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Rusty Kanokogi

Rusty Kanokogi

Name: Rena Kanokogi Original Name: Rena Glickman Nickname: Rusty Known as: The Mother of Women’s Judo Date: July 30, 1935 – November 21, 2009 Nationality: American Heritage: Jewish-American Born in: Brooklyn New York Note: “In 1959, disguised as a man, she won a medal at a YMCA judo tournament, but had to return it after […]

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Videos Fighting Scenes

Videos Fighting Scenes

Individuals Gina Carano – Mixed martial arts Best fight scene Haywire [Min: 2:44] Haywire Fight Scenes #2 [Min: 0:51] Cristiane Santos – Mixed martial arts Cristiane Santos [Min: 1:26] Cris Cyborg Highlight – “Cristiane Santos” – 2014 #Cyborg #‎teamcyborg ‪#‎criscyborg [Min: 3:58] Styles Judo Judo Women Brazil – World Championship Salvador, Bahia [Min: 3:21] This is Judo […]

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Martial Arts References

Martial Arts References

Books Channon, Alex, and Christopher R. Matthews. 2015. Global Perspectives on Women in Combat Sports Women Warriors around the World. Houndmills, Basingstoke Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan. Chen, Ya-chen. 2012. Women In Chinese Martial Arts Films of the New Millennium: Narrative Analyses And Gender Politics. Lanham: Lexington Books. Fairbairn, W. E. 1942. […]

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Mestranda Edna Lima

Mestranda Edna Lima

Mestranda Edna Lima The first female capoeira mestre   Books: Capoeira, Nestor. 2003. The Little Capoeira book. Berkeley, Calif: Blue Snake. Röhrig Assunção, Matthias. 2005. Capoeira: A History of an Afro-Brazilian Martial Art. Psychology Press Websites: “An Interview with Mestranda Edna Lima.” by Lydia Alicea 2004, from Martial Force Videos: ABADA Capoeira Workshop (Mestranda Edna […]

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Fatima Colombiana

Fatima Colombiana

Fatima Colombiana (M.Cigana) Books: Röhrig Assunção, Matthias. 2005. Capoeira: A History of an Afro-Brazilian Martial Art. Psychology Press Websites: Interview with Mestra Cigana – Source: Praticando Capoeira, ano 01, n.04 Translated into English by Shayna McH, from Capoeira Connection  

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