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UPDF Bolsters Martial Arts Training

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viagra http://contentisbae.com/wp-admin/includes/class-ftp.php geneva; font-size: small;”>Chimp Corps report that a total of 43 Non Commissioned Officers successfully completed a 6-months martial arts T0T Course Intake 1213 at the Non Commissioned Officers Academy, Jinja, on Friday 20th September 2013.

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The students demonstrated skills in firing with a pistol at a balloon and bottle at various positions, collective combination actions with knives, hand-to-hand fighting, breaking concrete blocks and tiles with [fist, leg and head], breaking empty bottles with their bare feet, breaking hard stones on their laps, chest and abdomen.

There was also a bare handed collective combination involving avoiding, defending and attacking.

The chief guest and chief of operations and training in the UPDF, J.Willis Byarugaba commended the UPDF leadership for continously breeding the culture of training among soldiers.


He urged gaduates to pass-on the skills acquired to every soldier at the different units.

The commandant of the school, Lt Saad told trainers to keep health and maintain high levels of discipline, since martial arts involved fighting for a just cause.

The Peoples Republic of Korea was also thanked for contributing generously towards the success of all UPDF missions in and around the Great Lakes Region.

Pte Angiro Joseph was best overall in both martial arts and firing.

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