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Ramon Rubia San Miguel Eskrima Workshop Held In Chitown

Posted on December 3, 2009 at 10:15pm 0 Comments

Magtutudlo Ramon Rubia Workshop Explore Classical Eskrima At Defensor Method Central in Chicago on 11/25/09!

Probably the highest ranking Filipino mainland USA Instructor of San Miguel Eskrima, a system he inherited from Grandmaster Felimon "Momoy" Canete, Ramon Rubia is the consumate enthusiast when presenting the material he learned from a Classical Eskrima System from Cebu. He permeates combative enthusiasm forged from years of learning from a true Grandmaster of yore, Momoy… Continue

Chicago Area Upcoming Seminars related to Defensor Method

Posted on October 16, 2009 at 11:25am 0 Comments

October 18, 2009 9:30am - 12:30pm - 3-Hour Serrada II Seminar on counters, flow sparring, lock n'block,& group drills.This is a continuation of Serrada material from the September 20th seminar. Attendees are advised to possess some knowledge of Serrada and/or Defensor Method Basic Counters. Counters for angles 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8 will be covered. A brief review of the Garimot System will also be covered in preparation for Gat Puno Abon Baet's Chicago visit. To be held at 810 West… Continue

DM Serrada Seminar synopsis and Katipunan 2009 Links

Posted on September 21, 2009 at 2:31pm 0 Comments

Hello All,

Hope this blog finds you in good health, great spirits and a not so "blue" Monday.


Seminar Synopsis from Serrada Seminar Yesterday:


*Inayan Serrada Angles of attack broken and linked, solo and with partner

*Counters to angle 1: Outside sweep, inside sweep, cross block, umbrella, roof block, outside thrust, outside slash

*Counters to angle 2: Outside sweep, shoulder block, outside cross block,… Continue

Katipunan 2009 Held in Florida Synopsis

Posted on September 20, 2009 at 1:00am 0 Comments

The first Filipino Martial Arts Katipunan 2009 was held successfully in Ty Park, Hollywood, FL on Sept. 5th-6th, 2009 hosted by Gat Puno Abon Baet of the Garimot System of Arnis. The event initially attracted 12-FMA instructors slated to teach, but John Malmo was unable to attend due to a family emergency. The participating instructors included: Abundio Baet, Bram Frank, Nate Defensor, Roberto Torres, Dan Medina, Felix Diaz, Lee Peacock, Shaun Burley, Chad Bailey, John Kovacs, & Greg… Continue

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At 8:31am on December 13, 2010, John R. Malmo said…

Happy Birthday Nate.  Hope you have a great one!

At 11:05am on August 5, 2010, Gat Kuya Jayson "Alupihan" Pena said…
Guro, How R U ?
At 7:48am on March 24, 2010, Guro Shaun said…
Guro Nate, I have left a testamonial for you on the link you have with Guro Baet. let me know if it works or if I should put it on a different link. Hope all is well with you. let me know if yo get down to Florida any time soon.
At 10:11am on July 17, 2009, Vicente Batalla said…
Thank you very much for your invitation and greetings from Germany.
At 5:30am on July 16, 2009, Badache M hamed Riad said…
Thank you for the friend requst ;i m very happy to see you in myfma net ,i m one of your fan and i lick your job and program in Defensor method

At 8:04am on July 13, 2009, Dan Medina said…
Thank you for the friend requst, welcome.
At 8:48am on July 11, 2009, John R. Malmo said…
Welcome to Nate!
At 7:10am on July 11, 2009, Badache M hamed Riad said…
welcome to you master i m fan of defensor method i like vey nice your work you have a good job ....
thank you and salamate.

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