Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Jaguarina, Ella Hattan - History
JaguarinaElla Hattan, better known by her nom-de-guerre “Jaguarina,” was Colonel Thomas Monstery's most accomplished student. Born in 1859 in Ohio, she would go on to become widely regarded as one of the greatest swordswomen of the nineteenth century, and perhaps of all time. Hattan would defeat more than sixty men in high-profile combats on both horseback and on foot; according to one major newspaper, more than half of these men were fencing masters.
Source & further reading:https://martialartsnewyork.org/2015/03/31/colonel-thomas-monstery-and-the-training-of-jaguarina-americas-champion-swordswoman/