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What is considered innovation in the martial arts?

Posted on March 16, 2011 at 2:45pm 16 Comments

I am currently attending two FMA schools.  The training methods of both schools is having an effect on me in such a way that I am basically practicing a blend of the two systems.  When I practice and train, I discover certain truths and patterns that it is not rare that I find myself doing a variation of what was originally taught to me. 


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At 7:47pm on July 25, 2012, Henry Paz said…

Thanks for the add Chris!

At 7:34am on July 18, 2012, P. Greg Alland, MasGuru said…

Greetings and salutations. There is no such thing as Filipino Stick fighting, we don't  fight, we finish, it's not what you know, but only can you protect yourself, not matters what! You can be the next instructor
of the renown Pekiti Tirsia System from P. Greg Alland with 30 +
years in Pekiti Tirsia and several trips to the Philippines as well. See
you there, September 3rd, 2012. Don't delay, registration is limited to 5 people only. So you will get the best training in Pekiti Tirsia, Doce Pares,
and the advanced Knife Protection Skills.  regards Greg Alland

At 9:00am on June 28, 2011, terry joven said…


sorry the 9th!

At 9:27am on June 21, 2011, David Ducay said…
Chris, thanks for the remarks regarding the Wilton Games. It was great seeing you and having you on the team. Renel, you and the other guys made it really fun. If you come down from the mountain tops of Reno and in the area on a Saturdays come on dowe to the KaJu school where Mike Giron teaches in the mornings. Mahalo / Mabuhay David
At 7:38pm on March 19, 2011, Carolyne Arriana P. Balubar said…

No worries we have all year.I adore her persistance shes a wonderful student.I'll do my best to get her comfortable with the little ones.If she continues I'm sure she'll be very strong.Tell her to keep up the good work =) tell her i hope to seeher next week 

At 10:23am on February 19, 2011, terry joven said…

No problem Chris.

i wouldn't want to drive in all that snow either!

At 9:15am on January 17, 2011, terry joven said…


Thanks again for the visit saturday & joining the group!



At 11:35am on January 14, 2011, terry joven said…


if u show up at Danner Hall i'm not sure if June will be there bit probably Gene , Butch or Tom. just let them know u talked to me and ur going to try it out!

i work most saturdays but i'm always at class on wednesday


At 3:03pm on November 19, 2010, John R. Malmo said…
Happy Birthday Chris! Hope you have a good one!
At 9:10am on November 18, 2010, terry joven said…
Happy Birthday!

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