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GOOD Rattan Sticks in Europe ? Can anybody point me in the right direction

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Sep 6, 2012. 13 Replies

I buy my sticks from the U.S on either Kali Gear or KIL Combat Instruments but the cost of getting them delivered to Ireland now is Silly money. The sites around Europe i have bought sticks in so far…Continue


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Inosanto LaCoste Kali, Bahala Na Giron arnis, Balintawak Nickelstick escrima and Kombatan Escrima

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My name is Anthony,

I am a student of Na Fianna Finn Combat Academy based in Dublin Ireland. I train under Guro Jon O Neill. I am 33 years old and love FMA. Some of the great Masters that influence me personally are - Grandmaster Leo Giron, Edgar Sulite, Ted Lucay Lucay, Dan Inosanto, Johny Lacoste, Herman Suwanda & Great Grand Master Mike Inay to name but a few. I work as a Youth  Worker running programmes for young teens and adults alongside being a family man. Enough said thats me in a nutshell :-)

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Marc "Animal" MacYoungs article called KNIFE FIGHTING LIES... Interesting and controversial - has anybody any opinions

Posted on August 22, 2012 at 6:33pm 52 Comments

The only place where the knife fighting fantasy exists

is in the martial arts. There is no such thing in the modern civilized world. In legal terms it is attempted murder,

assault with a deadly weapon or homicide. To the streetfighter it is assassination, not a "fight" at all. To the criminal it is a tool

for robbery Everyone else considers it abhorrent macho stupidity.


Knife fighting…


FMA Reading - A Tribute to Grand Master Emeritus, LEO M. GIRON by Antonio E. Somera

Posted on July 26, 2012 at 8:00pm 7 Comments

A Tribute to Grand Master Emeritus


By Antonio E. Somera

On May 22, 2002, one of the last of the bladed World War II heroes passed away. Grand Master Emeritus Leovigildo "Leo" Miguel Giron passed away at the age of 90 years. His story is simple. He did not want too much, just happiness for all. However, his

life would prove to be anything but simple. Instead, his life would be a great one, full…


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At 6:43am on August 14, 2012, John R. Malmo said…

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At 5:21am on July 27, 2012, Kathleen Mc Cabe said…

Hey Anto! Welcome to the :D

At 8:51pm on July 24, 2012, Patrick Lee said…

Welcome Kali Silat Dublin Ireland!

At 9:20am on July 23, 2012, terry joven said…

Kali Silat Dublin

welcome to!

terry joven


At 7:24pm on July 22, 2012, Black Swan Tactical said…

Sorry about that...  be sure to look at the STYLES link at the top right of this page, and join the FMA "schools" that you are associated with so that you are updated on news related events.


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