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Sayas-Lastra Brotherhood


Sayas-Lastra Brotherhood

The purpose of this group is to bring together those that have trained in the Sayas-Lastra System of Arnis and to honor our elders and teachers.

Members: 31
Latest Activity: Sep 8


Apply these two concepts to your training and they will change the way you fight.

1. There are no blocks...only strikes.

2. Hit from where the hands are.

Discussion Forum Shirts - Represent Your Style!

Started by John R. Malmo Aug 31, 2010. 0 Replies

You may have already read that is going to be offering T-shirts that proudly display the various styles/systems represented by our members here. If not, you can read more about this on the…Continue

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Comment by Edgardo Sayas Lastra on September 8, 2015 at 12:39am

Thanks for the postings Badger, brings back a lot of fond memories, please feel free to post any more that you may have, along with sharing some of your memories

Comment by Chris Sargent on September 7, 2015 at 11:48pm
Thanks for sharing Badger. It's very cool to see some old flyers and photos.
Comment by Chris Sargent on September 7, 2015 at 11:41pm
Welcome to the group Dennis. Thank you for joining.
Comment by Badger Johnson on September 7, 2015 at 6:33pm

Inside, looking lean and mean! :)

Comment by Badger Johnson on September 7, 2015 at 6:32pm

A pamphlet he gave out.

Comment by Badger Johnson on September 7, 2015 at 5:59pm

Chris, as far as I know GM Jorge is the only one who teaches the augmented 'x-block'. I've asked others and they've never heard of it.

Do you Lastra guys know what I'm talking about? (I can post a drawing if not). It's a great technique, leading to a pressure response, and gets 'tighter' the harder it is pressed. (the X fulcurm).

You can turn it into a sweep and counter very easily, in fact 'it' does that naturally depending on which side of the X vortex is hit (if not the center.

Thanks for the nice comment!

Comment by Chris Sargent on September 7, 2015 at 4:27pm
That's a great picture. Thanks for posting.
Comment by Badger Johnson on September 7, 2015 at 1:58pm

I have a few more from one of the pamphlets he gave us. If you like I'll post those later. Time to crash! :)

Comment by Badger Johnson on September 7, 2015 at 1:57pm

Hi guys, I just got back from the Airport and have found the pic or two from one seminar that we had back in about 1980-82. Sorry I'm posting them, but it's been a busy Sept with classes and all.

Comment by Edgardo Sayas Lastra on September 5, 2015 at 7:34pm

By all means Badger, I'd love to see your photo


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