Martial Planet

source image

Huka-huka, is a Brazilian folk wrestling style of the indigenous people of Xingu, in the state of Mato Grosso. It is performed as a ritual fight during the ceremony of Kuarup.
Huka huka is being introduced, experimentally, in the formation of São Paulo State Military Police. The fight is also being studied by mixed martial arts practitioners.

(source citation )

> more

Huka-huka starts with the athletes on their knees. It begins when the owner of the fight, a male chief, walks to the center of the arena and calls his opponents by name. The fighters kneel rotating clockwise in a circle facing the opponent, until they look at each other and cling, trying to lift the opponent and knock him to the ground. The fight is performed by 7 either men and women.
(source citation )

> more


Xingu - Huka Huka


Kuarup Xingu huka-huka


Folk Wrestling- Xingu Indian Wrestling (Huka Huka)


Amazon Tribes: Xingu "Huka-huka" Festival Brazil....


Anderson Silva lutando huka huka contra Índios...


Huka Huka, luta praticada no alto Xingu


...soon online!!!

...soon online!!!

Martial Planet  copyright 2014        General Condition - Privacy Information