Shuudan Koudou Is the Japanese Art of Synchronized Precision Walking

posted by Jason Kottke May 02, 2019

For more than 50 years, students at the Nippon Sport Science University in Japan have practiced shuudan koudou, which translates as "collective action". You can see them in action in these pair of videos:

If you want the really good stuff, skip to ~1:35 in the first video to watch two columns of quick-walking students march backwards through each other. Whoa.