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Nuba wrestling

African combat games can be categorized into the following: wrestling, hand fighting, kicking, headbutting and weaponary. So we are going to start of with Nubian Wrestling, a close range fighting system. Nubian wrestling is considered one of, if not the oldest martial arts recorded in history. [...more]

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CAPOEIRA- AN EVOLVING MARTIAL ART

Was Capoeira influenced by other martial arts? how was it developed? how has it evolved? and where will it go? These are questions that have not really been fully answered, and may never be. However, I have found it interesting to research the POSSIBILITIES of various influences that Capoeira may have been subjected to. [...more]

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General Capoeira History

When the Portuguese arrived in brazil on April the 22nd, 1500, they could not possibly have dreamt the magnitude of what they had found. From that day, triggered the beginning of a country and a moulding of a culture [...more]

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