MyFMA.net - Filipino Martial Arts Network is the premier social network for everyone interested or involved with the Filipino Martial Arts.

MyFMA.net features include photos, videos, events, forums, blogs, chat, and more.

News Feed

Virgil Mayor Apostol updated their profile
10 hours ago
Robert Stewart posted a video

Highlights from the M.A.C.E. Martial Arts seminar on 3/21/2015

Some highlights from the M.A.C.E. Seminar on 3/21/2015. The seminar was at the VEA academy in Manteca,CA - Unfortunately, my battery was dying during the las...
12 hours ago
Kurt P. Leffler II posted videos
12 hours ago
Mihail Attila Bura is now a member of MyFMA.net - Filipino Martial Arts Network
12 hours ago
terry joven promoted Justin Cataldi's photo
yesterday
Justin Cataldi posted a photo
yesterday
terry joven promoted Jhun Occidental's video
yesterday
Justin Cataldi and John Ferriss are now friends
yesterday
Jhun Occidental posted videos
yesterday
terry joven promoted Jhun Occidental's video
Friday
Jhun Occidental and Dan Lowman are now friends
Friday
John R. Malmo added a discussion to the group IPMAF - Kombatan
Thumbnail

New Shirts Available

I have created a couple of shirts for anyone interested.  They can be viewed at the following…See More
Friday
terry joven posted photos
Thursday
terry joven shared John R. Malmo's event on Facebook
Wednesday
terry joven promoted John R. Malmo's photo
Wednesday
terry joven promoted Eric Primm's blog post Engineering the Martial Arts
Wednesday
terry joven promoted Francis Serrano's discussion Best Bang for your Buck
Tuesday
Francis Serrano posted a discussion

Best Bang for your Buck

The GSBA USA 2015 Western Regional Tournament hosted by…See More
Tuesday
Brian Williams updated their profile
Monday
terry joven promoted Walter Vorhauer's discussion Looking for teachers in SW Colorado...
Monday

Martial Arts Journal RSS

Sergio Moraes’ new opponent announced for UFC Fight Night 64

mmafighting.com - In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with th...

UFC 189 at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Jul 11, 2015

ticketmaster.com - IMPORTANT: Accessible tickets are for fans with disabilities and their companions only. Please agree to the following terms and conditions to start your purchase: Per order delivery and/or processi...


Tweeted by @ArteSuaveLife https://twitter.com/ArteSuaveLife/status/582164201860440064

The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of March 29

bleacherreport.com - Golden Boy Promotions filed suit late last week in Los Angeles against Gonzalez and his Mexican promoter Promociones del Pueblo, alleging, per BoxingScene.com, that the fighter and company conspire...

Girl, 4, Sneaks out, Hops Bus in Search of 3 a.m. Slushie

pzfeed.com - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of a snack. Bus driver Harlan Jenifer says the girl...


Tweeted by @TalkMMA https://twitter.com/TalkMMA/status/582161012486467584

Breaking the glass ceiling with Judo and Education, the New York Open Judo Team Tournament

bitlanders.com - On Sunday March 29, the Women's National Judo Teams of Cuba, France and the USA will face each other at the New York Athletic Club for the 2015 New York Open Judo Team Tournament. Olympic sports li...


Tweeted by @moqadasbaha https://twitter.com/moqadasbaha/status/582135082682564608
Alexander Bautista Bayot France
  • Male
  • Sibulan, Negros Oriental, Philippines
  • Philippines
  • Lakas Loob, Kombatan, Balintawak,…
Share on Facebook
Share

Alexander Bautista Bayot France's Friends

  • Dan Lowman
  • Michael Banks
  • Abdelali AMLILIS
  • Ben Cerasi
  • Shawn Hayes
  • Jhun Occidental
  • Andres Marquez III
  • Tad-Sun-Pok (Hybrid Boxing)
  • Jacinto R. Rocales
  • Curtis Rossiter
  • Cathy Landers
  • Mark Ganut
  • Big Daddy CHA CHA
  • Sifu Emilio Bevilacqua
  • Larry Brown
 

