Some basic Indian club swinging exercises from a new article on that subject courtesy of the popular Art of Manliness website.
Congratulations to Alexander Nels Elofson, whose extremely manly fisticuffs pose won the Art of Manliness website’s pose photo contest.
Our friends over on the popular Art of Manliness blog have announced a new photo contest – details here.
Entrants (from the US only) are invited to submit photos of themselves in poses inspired by the above image of the great bare-knuckle boxing champion, John L. Sullivan. The first-place winner will receive a fantastic prize package including a coffee brown Saddleback leather briefcase, the Art of Manliness book, eBooks, posters, calling cards and more besides.
Better wax up your mustache and get flexing …
The essential Art of Manliness philosophy is expressed in the subtitle, “classic skills and manners for modern men”. Proposing that many contemporary men lack substantial role models, and in reaction against the shallow “men’s magazine” image of masculinity, Art of Manliness often draws its inspiration from 19th and early 20th century sources.
As well as promoting interest in Bartitsu via an online article and chapter in their book, the McKays’ website frequently features essays and discussions of interest to members of the Bartitsu Society, including martial arts, self defence, physical culture and gentlemanly deportment.
A small sampling:
Pay them a visit, and remember to man up!