A Ninjutsu practitioner performs a split as members of various Ninjutsu schools showcase their skills to the media in a gym at Karaj, 28 miles northwest of Tehran, February 13, 2012. About 3,000 to 3,500 women train in Ninjutsu at independently run clubs throughout Iran working under the supervision of the Ministry of Sports’ Martial Arts Federation.
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