Hi, I pose these questions to my fellow members and friends.What do you think the top three reasons are that people study the martial arts?Which type of art do you think is the most popular?Even if…Continue
Hi All,I would appreciate it if you would go to YouTube and type in Modern Arnis Basics by David Battaglia, watch the videos, and courteously let me know what you think.Thanks,Maestro DaveContinue
I wrote this when I was about 15 years younger. I'm curious about what some of our younger and older friends think. I haven't added too, or detracted from it.The physical: I believe the main…Continue
Please forgive my ignorance. I have been pondering what made GM Cabales so formidable? He seems to have been a small man in physical stature. I know weapons can equalize, but how did he handle…Continue
Please have a look at one of my instructional video I posted on youtube, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKTLbs7wSrY. ;
Please let me know what you think. Constructive criticism is welcome.
Guro David Battaglia
In all my years of involvement in the arts, I've always been told to continuously train and practice. However, there were times I was unable to physically train and practice. I did the best I could to stay physically fit, but did not practice my art. Sometimes this was by choice, and other times it was due to surgery, or injury. When I did make it back on to the training floor I felt a little better at execution of my art, than before. I've often thought it was due to the "vacation" from…Continue