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Progress through Resistance

If we want to get stronger, we add resistance or weights to our training regime. We can do the same to increase our martial arts skills. No, not add weights, by adding resistance. This doesn't necessarily mean increase your free sparring, though.

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Added by Eric Primm on January 22, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Engineering the Martial Arts: Problem Solving

Martial arts and engineering have a lot of overlap, and engineering concepts are easily applicable to the martial arts. With a sophisticated art like the FMAs, problems can become complex right away. Engineers have developed a robust process to get to the root of complex, difficult problems. This year, I'm adding a new monthly feature to my blog where…

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Added by Eric Primm on January 19, 2016 at 2:37pm — No Comments

2015 was awsome lets make 2016 even better !

It was a great year of training Kali/JKD and meeting some fantastic people ! thank you all ! May you all have a blessed year from Creative Warrior Academy of LV !! :)…

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Added by Justin Cataldi on January 5, 2016 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Five Easy Steps to Martial Arts Mastery

Over the past five years, I've really paid attention to martial artists of various skills and levels of commitment. With all of that research, I've distilled the five easy steps that anyone can apply on their martial arts journey. Please,…

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Added by Eric Primm on December 29, 2015 at 6:56pm — No Comments

FULL TEXT: Transcript of oral arguments on Philippines vs China arbitration case

China is stealing land and sea, with some very valuable mineral rights from Brunei, Japan, Philippines, S.Korea, and Vietnam, and the Philippines is bringing the first case against Xi's government to the Tribunal at the Hague.

FULL TEXT: Transcript of oral arguments on Philippines vs China…

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Added by Black Swan Tactical on December 27, 2015 at 1:26am — No Comments

The Power of Video in Private Lessons

Yesterday I had a private lesson with one of my regular clients, Terry. During this lesson, I realized the importance of instant video in correcting a hitch in Terry’s “abaniko double action” technique.

Read the rest here: http://bamboospiritmartialarts.com/power-video-private-lessons/

:-)

Added by Brian Johns on December 21, 2015 at 11:07am — No Comments

Footwork Friday: Training Clusters & Block Curriculum

Part of my goals for the second half of this year has been to work on my footwork. I started a blog series about FMA footwork with a new entry every Friday, but when I started, there was no organization or progression to my entries. So, in this latest article, I utilized the concept of block curriculum to group similar footwork patterns. Note that this…

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Added by Eric Primm on December 21, 2015 at 9:11am — No Comments

Modern Arnis Basics by David Battaglia

Please have a look at one of my instructional video I posted on youtube, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKTLbs7wSrY. ;

Please let me know what you think. Constructive criticism is welcome.

Thank you.

Guro David Battaglia

Added by Guro David Battaglia on November 27, 2015 at 5:18pm — 2 Comments

A Martial Life Episode 19: The Gathering.



Don Franks, creator of the webseries "A Martial Life," visited the Gathering back in September, and while there, they visited with Master Zach… Continue

Added by Eric Primm on November 11, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Thomas Dy Tang, the Successor of the KI System

Thomas Dy Tang, the Successor of the KI System

- The Die is Cast

-- Ex...periences:

--- Raul Marquez

--- Louie D. Lindo

--- Kenneth Co

- The Introduction of Tom as the Successor of the KI System

--- Edward Wong

A Word From Tommy Dy Tang

Personal Experiences

Techniques:

- Estrella Disarm

- Contra Y Contra

- Cadena Real Disarm…

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Added by terry joven on November 10, 2015 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Why we fights - my thoughts on the 2015 GSBAUSA NATIONAL TOURNAMENT

The latest blog of FMASCHOOL.com Guru Francis T.B. Serrano the marketing director of GSBAUSA shares his thoughts of what it means to compete.

Please read, comment and share.

#eskrima #gsbausa #fmaschool #kali #arnis #martialarts

http://stickpiethere.blogspot.com/2015/11/why-we-fight-my-thoughts-of-2015-gsba.html

Added by Francis Serrano on November 3, 2015 at 11:24pm — No Comments

South China Sea Ruling in Hague Could Be Mid-2016: Philippines Lawyer

South China Sea Ruling in Hague Could Be Mid-2016: Philippines Lawyer

WASHINGTON — The chief counsel for the Philippines in its…

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Added by Black Swan Tactical on November 1, 2015 at 2:57am — 2 Comments

2015 Iron Mountain Camp Testing

Counterpoint Tactical System testing took place on three days over the course of the 2015 Iron Mountain camp.

The first rank through the most advanced rank tested during this year's camp. And I had a major milestone as welll.

I tested… Continue

Added by Eric Primm on October 30, 2015 at 1:52pm — No Comments

FMA SCHOOLS IN NORTH CAROLINA

We have one of our students being transferred to a Naval base in North Carolina. Does anyone know of any FMA schools in North Carolina?

Added by terry joven on October 29, 2015 at 4:10pm — 6 Comments

2015 Iron Mountain Camp Day Three

Day three of camp was dedicated to Master Whitson's gun versus knife curriculum. With the 21 foot rule in mind, Master Zach Whitson of…

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Added by Eric Primm on October 28, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

What is Open Carry for Knives?

http://www.knifeup.com/what-is-open-carry/

CHECK OUT THIS WEBSITE HAS A LOT OF GOOD INFO!

Added by terry joven on October 26, 2015 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Creative Warrior Academy of LV volunteering at the Bruce Lee Foundations 75th anniversary celebration

it was a really huge honor for for me ( Sifu Justin Cataldi ) founder of Creative Warrior Academy of LV to volunteer time to the Bruce Lee Foundation , to celebrate Bruces 75th Bday helping hand out tshirts and Bruce Tea and getting to be around some really , really amazing and awsome people and martial artists that need no introduction ! Heartfelt thank you to Linda Lee , Shannon Lee , Chris Kent , Diana Inosanto , Ron Balicki , Brice Wong , Richard G. , the Bruce Lee impersonator…

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Added by Justin Cataldi on October 26, 2015 at 1:32pm — No Comments

2015 Iron Mountain Camp Day Two



Day two of the 2015 Counterpoint Tactical System Iron Mountain camp was dedicated to panantukan level three. The first level of panantukan is taught to beginning students, and it is revisited in level two a few years later at the first class brown belt. Level three is required for fourth…

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Added by Eric Primm on October 26, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

How Filipino Martial Arts Influenced Albert Einstein*

"In 1905, Albert Einstein published his “Theory of Special Relativity” in which he stated that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers and that the speed of light in a vacuum was independent of the motion of all observers. According to Wikipedia, “Special relativity says that every person has their own time. One person’s clock says something different from another person’s clock. The reason…

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Added by Brian Johns on October 21, 2015 at 8:10pm — No Comments

2015 Iron Mountain Camp: Day One

The 2015 Counterpoint Tactical System Iron Mountain camp is done, and I have started my annual review of what Master Zach Whitson covered. This is the ninth annual gathering of the CTS students. Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, North and South…

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Added by Eric Primm on October 20, 2015 at 4:13pm — No Comments

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