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Old 12-18-2009, 10:57 AM   #1
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Martial-arts trained 'lady guards' latest security craze (Egypt)

Posted 2009-12-18 10:57:21 by Jun Akiyama
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This article on CNN entitled "Martial-arts trained 'lady guards' latest security craze in Egypt" describes women in Egypt who are training to become "lady guards". The article includes a video segment showing them practicing aikido.

From the article: "In a slightly musty gym in the Cairo suburb of Heliopolis, three young women in head scarves are learning how to defend themselves.

"Their teacher, a huge man in loose black trousers and a white tunic, is instructing them in the finer points of Aikido, a Japanese martial art."

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