How Did Roman Gladiators Train?


The Roman Gladiators got their specialised training at schools that were known as Iudi. They received athletic training and training with special weapons to enhance their fighting skills. The Roman Gladiators were slave and prisoners of wars who were highly trained athletes with knowledge in weaponry and hand to hand fighting.
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