When we talk about martial arts, we more often think of disciplines such as Korean taekwondo, Chinese kung fu or even Japanese judo. This is normal, because they have benefited from decades of promotion through action films. When it comes to Africa, we only think of the struggle. Wrong, because there are many more. Here are 6. The Dambe Dambe is a martial art traditionally practiced by butchers' organizations in the Hausa region. It is a test of courage, a rite of passage for marriage, and training for war.