• Short Summary

    TUNGKAT, THE MALAYAN ART OF SELF-DEFENCE WITH A STICK, IS WIDELY TAUGHT TO THE YOUNG AND NOT SO YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN OF KELANTAN, ON THE EAST COAST OF MALAYA.

  • Description

    TUNGKAT, THE MALAYAN ART OF SELF-DEFENCE WITH A STICK, IS WIDELY TAUGHT TO THE YOUNG AND NOT SO YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN OF KELANTAN, ON THE EAST COAST OF MALAYA.

    THIS FORM OF SELF-DEFENCE WAS FIRST INTRODUCED IN MALAYA SOME THREE HUNDRED YEARS AGO BY THE GREAT MALAY WARRIOR, HANG TUAH, IN MALACCA ON THE WEST COAST.

    IT TAKES SIX MONTHS TO LEARN THE ART WIELDING A FIVE-FOOT STICK PROPERLY IN DEFENCE AND ATTACK.DURING A FIGHT, A PUPIL IS TAUGHT BY HIS TEACHER NEVER TO TAKE HIS EYES OFF HIS OPPONENT.A SLIGHT MISTAKE COULD EASILY LAND HIM IN HOSPITAL A BROKEN RIB.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6W86W9GEPZRV9SSMVY0HQT166
    Media URN:
    VLVA6W86W9GEPZRV9SSMVY0HQT166
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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