The entourage of the Philippine president, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, has an unusual secret weapon. Her security team defends the head of the government with umbrellas. Not ordinary umbrellas, but unbreakable fighting umbrellas. Watch the video to see the combat-brolly in action, and marvel as Thomas Kurz ("the world's foremost expert on flexibility training") viciously splits a watermelon in two.
Here's how the average guy might use an umbrella in regular, everyday street combat, as interpreted by Chin Kar Lok in "Martial Arts Master Wong Fei Hung":
Cleveland, aren't you into martial arts or something? What do you think about this umbrella thing?
Hat tip: Instapundit.