Bo Fighting in Sara D. Roosevelt Park [Video]

Posted on: September 1st, 2010 at 6:12 am by

The versatility of the Broome Street sunken court always attracts great street theater to Sara D. Roosevelt Park.  Between the frequent bike polo matches, occasional street hockey games, Tai Chi enthusiasts, and the rituals of morning commuters, there is an endless supply of entertainment.

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But early morning is always the best time to frequent the sunken court.  After all, you can listen to the beautiful chirping of the Hua Mei while watching bo fighters train in the art of Bojutsu. That was the case Sunday morning.  Under the tutelage of their apparent trainer, two men practiced their bludgeoning techniques.  Not sure how they didn’t kill each other, though.

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During their lesson, one bench denizen provided the comical color commentary by blurting out requests for certain moves.  All he wanted to see was the dude in stripes to “do that jump” and/or some kind of punch to the face.  Well, he got to see the jump…

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