Bokator grandmaster San Kim Sean training at his academy in Siem Reap. Photo: Enric Catala

Ancient martial art that spawned Muay Thai undergoes a rebirth in Cambodia thanks to a tireless grandmaster

Thought to date back 2,000 years and depicted on temple walls at Angkor, bokator was almost wiped out by the Khmer Rouge. One man, San Kim Sean, has devoted his life to reviving it, and slowly but surely it is gaining recognition

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Bokator grandmaster San Kim Sean training at his academy in Siem Reap. Photo: Enric Catala
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