January 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Mataw Guro Notebook 1st issue 2011

Just read an excellent article on breathing techniques by Mataw Guro Loulle Lledo jr. He was talk about dynamic breathing for strengthening the body. It related very well to my last workout. I had one of my co-workers hold the focus pads while I was working my punch combo. I was doing 3 minutes rounds with a 30 second break. I found that my sides were starting to hurt from breathing and we had gone for 30 minutes. When I refocused my breathing I had a second wind and renewed energy allowing me… Continue

Added by Marc Lawrence on January 30, 2011 at 4:12pm — 1 Comment

At work using the fitness equipment using the heavy bag

I have to watch it, I am afraid that I will split the bag we have if I use  a stick on it.  I am using GM Leo Fong's method for building endurance. I use weights in my hands while practicing my motions and footwork. Coupled with Qi breathing method makes for great workout. Brought my focus pads, elbow pads and my 14 OZ gloves to work my dirty boxing skills.

Added by Marc Lawrence on January 29, 2011 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Intuative Image Thinking and how to train it

I have been asked what goes through my head, what am I thinking when I fight. I answer nothing in what I think about. My friends say I am very zen about it. I have thought about the other fighter, I just fight as I am trained. My mind is clear and images come to me on what and where to hit. My body just moves with the what to hit. I can not explain this any better then to say that these images come from practice, practice  and more practice.  But just on drill form but also in random slow and… Continue

Added by Marc Lawrence on January 28, 2011 at 9:54pm — No Comments

Sama Sama Celebration

Last night I was honored to be invited to the 42nd Sama Sama Celebration hosted by Grandmaster Max Pallen & family in San Leandro California. I accompanied Grandmaster Frank Landers and Professor Cathy Landers who were honored guests.  There were some great demonstrations and lots of great food.  Grandmaster Pallen was celebrating his birthday so there was birthday cake as well.  It was a good time for everyone.  I was glad to see some familiar faces...Master Michael Giron, Guru Terry… Continue

Added by Glen A. Rathbone on January 24, 2011 at 1:00am — 6 Comments


Does anyone out there know of anyone training  in filipino martial arts in toronto canada. I rely need a training partner.

Added by adam walton on January 20, 2011 at 12:45pm — 4 Comments

loking for training partner.

Hi ,I am a martial arts practitioner living in newmarket onterio. I am curently  a commando krav maga instructor and I practice the inosanto and modern arnis methods. I would like a training partner who would like to make friends and train in free time. I look forward to a response.If you are interested please comtact me on myfma.net page. thank you for your time.

Added by adam walton on January 17, 2011 at 5:47pm — No Comments


Found this great article on fma.pulse.com…


Added by terry joven on January 12, 2011 at 3:59pm — 2 Comments

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Added by Craig Radcliffe on January 10, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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