1 / 15
Republic City's riverside pro-bending arena sparkles like a palace.
2 / 15
The ring announcer shouts out the beginning of each match.
3 / 15
Each co-ed team has its own unique uniforms, with personalities to match.
4 / 15
The pro-bending arena features 21 clay discs for earth benders and troughs of water for water benders. Don't fall off the edge! It's a long way down.
5 / 15
The game intensifies quickly with in-your-face attacks.
6 / 15
Pro-bending combines strength, smarts and sometimes acrobatics with bending expertise.
7 / 15
Head shots are only allowed for water benders, so pay close attention or you're gonna get splashed!
8 / 15
Although she can bend all elements, Korra sticks strictly to water in the pro-bending arena.
9 / 15
Bolin may not yet have the starpower his brother Mako does, but he is one talented earth bender.
10 / 15
Mako defends himself against simultaneous earth and water attacks with a flurry of fire.
11 / 15
The pro-bending arena may be the only place where people fight water with fire.
12 / 15
You do not want to mess with Korra.
13 / 15
Tahno sends out a battle blob.
14 / 15
Bolin shuts the water bender down with an improvised earth shield.
15 / 15
If you can't think on your feet, you land on your face in the pool below the playing field.