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Modern Arnis Basics by David Battaglia

Hi All,I would appreciate it if you would go to YouTube and type in Modern Arnis Basics by David…See More
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Check out these pics of Jean-Claude Van Damme sparring with 'dangerous' Nate and Nick Diaz

mmamania.com - Somewhere in the bowels of Trader Todd's, atop a throne of crushed beer cans, Donald Gibb weeps. Longtime chop-socky film star Jean-Claude Van Damme, who is no stranger to the world of mixed martia...

Jon Tuck on recent tours to the Middle East: 'I always give back to a lot of the military troops'

bloodyelbow.com - UFC lightweight Jon Tuck has been out of action since a submission win over Tae Hyun Bang nearly a year ago on the UFC's debut card in Manila, Philippines. Tuck suffered a severe shoulder injury in...

Travis Browne: Cain Velasquez 'still the toughest guy' in heavyweight division

mmafighting.com - WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Travis Browne won't be fooled by Cain Velasquez's last outing. No, Velasquez didn't look his best against Fabricio Werdum in losing the heavyweight title last year. And th...

Andrei Arlovski's primary motivation? Beat Overeem for putting Jackson-Wink MMA coaches on spot

mmajunkie.com - The upcoming UFC Fight Night 87 headliner is personal to Andrei Arlovski for a few different reasons. For one, Arlovski (25-11 MMA, 14-5 UFC), who’s No. 5 in the USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA heav...

Bellator 154: Josh Thomson injured, pulled from Michael Chandler fight on May 14

mmamania.com - Bellator 154 "Davis vs. King Mo" will take place May 14, 2016 at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. The Light Heavyweight main event between "Mr. Wonderful" Phil Davis and Muhammed Lawal will determine...

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Doug Marcaida on History Channel, "Forged In Fire"

MyFMA.net member Doug Marcaida is on a History Channel cable show regarding bladesmithing called, "Forged In Fire." I highly recommend you watch this show. My brother is busy taping all of them!!!Doug Marcaida

Added by Black Swan Tactical on April 8, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

Alternate Activity to enhance your FMA training...

Does anyone of you have a great idea on how to make eskrima more enjoyable to practice? Let's face it, doing the same steps again and again makes the art repetitive and boring. Do you have some cool or crazy ideas to make the steps look fresh and enticing to practice everyday but at the same time, maintaining the concepts of the art's style?

Added by Lester U. on April 7, 2016 at 6:11am — 2 Comments

Decuerdas-Diestro Fighting System

I.D.E.A International DeCuerdas Escrima Association

Presents Gm Arthur Gonzalez teaching along with De Cuerdas Escrima instructors in DEFMAC: DeCuerdas Escrima-...FMA Camp:

On April 30, 2016 from 10am to 3 pm. All martial artists from beginner to master levels are invited to attend

The Gonzalez DeCuerdas Escrima-FMA Camp presents an intensive self-defense program that’s comprehensive and practical. …

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Added by terry joven on March 18, 2016 at 3:16pm — No Comments

6 Steps for Mindful Practice

One thing that I love about the Filipino martial arts is that they require mindful practice in order to avoid a stick to the face. As much as I wish it didn't, my mind wanders frequently. On my blog, I give six steps that I use to be more in the moment during my martial arts training.…

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Added by Eric Primm on February 10, 2016 at 1:36pm — No Comments

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

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