Posted 2009-12-18 10:57:21 by Jun Akiyama
News URL: http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/meast/...le.bodyguards/
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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