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A beautiful masculinity

In the cool shadows of a modest theatre three men shuffle, lunge and swerve with hypnotic artistry. The contortion of their bare arms and torsos imitate the ‘physical gestures of Khmer boxing vocabulary’ in an elegant portrayal of the fighter’s psyche and colours of his every day. 811 more words

ក្បាច់គុណល្បុក្កត្តោខ្មែរ (Bokator, Cambodian Traditional Martial​ Art)

Bokator, Cambodian Traditional Martial Art or more formally, Labokator (ល្បុក្កតោ) is one of oldest Khmer Art performance which includes weapons techniques. It’s known as One of the oldest existing fighting systems in Cambodia, and was the armies before Angkor 1700 years ago. 143 more words

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