, full contact martial arts (MMA, Taekwondo, puroresu, jujutsu, Muay Thai, judo, and full-contact styles of karate), rodeo, wrestling
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This is roller derby - a full contact sport played entirely on roller skates.
Medieval Fighters from all over Europe will gather to take each other on in the battle to be crowned champions in this full force, full contact sport. By popular audience demand, and for the first time ever Download festival goers will be able to try their hand at this, most ancient of sports, at the Demolition Download workshops featuring Battle Heritage Fighters in the SINDROME from 2pm on Friday, June 8.
"As a full contact sport, it is hard-hitting and very aggressive," said Dee Montague, one of the skaters at Newport-based team, Riot City Ravens - the city's first roller derby team.
Rugby League is a full contact sport governed by the International Rugby League Federation (RLIF).
And how would school kids make the transition from touch to full contact sport? As a student at De La Salle College I was small, quick, but thin with an upper body like a Twiglet.
Roller derby is a fast A-paced, full contact sport played on roller skates -- or in Kerri's words "rugby on wheels."
Excelling at his latest martial arts sport, the Wushu, which is a full contact sport derived from Chinese martial arts, Shakoory ranked among the highest performers at a recent Wushu tournament in Kabul, according to Daily News.
"It's a full contact sport, you can tip them out of the chair.
When you say, oh yes, I play a full contact sport where I knock other women off their rollerskates, people are like, whoah!" The sport began as a scripted spectacle on American TV of the 1970s, but was reclaimed in the 21st century by punks and DIY feminists and is now trying to widen its appeal.