"Gat Puno Abon "Garimot" Baet
The above listed GM teaches in South Florida. He is highly skilled in my opinion and has a deep lineage in FMA. They spar all the time. The easiest way to reach him is through…"
"Guro Zach thanks for your input. No judgement taken. I am sorry for my lack of knowledge and background in this drill. I learned it as a teenager in high school and as teenager you just did what you are told. I also learned a Sinawalli system, the…"
"Guro Zach - "Lacoste style or Lacoste drill? Do you practice the style or only one or a few drills from the system? My guess it is only one drill and not the system, otherwise there would be no need to verify by asking whether it is from a…"
"My goal here James is not to discourage but to encourage. Sorry if my comments appear judgmental because that is not my intent. The drill displayed in your video takes skill to perform without question. I believe that as martial artists we sometimes…"
"Lacoste style or Lacoste drill? Do you practice the style or only one or a few drills from the system? My guess it is only one drill and not the system, otherwise there would be no need to verify by asking whether it is from a particular system or…"
"Thank you Guro Al S for your feed back. Feed back and reflection is always good, that is how we get better. Some back ground on this drill. This and variations is something I trained in the early 80s as a kid, B4 my Shaolin School went into a…"
"In agreement with Guro Zach, I can see the value of this drill as improving endurance but from a FMA point of view I see some problems:
1. The lateral movement is wasted because although your legs are changing their position, your body remains…"
"No offense taken. Sorry for not responding right away.You asked a question that required a thoughtful response. I am glad you found merit in that drill. I am just an old man living in my martial arts past, trying to share something I learned long…"
"Sure, NP I am glad you see some merit in this. All drills have something to teach us. If you want to make this harder you can knee tap or add weights to your wrist. I ll post a video in the future of me Knee Tapping."
"Greetings. This is a great drill that covers a lot of things. First of all moving off center from an angle 1 or 2 strike in this case. Lateral and Medial. Moving away from incoming force. 2nd the Arnis Umbrella deflections by the Primary Hand and…"
"Wow, I like your rules. Number one rule in real life is dont get hit. More applicable to real combat. Not a fan of "crash and smash" tournaments, but that is what is out there. When you do next year give more notice, hard for us east…"