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6 Steps for Mindful Practice

One thing that I love about the Filipino martial arts is that they require mindful practice in order to avoid a stick to the face. As much as I wish it didn't, my mind wanders frequently. On my blog, I give six steps that I use to be more in the moment during my martial arts training.…See More
Feb 10, 2016
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2015 Counterpoint Tactical System Iron Mountain Camp Day Three

Slideshow of gun versus knife was the day three topic for the 2015 Counterpoint Tactical System Iron Mountain camp. Master Zach Whitson taught an introduction to the gun vs. knife curriculum for CTS. Master Whitson taught us defenses inside the 21…
Feb 8, 2016
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Counterpoint Tactical System 2015 Iron Mountain Camp Day Two

At the 2015 Counterpoint Tactical System intensive instructor's camp, Master Zach Whitson taught panantukan level three. Panantukan is Filipino empty hands, or Filipino boxing. Master Whitson taught us a number of entries into close range from the…
Jan 26, 2016
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Progress through Resistance

If we want to get stronger, we add resistance or weights to our training regime. We can do the same to increase our martial arts skills. No, not add weights, by adding resistance. This doesn't necessarily mean increase your free sparring, though.Check out how to Progress through…See More
Jan 22, 2016
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Engineering the Martial Arts: Problem Solving

Martial arts and engineering have a lot of overlap, and engineering concepts are easily applicable to the martial arts. With a sophisticated art like the FMAs, problems can become complex right away. Engineers have developed a robust process to get to the root of complex, difficult problems. This year, I'm adding a new monthly feature to my blog where I apply an…See More
Jan 19, 2016
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Footwork: Side Step Revisited

Side Step footwork from Counterpoint Tactical System. This footwork is being demonstrated with the pangamot drill from the blue belt curriculum. Pangamot is an empty hand versus single stick. The side step footwork pairs with pangamot to maximize…
Jan 14, 2016
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Slide Show: 2015 Josh Ryer Rank Test - Counterpoint Tactical System

Slide show of Josh Ryer's fourth degree black belt test in Counterpoint Tactical System. Josh tested at the 2015 Iron Mountain instructor's camp. Master Zach Whitson administered the exam, and Josh was assisted by Joel Daugherty, David Curet, and…
Jan 5, 2016
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Slide Show: 2015 3rd Black Rank Test - Counterpoint Tactical System

At the 2015 Counterpoint Tactical System Iron Mountain camp, five candidates stood for the third degree black belt exam. Here's a slide show of that exam. The test was administered by Master Zach Whitson, and Josh Ryer sat on the exam board. All…
Dec 31, 2015
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Five Easy Steps to Martial Arts Mastery

Over the past five years, I've really paid attention to martial artists of various skills and levels of commitment. With all of that research, I've distilled the five easy steps that anyone can apply on their martial arts journey. Please, let me know what you…See More
Dec 29, 2015
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CTS Ranging Footwork Drill

The ranging footwork drill combines three other footwork patterns. This is a quick look at the finished product.
Dec 28, 2015

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Counterpoint Tactical Systems, Cacoy Doce Pares

Saint Louis Counterpoint MA

I practice Zach Whitson's Counterpoint Tactical Systems and Cacoy Doce Pares (through Zach Whitson), and my FMA club is called Saint Louis Counterpoint Martial Arts. We can be found on the web at STLcounterpoint.wordpress.com; there I blog about my experiences in the FMAs on the blog page. Please, stop by and say hello.

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6 Steps for Mindful Practice

Posted on February 10, 2016 at 1:36pm 0 Comments

One thing that I love about the Filipino martial arts is that they require mindful practice in order to avoid a stick to the face. As much as I wish it didn't, my mind wanders frequently. On my blog, I give six steps that I use to be more in the moment during my martial arts training.…

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Progress through Resistance

Posted on January 22, 2016 at 9:30am 0 Comments

If we want to get stronger, we add resistance or weights to our training regime. We can do the same to increase our martial arts skills. No, not add weights, by adding resistance. This doesn't necessarily mean increase your free sparring, though.

Check out…

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Engineering the Martial Arts: Problem Solving

Posted on January 19, 2016 at 2:37pm 0 Comments

Martial arts and engineering have a lot of overlap, and engineering concepts are easily applicable to the martial arts. With a sophisticated art like the FMAs, problems can become complex right away. Engineers have developed a robust process to get to the root of complex, difficult problems. This year, I'm adding a new monthly feature to my blog where…

Continue

Five Easy Steps to Martial Arts Mastery

Posted on December 29, 2015 at 6:56pm 0 Comments

Over the past five years, I've really paid attention to martial artists of various skills and levels of commitment. With all of that research, I've distilled the five easy steps that anyone can apply on their martial arts journey. Please,…

Continue

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At 10:00pm on October 9, 2012, John R. Malmo said…

Eric, welcome to MyFMA.net - Filipino Martial Arts Network!


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At 10:33pm on September 27, 2012, Michael Miller said…
¡Hola! Compadre!!!
At 12:51pm on September 27, 2012, Black Swan Tactical said…

Welcome to the Filipino Martial Arts Network!

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At 9:12am on September 27, 2012, terry joven said…

Eric

welcome to myfma.net!

terry joven

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