The Sword Guy Podcast

African Martial Arts, with Da’Mon Stith

November 27, 2020
Episode 23
Da’Mon Stith is the Chief Instructor and Founder of the Guild of the Silent Sword, teaching a range of African martial arts. In this conversation we discuss how he began his martial arts journey, and go into the specifics of how he recreates African arts, many of which do not have detailed written sources.
You can find his Youtube channel here:
We discuss many aspects of African martial arts, and he mentions a lot of weapons the average HMA practitioner may be unfamiliar with. Here are some of them (images are borrowed from the internet- if they belong to you, l'll happily give credit or take them down, just get in touch):
Shotel swords:
Takoba sword
Tetela sword:
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