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It's withe great sadness that tonight I learned that my friend Maha Guru Brian Buzz Smith has…See More
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Sina Tirsia Wali

Filipino Indonesian Self-Defense Tactics, other wise known as FIST, was established in 2003 and had…See More
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"Here's a video to hopefully inspire some indoor FMA training. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CeBYrNfY2w"
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January 2013 Blog Posts (10)

Maestro of the Blade: Sonny Umpad

Photo Courtesy of Eric Nomburg of the Visayan Style Corto Kadena Largo Mano Escrima

Bruce Lee is often quoted saying “Absorb what is useful, discard what is not and add what is uniquely yours.” In Filipino martial arts, many strive for their own sense…

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Added by AJ Ruiz on January 31, 2013 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Phoenix FMA Training Group

The Phoenix FMA Training Group is an informal, collaborative training group for anyone within the greater Phoenix, AZ area. We meet once a month to learn, train, share and experiment with other FMA enthusiasts, regardless of rank, style, system or lineage. There is no head instructor and no focus on any particular system or style - everyone is welcome to train, everyone is welcome to teach/share.



The first practice session was held on Jan 12, 2013. Approximately…

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Added by Michael Butz on January 26, 2013 at 2:13am — No Comments

Angel's Truth

Jules,

If you so desire---you may share with the world Angel's Truth.

ONE MUST KNOW THE "FIBERS" OF THE "FOUNDATION" OF ANGEL'S FIGHTING ART WHICH WILL LEAD TO THE TRAINING IN THE DIMENSIONS AND SPECTRUMS OF THE "NUCLEUS" ANGEL’S WEAPONS CLOSE QUARTER COMBAT FIGHTING ART.

WHAT MAKES THE FIBERS WHICH CREATES THE SOLID ROOTS AND STRENGTH OF THE FOUNDATION?

ANGEL SAID TO ME, "TO BE A TRUE FIGHTER YOU MUST BELIEVE, BELIEVE IN WHAT I SHOW YOU, WHAT I SAY, AND WHAT MY…

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Added by Julian Blankinship on January 25, 2013 at 4:32am — 2 Comments

The passing of Guro John Brown of Bahad Zubu in the Philippines.

John was an instructor in the Southern California area as well as Salt Lake City, Utah. The Bahad Zubu Group of Colorado is deeply saddened to learn of his passing.

Added by Johnnie Montecalvo on January 23, 2013 at 7:58pm — 2 Comments

2013 Goals

Big announcement on my blog today, and I continue my discussion of goal setting with examples of mine for the year. You can read it here. Happy training to you all.

Added by Eric Primm on January 16, 2013 at 2:27pm — No Comments

Day Of Play

Hello everyone... I am forwarding the message below from Professor Joseph of Eskabo Daan. The tentative date for this event is April 20, 2013.

Please feel free to contact him if you are interested.

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I would like to invite all FMA schools and styles to a Day of Play. A benefit for Mission High After School program and One Child at a Time,Inc. the idea is to gather many FMA styles and schools to demo on a stage for all those interested in seeing FMA live. We will then…

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Added by terry joven on January 9, 2013 at 11:04am — No Comments

Goal Setting Practices

It's the new year and time to set some goals for the year. I've written a blog post about my personal goal setting process over on my blog. Here is the page for S.M.A.R.T. goal setting.

Happy new year, and good training to you all.

Added by Eric Primm on January 8, 2013 at 7:49am — No Comments

What Teacher/Coach??? What Style????

I always hear talk and discussions on "WHO" do or did you train with? What "STYLE", what Lineage?

You hear conversations on Digests and Networks like this and more. 

Many people in my humble opinion, take the STYLE, TEACHER, etc. as to being more important, because they think it legitmizes them and what they do ! After all, if they train under a well known teacher from a well known style, they must know what their doing and must be good ! Right??

Well, in my experience…

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Added by GURO ANDREW "TATTOO" FILARDO on January 4, 2013 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Happy New Year 2013 to all FMA practitioners world wide

Mabungahong bag-ong tui kaninyong tanah. Thanks for myfma.net and all the work and dedication in putting this together and sharing of information. Have a good year! Johnnie

Added by Johnnie Montecalvo on January 4, 2013 at 10:52am — No Comments

New Year's Greetings

Happy New Year to Guro John Malmo!  On behalf of my father SGM Cacoy Canete, founder of Cacoy Doce Pares we wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.  We thank you as well as appreciate your friendship greatly. 

Sincerely,

GM Catherine "Kitty" Canete-Knight

VP-International Affairs

Cacoy Doce Pares Eskrima World Federation…

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Added by Catherine C. Knight on January 1, 2013 at 10:49am — 1 Comment

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