America's only "Native Martial Art"?
June 25, 2009 8:11 PM Subscribe
"For a long time it has been a kind of martial arts Loch Ness monster: an American fighting form with supposedly sinister origins that many have heard of but few have seen or experienced. No one, it seemed, had any concrete proof that it existed, or at least none they were willing to share.
Until (2:36) recently."
posted by P.o.B. (68 comments total)
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Longer (5:19) ver here
As the article notes, there wasn't much info available about 52 previous to the past few years. Information was generally secondhand and culled from multiple sources. Here
is a link aggregate that extends back many years, including a thread with plenty of (alleged) info embedded in it here
The style(s) include techniques with names like Skull and Crossbones
, Catch and Kiss, and The Crown
Catch and Kiss was popularized by a person named Mother Dear
on (in?) Rikers Island (second post down). (Wiki
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