Story: Martial arts

Women's self-defence, 1974

This August 1974 article in the New Zealand feminist magazine Broadsheet gives women tips for self-defence. In that period many more women began to study martial arts, both for self-defence and for increased strength and physical confidence.

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Broadsheet
Reference: 21 (August 1974), pp.28-30

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Bronwyn Dalley, 'Martial arts - Martial arts from the 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/zoomify/39045/womens-self-defence-1974 (accessed 20 September 2019)

Story by Bronwyn Dalley, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015