Graduation Year

2004

Document Type

Thesis

Degree

M.F.A.

Degree Granting Department

Art

Major Professor

Elahi, Hasan.

Keywords

Personal combat, Florida culture, Martial arts, Cracker

Abstract

My project tells the origins of the Cracker Kung-Fu system through personal narrative and government documents. The personal combat methods of the system are shown and described. The Tire Iron Form, or set of movements, is shown in its entirety, and each martial application is shown.

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