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#137385 - 02/19/05 01:58 PM Sai Popularity
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Is it just me, or have the inquiries into the sai and how to use them/requests for video of techniques, increased exponentially since the release of the movie "Elektra"??

I wish they would make another Matrix movie so we could go back to questions on how to dodge bullets and fight 400 opponents at once. [IMG]http://www.fightingarts.com/forums/ubb/smile.gif[/IMG]

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#137386 - 02/19/05 04:32 PM Re: Sai Popularity
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Has anyone seen "Whale Rider" - I aven't, but the weapon the Maori use looks suspiciously like a Jo.

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#137387 - 02/19/05 05:35 PM Re: Sai Popularity
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The weapon used by the Maori is a taiaha.

It is a 2 handed weapon that is used similarly to a jo.

[IMG]http://www.tu.co.nz/images/taiaha-full.jpg[/IMG]

I've seen the movie and read the book.
I liked the book best, however the movie is good eyecandy and a good storyline which is close to the book.

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