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A Little About Me

Welcome to MyFMA.net - The Filipino Martial Arts Network! The FMA community is extremely well represented here and we appreciate all positive interest and participation.

I created this network for everyone who has an interest and passion for the Filipino Martial Arts. All are welcome that show respect, honor, and courtesy. Anyone that distracts or disrupts from this network will be removed.

Martial Arts Experience:

As a good friend of mine told me, I do too much! I definitely absorb all that I can - even things others might find "not useful." I think of it as collecting tools. You don't always need an oil wrench or an axle puller, but they sure make the job easier and more efficient. They can sit in the tool box until you need them.

 

I am the founder of Ogichidaakana. This is a comprehensive collection of my training and is also the presentation of the fighting arts indigenous to the Native American - specifically the Anishinaabe. I am one quarter Anishinaabe also known as Ojibwe or Chippewa.  I am also one quarter Norwegian and definitely feel the connection to Viking power.  :)

As an Anishinaabe, I am part of the Bear Clan from the White Earth Tribe now located on the White Earth Reservation. Most of my family on my father's side lives there.

By far, two of the most important teachers in my life are Ernesto A. Presas and Willem de Thouars. Each has their unique strengths as martial artists, fighters, and teachers. I value all that they have shared with me and strive to represent them to the best of my ability.

I currently hold a 8th Degree Black Belt in Kombatan under Ernesto and serve as the Chief Instructor of the Midwest for the International Philppine Martial Arts Federation. I am a recognized Guru in Kuntao Silat de Thouars and hold the title of Chuan Su Shih Shifu in Hakka Southern Fist Style under Uncle.

I have earned a number of black belts and instructor certifications, and appreciate them all - what I treasure above these wall papers are the lessons I have learned, the knowledge I have acquired, and the wisdom these men have shared. This is the true value of martial arts and the quest to live as a warrior.

If you have questions about my background, my instructors, or about me, please feel free to ask.

You may also visit my school site: Malmo Martial Arts

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At 1:43am on March 14, 2017, Jonathan G Punongbayan said…

Hi Brother John,

Pugay! May I humbly request to be in you school directory listed in MYFMA.NET

Fixed Armour FMA club

4024Binan Laguna Phillipines

https://www.facebook.com/KaliArnisEscrima/

contact no: +639198104189

email: sendto6380@gmail.com

Training Venue:

Phillipine Nationala Police Academy

Camp Vicente Lim Canlubang Laguna 

Thank You,

Guro Jonathan Punongbayan

At 5:07pm on August 4, 2013, GURO ANDREW "TATTOO" FILARDO said…

Hey John !! Thnx for the Join !!!!

At 7:17pm on July 4, 2013, David Hatch said…

Hi John,

I would like to have my school listed in MYFMA.NET.  At the bottom of the school listing, it states to send to administrator Thomas Ivers (with a link to this name).  However, I do not see an administrator named Thomas Ives.  So, I am send my information to you.

Attributive Martial Arts, Inc.

697 Princess Dr.

Canton, Michigan 48188

(734) 981-1774

amarts@sbcglobal.net

www.AttributiveMartialArts.com

If there is anything else that you need, please let me know.

Thank You,

David Hatch

 

At 7:14pm on December 30, 2012, Mark Ingemi said…

John how are you?

  Mark Ingemi here.  Happy New Yr to you , your family , & your creation.  I just joined MyFMA.net yesterday 12/29/12.  I am very happy to be apart of it , & join in.  I am still with the jujitsu certfication , & seeking other FMA as well.  I am still in NJ. Southern NJ that is.  I hope for us to meet in the near future.  Next month I am going to be in Atlantic City NJ for the Action Martial Arts Magazine at the Tropicana on the 25 & 26th of January 2013.  In February I am going to be in Massachusetts for the Synergy Martial Arts Seminar that Walt Lysak is heading at his school.  March I  am going to be in Maryland for a FMA seminar.   In April , I might be going to a seminar in Buffalo , NY for a FMA seminar.  In June I'll be in Marina Del Rey , CA for the Inosanto Academy of Martial Arts Legends Training Camp , & August I am going to be in North Carolina for the FCS KALI seminar.  So I hope to see you at any one of those.  Keep in touch.

 

 

Yours in Martial Arts Eternity

 

Mark Ingemi

At 7:20pm on November 29, 2012, Pascal Le Goff said…

bonjour monsieur Malmo,je suis nouveau sur myfma et donc je découvre.Je viens de regarder vos vidéos que j'ai apprécié et souhaiterais avoir des renseignements sur les uniformes.Dans les différentes vidéos que j'ai eus l'occasion de voir,les uniformes sont différents.Est ce que chaque style a un uniforme,une couleur précise? L'uniforme n'est il pas obligatoire durant les cours ou séminaires?par avance merci pour votre réponse amicalement pascal

 
 
 

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