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Thai Martial Arts - Krabi-Krabong, the sword fight

Thai Martial Arts - Krabi-Krabong, the sword fight

Although swords are used in this technique, Thai kick boxing techniques and judo-like throws are used in conjunction with weapons techniques. Sharpened weapons are used, however the contestants refrian from striking their opponents - the winner is decided on the basis of stamina and the technical skill displayed. Although an injured fighter may surrender, injuries do not automatically stop a match.

Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
1/250s f/3.2 at 50.0mm iso800 with Flash full exif

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