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May 2012 Blog Posts (7)

Combat Simulation: A Staple Secret of Filipino Martial Arts

In the Filipino martial arts, the practicality and applicability of concepts and techniques in the real-world is of the utmost importance.  Since their inception, the Filipino martial arts have been "reality-based" systems developed by people with actual combat experience.  Even though most of the actual combat experience of these "masters" was limited by the areas in which they traveled (Basically limited to certain regions of the Philippines, but also where Filipinos migrated for work. …


Added by Guro Ollie on May 31, 2012 at 8:52pm — 3 Comments

PALIS-SAGASA by Dr. Guillermo Lengson and Sony P. Sy

To all students of mine in the field of martial art (NHS Arnis Pilipino,U.E. and P.S.B.A. Karate Arnis Taekwondo Alliance) the styles and method of training we use is called PALIS-SAGASA taught to me by the late Dr.Guilermo Lengson Grandmaster in Arnis and Karate ( KAFEPHIL). Palis (Palo-Alis) or Attack and side stepping,dodging.slashing techiques and away from the line of attack . SAGASA - a series of attacks and blocking techniques,a physical and mental conditioning of the…


Added by Sony P. Sy on May 26, 2012 at 11:35pm — 1 Comment

Memorial Day

Bahalanamulti-style would like to salute & pay our respects to all serviceman that have that have given the ultimate sacrifice and have given up  there lives in defense of their country.

We would also like to salute all personel past & present that have put their lives on the line for their country.…


Added by terry joven on May 25, 2012 at 11:56am — No Comments

Interview with Weapons Master and Pankration Master Spencer Gee

Listen to this interview here.

Tim: Today I’m speaking with Master Guru Spencer Gee from Two Worlds Fitness Center in Greenville, New York. Master Gee represented the US in 1981 for their 1st Wushu Tour to the People’s Republic of China. He’s a personal trainer, an aerobics instructor and…


Added by Tim Johnson on May 24, 2012 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Interview with Ron Balicki

Listen to the full with Ron interview here.

"What's better; a Porsche or a tank?" is a question Sifu/Guru Ron Balicki poses on the differences and methods of adaptation between styles of martial arts. And he reminds us that Bruce Lee encouraged practitioners to "be more important…


Added by Tim Johnson on May 24, 2012 at 1:27pm — No Comments

Ten years after

We had just come back from a day of sightseeing after having taught a huge seminar in Milano, Italy.  My wife and I were preparing for a well deserved rest.  The phone in our room rang and I knew without picking it up what had happened.  It was nearly 10:00 at night.  We got the call that Grand Master Leo Giron had passed away.  Maria jumped into action and by 3:00 AM, we were booked on the next flight back to California.  Fortunately, we had already completed the seminar and so we bid a…


Added by Guro Lawrence Motta on May 22, 2012 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Filipino Martial Arts: The Ultimate Tool for Combative Self-Expression

Whenever people talk about martial arts, the conversation inevitably turns to style.  Almost every conversation that I have participated in has gone in this direction.  I am often asked, “Which style do you think is the best?”  To this, my usual reply is, “What is a style?”  This seems to dumbfound people.  But nevertheless, the question must be addressed:  What is a style?


Ever since martial arts have gone mainstream, the highlight has always been on style.  There are many…


Added by Guro Ollie on May 10, 2012 at 2:37pm — 10 Comments

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