Originally Posted by Mr P
and I used to wonder when I was called the red headed stepchild how they could tell under the afro!
It was reported that the afro-hamitic warriors when sufficiently powerful would at times literally "slap the black" off of an opponent's ass. Failing this cou de grace the dozens were played until one fellow quit.
Seriously of anyone is interested one of my students is doing a PHD at Berkeley researching this very subject. He is actually coming over this evening for class, anything in particular I should ask him let me know.
I would be careful of such broad generalizations like where martial arts started, but there is no question that the influence on many areas could be from origins unheralded. But keep in mind that any culture that survived fought and therefore had martial arts.
I would like to invite the Grand Master to come to this thread to discuss this with us but i would be hesitant to do so whilst it is in YMAS, is there any chance of getting this moved to MABS?
His website reads like the Korean History Channel. All your history are belong to us.