This home movie footage features Leo Jensen, an Australian heavy weight wrestling champion based in Newcastle, NSW. We see Jensen playfully training a group of men various wrestling and self-defence techniques. The film was shot on a Newcastle beach by Gordon Edwards, c.1950.
Jensen was born in Denmark and settled in Newcastle around 1940, after travelling the world as professional boxer and wrestler. He opened a physical culture academy in Hunter Street and was known to be an influential and popular man about the town.