Sunday, February 7, 2010

A Judo Lesson from Captain James T. Kirk

In my secret life I'm also a martial arts enthusiast. Well I happened across this clip at Sensi Strange's blog and just had to share it with the class!

Nothing like a judo lesson from Captain Kirk! Funky tights aside, I have to give the stunt coordinator credit. Much of what is being taught is basic judo techniques that are still found in judo, karate, and some forms of tae kwond do.

Incidentally, the story of Charlie X depicts how a 17-year-old struggles with his God-like powers. Definately worth a watch if you can find the entire episode!


1 comment:

Fr. Charles said...

That was the first Star Trek episode I ever saw. I was in the 7th grade, and Mom got really mad at me for watching it when I hadn't started my home work.