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March 2012 Blog Posts (3)


                                                           Combat vs Art

                   In the Filipino martial arts you have the translation of techniques from weapon to empty hand. This is one of the unique qualities we have, and one that sets the Filipino systems apart from others. You use the same techniques, weapon vs weapon, empty hand vs weapon, empty hand vs empty hand, with little or no modifications. What a beautiful, compact, effective fighting…


Added by GURO ANDREW "TATTOO" FILARDO on March 27, 2012 at 11:19am — 39 Comments

Modern Arnis and the Long Blade

Modern Arnis and the Long Blade:

An Expository Essay Regarding Good Footwork


By Jerome Barber, Ed. D.

Mataw Guro and GM

Independent Escrima-Kenpo-Arnis Associates


(Imagine that your stick is a sword and that you are “slicing” your opponent’s arm.  (Modern Arnis, Remy Presas, page 83, 1983.).


Strictly speaking (writing) for myself, I believe that mobility, footwork and body-shifting needs to be…


Added by Jerome Barber, Ed.D. on March 16, 2012 at 11:34am — 10 Comments

Interview with Diana Lee Inosanto

Listen to the interview HERE.


In this interview Diana Lee Inosanto discusses her childhood and what it was like growing up with the infamous Dan Inosanto as a father and Bruce Lee as her God-father.  We also talk about her film "…


Added by Tim Johnson on March 7, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments

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