This is one granny you don’t want to mess with, and Italian soldiers know it first hand.
The Italian military has just hired 77 year old Keiko Wakabayshi, who bears the nickname “Samurai Granny”, to train recruits in hand to hand combat. Wakabayshi-san is trained in the disciplines of jujitsu, jojitso, kenjitso, judo, kendo, and karate.
She believes the best way to train is by sparing, and after throwing recruit after recruit to the floor, she tells them,
Don’t think it’s unbelievable. The physique doesn’t matter.