Miss Sanderson’s womanly art of parasol self-defense

Although the woman known as “Miss Sanderson” was a prominent fencer and self defence instructor in Edwardian London, regrettably little is known of her life –…

The whole website is worth checking out, but I especially love this umbrella-based suffragist martial art.

(thanks to Heather Lindsay-Bhatt for sending this in!)

2 Responses to “Miss Sanderson’s womanly art of parasol self-defense”

  1. Michael Munro

    Miss Sanderson is portrayed in the upcoming graphic novel “Suffrajitsu: Mrs. Pankhurst’s Amazons”.