Best Place to Learn Kupigana Ngumi (2003)

Moyo Nguvu Cultural Arts Center

Kupigana Ngumi, a style of African martial arts founded in the 1960s, is based on rhythmic, dance-like movements. There are three empowerment areas in the training: cultural, in which students' self-esteem and cultural understanding are increased; emotional and mental, in which students are taught to make good choices and avoid confrontation, as well as learn anger and stress management; and fitness, in which students develop mental focus, coordination, endurance, flexibility and strength. Classes are held at the Moyo Nguvu Cultural Arts Center, whose programs are built around cultural diversity and helping young people take pride in themselves and their community.


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