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April 10, 2015

Judo Jymnastics – Self Defense Techniques for Women in 1947

This women’s self-defense video from 1947 will make you want to sign up for Judo Jymnastics.

In the video, a woman is wearing a very cool outfit of short-alls and strappy, mid-height heels. It looks like something you might see today on a human with a trendy haircut in a cool coffee shop in a gentrified neighborhood.

The film follows a judo demonstration by Mary Parker and Lou Leonard which doubles as mini self-defense lesson for those wearing heels, although the techniques could be applied by anyone.

In the clip, Parker disarms Leonard, who is holding a gun multiple times. She also manages disarm him while he is holding onto a knife.



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