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What questions would you ask to get know the Master?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Alfred dg Mar 27, 2016. 6 Replies

Hey guys,I'm doing a study and was wondering what type of questions would you ask, if you have the chance, to ask a master in Eskrima/Arnis/Kali, past or present.There are a lot of videos we have…Continue

How would you describe Eskrima?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jorge R.Miranda Feb 6. 4 Replies

Hello all,I wanted to start this discussion, because I'm in need of help. I want to partake on naming a group that wants to promote and preserve Eskrima. It's a passionate group of individuals who…Continue

Preparing for a Tournament/Workout Routine

Started this discussion. Last reply by Marc Lawrence Jan 11, 2014. 11 Replies

 Hey Guys, First of all, I want to say Happy New Years to you all and hope every one had a safe New Years Eve. First post for 2014! Just was wondering, since it's the beginning of the year, and I…Continue

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FMA Stores and Collections

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bill Sep 21, 2013. 3 Replies

Hey guys,Just wondering if anybody here have a online store or any sites they go to for their fma supplies. Mostly sticks, training knives and swords. Maybe we could start a sticky for this so other…Continue


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Coming Soon! This bag can hold up to 10 sticks 31" long, depending on the diameter. Two separate pockets that goes all the way down to the bag for training/live blade. Bag is modular with molle webbing spacing for military spec. Includes two pockets…
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Alfred dg replied to the discussion 'What questions would you ask to get know the Master?'
"1.) How did you come to know the art? 2.) What methods and techniques separates your style? 3.) Have you ever used your skills? if so did you regret it after? These are the questions I would ask a master,."
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At 6:43am on August 14, 2012, John R. Malmo said…

Marc, welcome to - Filipino Martial Arts Network!

You can learn more about and its features on our About Us page and Features page. Also, please take a moment to read our Guidelines.

Then, feel free to post a Blog to introduce yourself, Upload Photos or Videos, start or join Discussions, and share Events. You may also join (or request to join) any of the groups representing the various Filipino Martial Arts Styles and interact with its members.

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At 8:37pm on July 24, 2012, Patrick Lee said…

Welcome Marc!

At 1:36pm on July 24, 2012, Joseph Maniulit said…

Glad to see you signed up bro. There are some good blogs/discussions from instructors, students on here regarding Filipino Martial Arts, since we both are beginners and new to the Art.

See you this week when we go to Manteca, CA. for the 2012 FMA Summit Seminar.

At 9:08am on July 24, 2012, terry joven said…


welcome to!

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GSBA USA Regional Tournament / ITAK Clothing

Posted on July 28, 2015 at 2:10pm 0 Comments

ITAK Clothing attended this years GSBA USA Regional Tournament, and helped sponsor this great event. A lot of great aspiring fighters represented their respected schools, to qualify for the Nationals and on to the Championship. Schools from around California participated in this event, including the schools from the North Bay. This event was hosted by Francis Serrano, of the FMA School (, and the turnout was great. There were raffles…


ITAK CLOTHING | Drills and Demo

Posted on July 21, 2015 at 10:41am 2 Comments

So, I was going over some video files and decided to put something together. Hope you guys like it. It's a mixture of drills, 12 basic strikes, lock and block, and sinawali. Towards the end, I put a clip of a demo we did back in the day for a church group here in our area. I choreographed it mixing in the the lock and block drill, espada y daga style. Then moving on to the sumbrada... (continued…


Lock and Block Drill-- How do you do it?

Posted on July 14, 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

It was another sunny day over the weekend, and I was lucky that I got off work early. Called over some friends and had them come over to record some videos. We usually do this just to go over some lessons, drills, that we previously learned. 

We started off with some basic drills that we usually do and work from there. Then we went on to some basic knife defense. Trying to get the ins and outs, going over those “what ifs” situations. Then went over some hand to…


Upcoming Events and Thank You!

Posted on May 18, 2015 at 11:55pm 0 Comments

Ever since ITAK Clothing opened back on April 2nd, 2015, the FMA community has been very helpful and supportive. Our friends in the social media has been increasing. I even had the chance to talk to some fellow practitioners who have helped our brand spread either via word of mouth or through other social media. I am very thankful and appreciate all your continued support.

With the community's help, we are able to attend as a vendor for the upcoming June and July events. We will…


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