Based in my karate San Cho Sai kata, I was wondering if this is a good concept or a stupid one to use a three daga. Maybe one could be concealed during training, while another could be dropped…Continue
I suppose I should have said Teaching in the FMA. I was lucky to have a good escrima teacher for several years and I learned a lot about the art and my self. Is this an area for much improvement? A…Continue
In sparring with the single daga, I find disarms don't work, why is it footwook, distance, timing or am I lacking something in my techniques, besides practice. We use a wooden daga and we get plenty…Continue
In practising the twelve angles 1 to 12 try to pracrice the twelve angle in reverse, start with number 12 and work back to number one. Many kata and forms do this, it's a reversal of the footwork or…Continue
I am an instructor in Ireland and I have been involved in martial arts since 1973. We have recently joined up with an excellent escrima group called Escrima silat internationa.l We will be working with Liam Mcdonald an experienced escrima silat instructor here in eire. We also practice kickboxing, karate jitsu mixed style, pure shotokan karate, also taiji and kobudo.