Venezuelan "Stick Fighting" Workshop

Fundación Cultural MAPSDA / Alejo Ruiz / Venezuela

A fighting system developed by Venezuelan peasants. The workshop will cover: Historical referents; Multiethnicity and pluriculturalism in Venezuela; Club as weapon; Defended body; Frame, movements and steps; and basic techniques.


MAPSDA is a popular center for culture and development in Venezuela, focusing on community development through artistic projects with a social impact, where art is seen as a game of community integration.

Background Information
  • Country: Venezuela
  • Encuentro Location: Terraza (Centro Cultural Recoleta)
  • Date: June 10-13, 2007