Alexander Bautista Bayot France's Page

News Feed

Alexander Bautista Bayot France replied to the discussion 'Pathetic Excuse'
"I don't have that problem. HALF of my students are female and none of their boyfriends, husbands or parents tell them to quit because they might get hurt.  Likewise with the guys. None of their girlfriends, wives, or parents tell them to…"
Aug 21, 2014
Alexander Bautista Bayot France replied to the discussion 'Teachers and Fighters'
"Excuse me for coming in late to this discussion... >>I've met a few great fighters that all were great teachers but never the other way around.<< I may be dense, but isn't that the same thing? It all depends on what…"
Jul 22, 2014
Alexander Bautista Bayot France replied to the discussion 'The Line Between Good and Bad Escrima'
"Oh, I didn't mean to imply you've been hiding. I know you. You don't hide from anyone and you don't shy away from anything, lol. It's just that you sent me your impending new email address while I was on an extended offline…"
Jul 22, 2014
Alexander Bautista Bayot France updated their profile
Jul 17, 2014
Dennis Feller commented on the blog post 'Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts'
"I will do that Alex.  Hope everything is still going well for you and your students."
Jul 16, 2014
Alexander Bautista Bayot France commented on the blog post 'Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts'
"Hi, Dennis! Great to hear from you. Please give my regards to Andy. Like Rodney said, "Well said, Dennis."  I concur. Thanks for your input."
Jul 16, 2014
Alexander Bautista Bayot France commented on the blog post 'Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts'
"Rodney, you wrote, "by not wearing a belt it helps us to throw away ego and visual traces of who is which belt and which title" That is excellent, Rodney. I like what you're doing at your school!"
Jul 16, 2014
Alexander Bautista Bayot France commented on the blog post 'Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts'
"It was a year ago when I threw this net into the Sea of Opinion. Thank you for your feedback, Terry, Robert, Rodney, Lamont, Dennis, and Rodney again.  :-)  Lamont - Thank you for your opposing opinion regarding the virtue of…"
Jul 16, 2014
Alexander Bautista Bayot France replied to the discussion 'The Line Between Good and Bad Escrima'
"Hi, Doc! So this is where you hang out? Good! I'm back online, at least for awhile, so I think I'll join this fray, uhm, I mean, discussion. :-) >>Where do you draw the line between good, average and bad escrima...<< Eskrima…"
Jul 16, 2014
Alexander Bautista Bayot France and Dan Lowman are now friends
Jul 16, 2014
Michael Giron promoted Alexander Bautista Bayot France's blog post Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts
Jun 28, 2013
Rodney Coulman commented on the blog post 'Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts'
"Well said Dennis,We have a belt system, we have a standard format to work from, we just don't wear the belts. Our grade is verbal. when an orange belt trains with a black belt, there is always hesitation of 'being beaten' same as when…"
Jun 2, 2013
Dennis Feller commented on the blog post 'Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts'
"Very well put sir.  We do use a belt system in our Bothoan, however, we base promotion more on whether a given student is advancing himself/herself mentally and spiritually as well as physically.  Spirit, drive and balance are what we…"
Jun 2, 2013
Lamont Glass commented on the blog post 'Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts'
"How do you test for courage?  I understand the ideal you are striving for, but some of this stuff isn't something that you will see in a classroom setting, and if you can't see it then you can't use it as a standard."
Jun 2, 2013
Rodney Coulman commented on the blog post 'Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts'
"At the school I train at, we have an easy way to not emphasize rank. We simply don't wear belts. We know who is ranked above us in the system, by not wearing a belt it helps us to throw away ego and visual traces of who is which belt and…"
Jun 2, 2013
robert small commented on the blog post 'Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts'
"I like it.. a good guide for a new student to understand the basic progression."
Jun 1, 2013

Profile Information

What style(s) do you practice?
Lakas Loob, Kombatan, Balintawak, Bais Tres Manos

Alexander Bautista Bayot France's Blog

Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts

Posted on June 1, 2013 at 5:22am 10 Comments

It’s been almost six months since I cutover from PMAA (Philippine Martial Arts Academy) to PMAA (Pamanang Mandirigma Arnis Academy). It is time to recognize the progress the students have made. It is usually done via rank promotions but with this new academy, I want to deemphasize rank and emphasize virtue. So I wrote my thoughts down and am posting it here for feedback, both good and bad, and for advice, hopefully all good. (smile) Thank you in advance.

 

We begin a journey…

Continue

IPMAF 2010 Year-End Wrap-Up

Posted on December 29, 2010 at 4:21am 12 Comments

 

2009 WAS BAD. 2010 WAS THE WORST.

 …

Continue

Great Grandmaster Ernesto Amador Presas Passes Away

Posted on October 31, 2010 at 7:42pm 43 Comments

I just received a call from the Presas family. It is my sorrowful duty to announce to all Kombatan practitioners, all IPMAF members, and all my fellow FMA practitioners, that Great Grandmaster Ernesto Amador Presas passed away in his sleep today in Manila (Nov. 1, 2010 in the Philippines, October 31 here in the States). I spoke with Mercy (Mrs. Presas). All she can say right now is that GGM's body will be brought back to Hinigaran. I will announce dates and times as funeral arrangements…
Continue

Comment Wall (19 comments)

You need to be a member of MyFMA.net - Filipino Martial Arts Network to add comments!

Join MyFMA.net - Filipino Martial Arts Network

At 6:31am on November 1, 2010, Andy Sanano said…
My deepest Sympathy and condolences to the Presas Family. God Bless.
At 3:50pm on October 7, 2010, terry joven said…
Gm Alex
What is the location of the nov 6 meeting?
terry
At 5:20pm on September 14, 2010, terry joven said…
Gm Alex
I will let the Landers know!
terry
At 12:18pm on September 13, 2010, terry joven said…
Gm Alex
Please let me know if u are bringing any guests, they are free also.
If you would like to put on a short demo it would be great!
thanks
terry
At 4:53pm on September 8, 2010, terry joven said…
Gm Alex....
we are having a memorial banquet for GM Javier oct 2 please let me know if you can attend.
terry
At 1:32pm on July 14, 2010, John R. Malmo said…
Happy Birthday Alex!
At 12:15pm on July 13, 2010, terry joven said…
Happy Birthday Sir!
At 5:01am on June 25, 2010, Damon Abraham said…
Hi Master Alex,

No worries... as it turns out, it doesn't look like I'll be able to make it either. Hopefully next time :)
At 11:33am on March 18, 2010, FILIPINO MARTIAL ART FESTIVAL said…
Hello Alex,

Good luck to your seminar!
I remind you of the 5th FMA World festival
July 25-30, 2010.
visits www.fmafestival.com
I p

At 11:59am on February 25, 2010, terry joven said…
Sir
Thank you for joining Bahala Na Multi-style escrima!
terry
 
 
 

© 2015   Created by John R. Malmo.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service