Zulu Stick Fighting

Zulu Stick Fighting – African Martial Arts

Zulu stick fighting (or Nguni stick fighting) is a South African weapon-based martial arts. This African martial arts is also known as Donga (or “playing sticks”). Zulu stick fighting uses one stick for attack and one stick for defense. Some forms of this martial arts also use a shield for defense.

Shaka Zulu, the famous Zulu general and king, was a practitioner of Zulu stick fighting.

BBC episode focused on Zulu Stick Fighting

Reference Sources

  1. Zulu Culture, Zulu Stick Fighting, http://www.zulu-culture.co.za/stick_fighting_zulu_culture.php#.VNi8Ef7F98E, Added – 02/09/15
  2. InYo: Journal of Alternative Perspectives, Zulu Stick Fighting: A Socio-Historical Overview, http://ejmas.com/jalt/jaltart_Coetzee_0902.htm, Added – 02/09/15

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