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February 2011 Blog Posts (5)


Added by GUSTAVO ALBERTTI on February 19, 2011 at 1:11am — No Comments

FMA weapons training Modified Pangamut style

Every system has its weapons it trains with in FMA, my thoughts were about the eight levels of my system and the weapons, we train with besides our hands and feet. Each has an application to be another weapon from the street to house hold everyday items. These would be:

  • Pocket stick/ doce puntas/pakal- metal pen, pencil, chop stick
  • Arnis stick 28"- winshield washing handle, tool handle, section of pipe 
  • Staff 5-6 foot- mop handle, paint roller handle, section…

Added by Marc Lawrence on February 15, 2011 at 1:06pm — No Comments

To all FMA practitioners: A need for unified sparring rules for blade-based systems?

I have thoroughly enjoyed this site, but haven't contributed much, so I thought I'd give my 2 cents. I really enjoy the different views on this site, and am comforted by the open-mindedness and realism present in many instructors and students.


I have read some great posts about sparring in general and the reality of knife "duels", and its got me wondering about how other styles spar. For me, training in a style that is really meant for blades (itak, bolo, sandata, etc), we…


Added by Kris Romero on February 12, 2011 at 11:54am — No Comments

IPMAF Argentina

Added by GUSTAVO ALBERTTI on February 8, 2011 at 6:17pm — No Comments

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