Episode 3 - Jamus Webster

Bio: Jamus Webster (Te Arawa & Tūhoe) is a Maori Weaponry expert, Mau Rakau instructor , TV presenter and actor. He was the weaponry expert on the Māori language movie, Deadlands and is currently presenting the Māori general knowledge quiz show Patapātai on Māori Television. He’s also a kapa haka tutor and performs with Waka Huia.

Type of Exercise:  Waewae workout!  A traditional leg conditioning routine – warrior training!

Intensity level: High impact

Instructor: Jamus Webster

Main exercise moves that feature in this episode: Nekehanga Tapuwae, (Following the footsteps of our ancestors)

  • Whakapakari  Waewae (Strengthening the Legs) and Warrior Training
  • Papa Horonuku is a squatting dance to strengthen and stretch the legs and improve balance.
  • Tū Waewae = Footwork drills
  • Tū Mārō = Stand strong
  • Kōwharawhara Pakiaka = Footwork training grid
  • Whakaropiropi Ai = Cat and mouse catch me if you can type of drill.

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