Of their petition, the wrestling federations state that the leisure actions of martial arts ought to be handled on an equal footing with different particular person types of train earlier than new restrictions are imposed.
Martial arts associations have on Wednesday despatched a petition to decision-makers within the Ministry of Schooling and Tradition earlier than new rates of interest are imposed. The petition has been signed by the Finnish Karate Affiliation, the Finnish Fencing and 5-Match Affiliation, the Finnish Boxing Affiliation and the Finnish Taekwondo Affiliation.
Of their attraction, the federations argue that martial arts actions ought to be handled on an equal footing with different particular person types of train when contemplating restrictions on sports activities and train to curb the coronavirus epidemic.
Martial arts associations attraction to decision-makers that passion sports activities ought to be handled individually from aggressive sports activities, as a result of in passion sports activities, it’s completely doable to keep away from pair contact.
On Thursday final week, the federal government issued a advice for Korona-era hobbies and workforce sports activities. The federal government really helpful that group hobbies for adults indoors in areas present process an epidemic be suspended in conditions the place there’s a excessive danger of an infection. Minister of Science and Tradition Annika Saarikon based on, the advice utilized in observe, for instance, to workforce sports activities involving bodily proximity and make contact with.
In line with the advice, throughout the unfold of the epidemic, group actions ought to be stopped utterly if crucial. For youngsters and younger folks, the federal government really helpful that particular consideration be given.
In line with the Ministry of Schooling and Tradition, the advice involved solely indoor actions and solely throughout the acceleration and spreading part, the place there’s a excessive danger of coronavirus an infection.
Chief Doctor of THL Taneli Puumalainen talked about to the media that martial arts can be excessive danger sports activities along with workforce sports activities.
In line with martial arts associations, it’s doable to observe safely with out contact with one other particular person, through which case the observe of the sports activities wouldn’t be totally different from group sports activities.
The sports activities federations say that they’ve distributed to the golf equipment tips primarily based on the suggestions of the authorities for membership observe, the place protected observe is feasible. Efforts have been made to restrict the variety of individuals in order that security intervals may be maintained throughout the workouts.
The unions emphasize the significance of hobbies for psychological and bodily well-being.