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Egyptian Stick Fighting Techniques : Athletic Training & Martial Arts

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Egyptian stick fighting techniques use your own mobility as an asset. Find out about Egyptian stick fighting techniques with help from an expert with an extensive background in Mixed Martial Arts in this free video clip.

Expert: Robert Weeks
Filmmaker: Hunter LeMoine

Series Description: Martial arts can be a wonderful way to both get in shape and learn how to defend yourself should the need ever arise. Get tips on athletic training and martial arts with help from an expert with an extensive background in Mixed Martial Arts in this free video series.

The Basic Movements of Egyptian Stick Fighting (Tahtib)

The complete Arabic name of Tahtib is Fann Al Nazaha Wal Tahtib which means the Art (Fann) of integrity (Nazaha) through the use of stick. The term Tahtib derives from Hat-tab which means Woodcutter ; Hat-tab refers to the doer while Tahtib refers to the Art or the Way similar to the use of Karate rather than Karate-Do or Aiki rather than Aikido.

The origins of Tahtib seem to go back to the 2nd millennium BC, some of Tahtib gestures are engraved in the walls of three tombs among the 39 rock-cut tombs of the archaeological site of Beni Hasan,[citation needed] in the eastern bank of the Nile, near the city of Minya. The necropolis comprises tombs of officials (nomarchs) of the XI and XII dynasties of ancient Egypt.

Martin Faulks -Egyptian Stick Fighting (Tahtib)

Well here it is by popular demand! Its me having a go at learning some Egyptian stick fighting outside Luxor temple during the Egyptian Tahtib festival.

Modern Tahtib - Nakhla (Palm Tree) Form

Originating from Kemet (Egypt), Modern Tahtib is the modern variant of arguably the oldest Montu (martial) Art on the planet, Tahtib/Stick. It was used for military training alongside ancient Pugilism and Wrestling (the three requirements for kings, bodyguards, and warriors). Over the centuries it transformed into a folk tradition that incorporated music and dance into the combat training.




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Modern Tahtib - Merge with the stick

Prior to any Tahtib practice (modern or not), the first step is to merge with the stick, to become ONE with the stick. This means that when holding the stick, the stick is you, the stisk represents who you are in your dignity, respect, elegance ... in your humanity.
For more information, the book Modern Tahtib available on AMAZON and at the Publisher

African Stick and Shield Fencing

Nguni Stick Fighting - too violent for TV?

Is Nguni Stick Fighting too violent for TV? Trans World Sport feature on the traditional South African sport of Nguni Stick Fighting. A former boyhood past time of Nelson Mandela. Some broadcasters felt it was too violent for TV.

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African Sword and Shield (Tahtib Flow Drill)

A demonstration of fa flow drill that comes from Tahteeb/Tahtib (Southern Egyptian stick fighting). The flow begins with an exchange of attack and defense using the hanging parry to negate the forearm diagonal slash. From there we explore the many options of counterattacking while maintaining a seamless flow... At times :) Enjoy! If you have any questions or comments please contact me at

Taran Devak: Ram Krabi, Master Valerio Zadra Part 2° รำดาบ

Meditation Dances Ram Krabi, Krabi krabong by Master Valerio Zadra. For Seminars and Stages: phone: +39 345 7302307


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Jurus Tunggal Baku IPSI
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The Abousir – TARKIZ (centering) form involves two jousters. It is a codified stage played as a preliminary to a free jousting.
The form is inspired by the 5000 years old instructor’s indications to his trainee “ALIGN YOUR BODY LIKE THIS” “ ادرك جنبك الايسر هكذا “.

As described in the video, start by executing four MOSSOLFA, alternate attack-defense frontward and backward (amameya and khalfeyya) on static position. Ensure body moving frontward-backward on the right stance.
Do the same by moving in four large steps on the right side.
Then do the same by moving on the left side, again in four large steps.
End the Mossolofa practice with a body spin at the end of each attack. During the spin, protect your head with the stick positioned against your cervical. Leverage on the spin for a stronger attack.
Develop your body capabilities in sliding, drifting, spinning … and balancing all along frontward and backward.
Shift to Rassha.
The white shirt jouster A executes a large rassha beyond his opponent with a 360° spin followed by an attack, then the black shirt does a large rassha beyond his opponent with an immediate 180° return with a strong attack.
Both jousters are now in backward attack-defense. The A jouster executes a frontward inward reverse followed by a right side attack in rassha stopped by the opponent, both in upper defense, khalfeyya.

To close this codified preliminary jousting, both jousters withdraw into opposite directions in a backward defense (khalfeyya).

Jousters enter then in the FREE JOUSTING stage, immediately after this codified stage.

For techniques and forms, refer to the MODERN TAHTIB BOOK, available on AMAZON and at BUDO EDITIONS,
For information on Abousir engravings, consult the MODERN TAHTIB Egypt Soul video N°6 and N°8 of the nine video series, taken at British Museum event. Ref on Modern Tahtib Youtube Channel.

Credit Axel Kerhino-Renaud et Axell Katomba

HAMA - Learning Zulu Shield Techniques

A Nguni/Zulu shield is a traditional, pointed oval-shaped, ox or cowhide shield which is used by various ethnic groups among the Nguni people of southern Africa.

I am learning how to strike using one...

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Jogo do Pau (Portuguese Stick Fighting) & First World War Bayonet Training - Portuguese Army

Portuguese Stick fighting of World War 1.

TAHTIB Codified form - NOQTA (point)

Noqta is a Tahtib codified form that adds 4 new Tahtib paradigm shifts (lure) and principles to the basic Tahtib principles demonstrated in Nakhla form. Consult also the other Tahtib codified forms on this video channel.
Ref in Codified Forms chapter of the MODERN TAHTIB book, publication in September 2014.
Each Tahtib Egyptian group in the main spots (Louxor, Qena, Sohag, Assiout, Mallawi, Minya etc.) developed specific techniques, styles and lures respecting the common set of Tahtib principles and values.
The Tahtib codified forms presented in this video channel and in the Modern Tahtib book aim at facilitating the transmission in the modern urban societies anywhere in the world.

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With Guro Pedro Silva

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Stick fighting in El Jadida, Morocco, 1920

A man teaching a young boy stick fighting or sword fencing in El Jadida, Morocco, 1920.

Тренировочный поединок на тростях. Екатерина vs Игорь

Training duel on canes. #sabre #fencing #cane #фехтование #сабля #трость #msfg



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