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Old 04-12-2012, 11:57 PM
jackdavinci jackdavinci is offline
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PreColumbian physical disciplines

Were there any ritualized physical disciplines in indigenous MesoAmerican cultures other than the ball games? For example, anything similar to yoga or martial arts? Not looking for anything like Capoeira or Tinku that came about as a result of Spanish influence.
Old 04-13-2012, 12:06 AM
snowthx snowthx is offline
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The Tarahumara of northern Mexico are known for their running.
Old 04-13-2012, 12:10 AM
Sister Vigilante Sister Vigilante is offline
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The toe-foot thing is interesting. Anyone who goes barefoot naturally would do that. I did.

It's better for the shins and knees I hear.


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