Ijakadi Yoruba combat system
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Historic African boys in Nigeria west Africa practicing Ijakadi Yoruba indigenous combat system; at the official mukhanda international west African Ijakadi school under qualified Ijakadi master. In Yoruba culture Ijakadi is the unarmed combat system of the Akin. Akin is the name of the traditional warrior in Yoruba culture.
Please note despite resemblance to other grappling techniques around the world. These techniques are indigenous African and have existed centuries before colonisation and before whites and Asians came to Africa.
Arm lock techniques, holds elbow hyper extensions and ground fighting with standing chokes shown to the boys below under tutelage of Ijakadi master. Scenes from upcoming introduction instructional on Ijakadi.