Isinaphakade Samathongo (South Africa)
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The Isinaphakade Samathongo is an esoteric ancestral combat sport practiced by the Zulus and the Xhosa in South Africa. This system emphasizes powerful combat techniques and an ethical philosophy. It is used as an initiation to the caste of priest-warriors of the two tribes.