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March 2013 Blog Posts (13)

Kali~JKD~ Escrima~Arnis Instruction Las Vegas NV

 

To all my friends here on MyFMA, If you or someone you know is looking for FMA Instruction in the Arts of Kali~Escrima or Bruce Lee's art of Jeet Kune Do in the Las Vegas area, please pass on my information. If anyone is planning a trip to Las Vegas and would like to schedule a class or two, just give me a call.    (855) KALIJKD for more info on my martial arts…

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Added by Richard Lamoureaux on March 25, 2013 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Mokomoko Invitational & other events



Aloha,



I would like to welcome you to some of the upcoming martial art events that I am involved with.  I have been promoting martial art events since 1992, and strive to present the best experience possible for those who attend.  Attached are fliers for the Mokomoko Invitational Karate, Ju Jitsu and Eskrima Tournament, to be held at the Campbell Community Center on Saturday, May 11; the Danzan Ryu Black Belt Weekend to be held at Amador Judo & Ju Jitsu in Livermore on the…

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Added by terry joven on March 25, 2013 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Mastering the Principle of a Technique

Many people are taught to do a technique aka "monkey see monkey do". But most never learn the principles behind the the technique. This is sad as you then apply it from any angle. I have been reading and enjoying Mark Wiley's book: Mastering Eskrima Disarms that just came out. After reading some of the book and  looking at who was in the book I was not surprised that his thoughts are similar to mine. I was surprised who we shared as friends. I have always tried to teach my students the…

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Added by Marc Lawrence on March 22, 2013 at 9:34pm — 1 Comment

The Progression of Drills

In Counterpoint Tactical Systems, we have a lot of drills like most FMAs. I came across a video by the Bayani Warrior Group discussing how effective drills are and do they work? Personally, I think the answer is yes and no. Check out the explanation here on my blog: learn the drill, drill the drill, and forget the drill.

Added by Eric Primm on March 19, 2013 at 8:46am — 2 Comments

IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THERE.

Hey out there. I am training in the martial arts research systems under Guro Ron Balicki and I could realy use a training partner. Give me a shout if anyone is interested. Take care.

Added by adam on March 18, 2013 at 3:27am — 2 Comments

"You must know it like you know your name"

 One of my former math teacher's favorite saying was, "you must know it like you know your name..." It's funny the things that you never forget and it's also funny how something like a little saying can be applied to amost anything including the martial arts.

Whether what you're training is practical or not, if you train it enough, you'll get very good at it...  I often use this phrase with my students in order to get my point across to them about the importance of training away from…

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Added by Zach Jenkins on March 13, 2013 at 10:03am — 9 Comments

Three basic concepts when fighting in FMA, Boxing, etc

These three basic concepts in FMA that I try to teach to my students and get them to understand all the time. These apply to sticks knives and empty hands.

1st concept- get out of the way! If you are not at the point of impact you do not get hit, simple right, you see this in boxing, FMA and Kung Fu. In boxing its called Bobbing and weaving, in FMA it is called Elastiko or Rubber Bando, in Kung Fu you see this in Drunkin Man style. I have even seen this in Tai Chi. Kids do this in…

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Added by Marc Lawrence on March 12, 2013 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Share your Family Photos

Proud of your family heritage? Love your city?

Pull out those photo albums and share!

JOIN KODAKAN!

Share family photos in Kularts' on-line gallery

We're proud of the long legacy of Pilipinos in San Francisco (and the Bay Area). Post your family photos (1979 or earlier) to our on-line album, and they may inspire our next round of photo sessions for *Kodakan, or even be included in the Kodakan Exhibition at the San Francisco Public Library (October 2013)!

We're…

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Added by terry joven on March 11, 2013 at 11:12am — No Comments

A Good quote for the days Thought!

Good judgment comes from experience. And where does experience come from? Experience comes from bad judgment.” Mark Twain

The trick to to this is to learn from this experience of your life and others. It shortens the learning curve.

Added by Marc Lawrence on March 5, 2013 at 10:13pm — No Comments

Bahalanamulti-style Escrima at the Lathrop Community Center

Grand Master Leo Giron learned Escrima as a boy in Pangasinan, Philippines. He sharpened his fighting skills during WWII where he earned a Bronze Star. Long after the war, he began teaching Escrima with the hope that people would have the knowledge and ability to fight in the defense of their lives. ~g.



Come learn the Filipino Martial Art of Escrima. Put simply, Our skill driven classes are designed to prepare you to aggressively defend and repel attackers.



Classes are…

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Added by terry joven on March 5, 2013 at 5:32pm — No Comments

2013 Annual UFMAC Membership Drive

ANNUAL 2013 UFMAC CHARTER MEMBERSHIP DRIVE





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Come support the United Filipino Martial Art Council (UFMAC) Organization.

Join the team with your Annual 2013 Charter Membership of $35.00, per person (new members). Renewing membership is $25.00..



The Charter membership will include a UFMAC numbered membership card and entitles you but is not limited to the following Discounts and invitation to special events.



Discounts on UFMAC sponsored FMA…

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Added by terry joven on March 5, 2013 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Indian Travelogue 2 "Bengal Tigers" Bahala Na Graduate Brent Matsuda

I eventually release myself from Varanasi's spell and catch a combination

of planes, trains and automobiles (or rather auto-rickshaws) to Sawai

Madhopur and the gateway to Ranthambore National Park. I've always had a

fascination with big cats and seeing the documentary "Broken Tail" sealed

my fate - I would venture directly into the home turf of Broken Tail

himself, who sadly was killed by a train during his wandering afar from

Ranthambore. But perhaps I would meet…

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Added by terry joven on March 4, 2013 at 11:17am — 3 Comments

Honoring the Big 3

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Added by terry joven on March 4, 2013 at 9:22am — 3 Comments

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