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    Thursday, February 21, 2013

    No Holds Barred: Dr. Shaka Zulu on the African Origin of Martial Arts 

    On this edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldman speaks with martial artist, and producer and co-host of the Official True School Radio Show on WHCR 90.3 FM in New York, Dr. Shaka Zulu.

    Dr. Shaka Zulu is also part of the Universal Zulu Nation, and is an organizer of the 11th annual Kemetic Masters of the Martial Arts.

    Kemet, as he explained in this interview, is the original and indigenous name for what is now called Egypt.

    This event takes place this Saturday, February 23, at the National Black Theatre at 2033 5th Avenue between 125th and 126th Streets in Harlem, New York. It will feature a special picture presentation by Dr. Shaka Zulu, live demonstrations in numerous styles and disciplines of the martial arts, a hip-hop dance showcase, holistic health information, and more. All are welcome.

    We spoke with Dr. Shaka Zulu by phone Wednesday night, and discussed this event and the African origin of the martial arts and combat sports.

    A lot of people, he said in this interview, tend to think of the origins of martial arts "as coming from out of China or Japan." This is historically inaccurate, he said.

    "The root of martial arts actually comes from out of Africa, or Nubia, or Kemet."

    We discussed the mountain of historical evidence for this analysis, including some of the remaining drawings and artifacts from ancient days, such as the tomb drawings from at least 4000 years ago depicting hundreds of wrestling positions and martial arts techniques. We also discussed the program for the Kemetic Masters of the Martial Arts event, Malcolm X and the martial arts, the need to know the real history of the martial arts including MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, how martial arts and combat sports should promote positive values and not thuggery, and much more.

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