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Shades of a Panther: African Centered Egyptology
Ancient Egyptian Stick Combat
Montu ( Martial ) Arts: From Myth to Modern Day
IAfrica: on the Martial Arts
Combat Sport Activities in Ancient Egypt


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Shades of a Panther: African Centered Egyptology

Shades of a Pantheris not only a study but a story of African Centered Egyptology and how it has passed through to the new world we call America. Pan Kau Rau Shen is a Montw (u) art of the Panther. This is a over view of the great cats and its influence into the arts as we known them today. 

SDR goal is to teach and train in the mindset of Montu through these great cats. Our science and system of warriorism will continue to develop. But, as for now the ' Shades of a Panther is all about African centered Egyptology from a modernized perspective.

Ancient Egyptian Stick Combat

Copyright © Jonathan Wayne Riddle 2007. All rights reserved.

Ancient Egyptian Stick Fighting
Analysis and Reconstruction of the Sport
Written by Jonathan Wayne Riddle © 2003

Excerpt from the full article.

Little Analysis has been done on Ancient Egyptian Stick Fighting. It has been addressed by authors in the study of sports history. The analysis has never been done by someone who has experience or expertise in fencing or stick fighting. Most of these books on Ancient Egyptian sports history cover a great deal on wrestling.

Montu ( Martial ) Arts: From Myth to Modern Day

The oldest European Martial Art originated in Greece called Pankration. Greek for All Force, All Powers. In Latin it’s called Pancratium. The Greeks nicknamed this art as the game of the Gods. It’s a Martial Art that has strikes, kicks and grappling techniques. Pankration is not only a sport which was introduced into the Greek Olympic games in c.648BCE it was battlefield tested by the legendary Spartan warriors while they fought the King Xerxes’ vast Persian Army at the battle of Thermopalye in the 400’s BCE.

IAfrica: on the Martial Arts

Combat Sport Activities in Ancient Egypt

Combat Sport Activities in Ancient Egypt


The most important single combat sport in Ancient Egypt was grappling, that is, the single combat between equal opponents without manmade weapon and according to prescribed rules. In contrast to stick fencing or pugilism it is verified from the earliest history to the Ramesside period (ca. 1292 BC. until about 1070 BC.), without a greater temporal fracture in between. This is substantiated by partially excellently preserved and remarkably detailed documentation.

Jonathan Bynoe on the African Martial Arts

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RL AATU MA Magazine on Pan Kau Rau Shen

The Truth About Martial Arts -The God Mars

The Truth About Martial arts: By Teanis Tillmon.

If you have ever taken a karate class or have sent your kids there, what you may not know is the meaning of the word martial arts. it is a very popular word, but here is its true meaning. The word "martial arts " literally means " The Arts of Mars", a Roman god of war.

in my research of  ancient Rome, Mars was a god who watched over the soldiers and the farmers (crops). During war, Mars went to with the soldiers, he was their war god, and the Roman army used used his name in battle.

The Medjay: Ancient to Modern Times #1

Medjay: elite paramilitary members of the Ancient Egyptian military (Nubian Pan Grave People)
The Medjay (also MedjaiMazoiMadjaiMejay, Egyptian mDA.y)–from mDA, represents the name Ancient Egyptians gave to a region in northern Sudan–where an ancient people of Nubia inhabited. In the New Kingdom, the word Medjay evolved to refer to members
of the Ancient Egyptian military as desert scouts and protectors of areas of pharaonic interest.

The Medjay: Ancient to Modern Times #2

The Medjay were herdsmen and warriors

The Medjay were a semi-nomadic people whose homeland was in the eastern desert ranging from Egypt to the Red Sea. They are mentioned as early as 2400 BC, when Egyptian texts recorded them as warriors serving with the Egyptian military.

Later Egyptian texts also document their presence as soldiers at fortresses built along the Nile in Nubia. Their role serving the forces of authority was so enduring that by the time of the Egyptian New Kingdom the name Medjay had become a word for police of any ethnic or cultural background.

Pan Kau Rau Shen: The Original Montu Art

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Kemet ( Ni-Wa- Ta- Seti) seems to be the roots of the combat arts. As mentioned in many of our posts, we used " Montu" over " Martial". Each post over and over, ancient Egypt ( Kemet) seems to be the recorded basis of the fighting arts. Pan Kau Rau Shen is a Montu art form of self defense.

Ancient Egypt Combat from the Bible

We like and support Israel on their combat system. We love Israel, its military, and war fare tactics. What most may not know is, the long history of combat goes all the way back to Genesis' Bershiet'. Thus goes back to Kemet of the Montu arts. Passed to Moses, Joshua, and the called out Hebrews who were NE Africans. Back to the basics and right to the Bible.
SDR News: Kemetic Arts: Biblical Combat of Ancient Egypt. I have posted a lot about this in several ways. This is not to confused anyone but, inform and empower people .

Pan Kau Rau Shen: Egyptology on the Combat Arts ( The Queen Me Show: Personal Safety/ Domestic Violence )

Pan Kau Rau Shen: ( Kemetic Ancient Egypt )Egyptian boxers, too, seemed to fight bare fisted, as a relief from Thebes, c. 1350 B.C.E., shows three pairs of men directly squaring off
in boxing matches (Figure 4). 

 The men are clothed only in loincloths. The event being chronicled seems to be important, as the men are purportedly performing for the pharaoh [

Pan Kau Rau Shen:

Two combatant military soldiers training in the Pan Kau Rau Shen in Kemet (ancient Egypt).

Focus:  Blocking, Striking, and Grappling
Olympic Sport: No
County of Origin: ancient Egypt-Nile Valley

Creator: Engineered by the Kushite people, inspired by Brother G( Gregory Walker), and codified by modern day Montu Artist, Teanis Tillmon.

 Parenthood: Military Tactics, Free Fighting (Hand to hand) combat, Wrestling, Weapon ( Sticks, Knife, ( Hybrid Fighting )

What is Pan Kau Rau Shen Article #2.

Article #2
What is Pan Kau Rau Shen?
Traced back to the ancient Kushite (Ethiopian) martial art of Pan Kau Rau Shen ( Fighting with the Spirit of Ra -The Egyptian god) this is where Pankration comes from.

To utilize your body fully as a weapon,take advantage of your bodily attributes and full range of motion. Also, to use what works, be it orthodox or unorthodox.- AATU'S American MA Masters -Roger Eveyln.

( * Note: This pic above shows blocking, striking, and grappling)

The first historical records dealing with organized unarmed fighting skills originate in ancient Egypt, and represent a crude type of Temple boxing.
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