Where We're Headed In Africa

Johannesburg is the City of Hope, Oppression and Home to Living Legend Sifu Edward Jardine

By Sonia Ahmed  |  2 August 2020   Johannesburg is the New York of South Africa because of its multinational corporations, magnificent skyscrapers, and the Manhattan twin, Maboneng. The famous City of Gold was also the residence of South African revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela.During apartheid, Johannesburg was marred with discriminatory rules. Many renowned martial arts practitioners

Traditional Nguni Stick Fighting Lives On In Today’s South Africa

African stick fighting, also called intonga or Nguni stick-fighting in South Africa, have been a part of the rural tradition for centuries. Today, you are just as likely to find young urban men in Cape Town practicing a version of this martial arts as they prepare for a weekend tournament.


Sun, Surf and Martial Arts in Cape Town

Sitting at the foot of the iconic Table Mountain, Cape Town, South Africa, the Mother City boasts with white beaches and azure waters, a lively, colorful city center, historic architecture, delectable cuisine, renowned local wines, and a world of coastal fauna and flora to marvel. It also hosts some of the most impressive martial arts.


Hungarian Horse Archery on the Southern Tip of Africa

By Adriaan Odendaal  |  4 February 2019    Griffin Horse Archery takes students and visitors on a unique training experience set in the Overberg region, one of the country’s most scenic areas. This farm-based training center boasts of world-class facilities, with fair weather and lookout points overlooking the ocean.Hungarian Horse Archery in the Overberg RegionGriffin Horse

What Makes an African Kung Fu Movie More than Just Action?

By Adriaan Odendaal  |  28 November 2018   When young Malawians made The Town Monger, an independently-produced African Kung Fu film, it used Kung Fu to say something significant about their own lives, community, and the challenges they face in their country.Walk the vendor-lined streets of Lilongwe, Malawi’s capital city, and you will find a rack