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  1. maddog is offline

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    Zulu stick fighting

    Anyone catch the last man standing BBC documentary on Zulu stick fighting.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCAgEHqZGpI

    The fights were full contact with no protective kit. Alot of the fighters involved in the final fight at a Zulu wedding had there skulls cracked one of these was a fighter who had fell to the floor and was trying to get up when he got hit. The guys involved really have a appreciation of the realities of stick fighting. I wonder how many western martial artists go to this level?
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    This video is unavailable.
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    I actually thought they were a bit ****.
    (i mean four of the western guys won their fights with only a few days training)

    Most guys with some full contact escrima training would do very well in this 'competition'.
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    um, guess it is gone again. Says the video is unavailable and the only thing that I see that comes up under under Zulu stick fight are actually 3 friends of mine that are fighters, but do stage combat. Can you post another link?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bear1980
    I actually thought they were a bit ****.
    (i mean four of the western guys won their fights with only a few days training)

    Most guys with some full contact escrima training would do very well in this 'competition'.
    Clearly the Zulus didn't have t3h r34l Comba-Tai then. :evil4:
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    The previous episode featured amazon tribal wrestling - none of the westerners managed a victory. The best one training draw (tie).
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    There was a few odd rules in the tribal wrestling. The one that got the westerners was that once they got hold of your leg the fight ended with you the looser.

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