While this applies to the art that I teach (Modern Arnis), this can apply to any FMA. :-)
Many of my kids are 5 to 8 years old and are a lot of fun to teach. You need a lot of patience. :-)
The beginning of the article:
"Yesterday, we covered the first 7 benefits that children can gain from training in Modern Arnis.
Today, we cover more benefits that children can gain from…Continue
Added by Brian Johns on May 30, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments
Occasionally, I get asked if I teach the whole Counterpoint Tactical System curriculum, or if I will teach knife material only. In an effort to maintain a level of quality instruction, I teach from the curriculum, and my…Continue
Added by Eric Primm on May 28, 2015 at 7:29am — No Comments
Ever since ITAK Clothing opened back on April 2nd, 2015, the FMA community has been very helpful and supportive. Our friends in the social media has been increasing. I even had the chance to talk to some fellow practitioners who have helped our brand spread either via word of mouth or through other social media. I am very thankful and appreciate all your continued support.
With the community's help, we are able to attend as a vendor for the upcoming June and July events. We will…Continue
Added by Marc Mendoza on May 18, 2015 at 11:55pm — No Comments
The beginning of this post: "Often I’ll tell my students “Change partners!” during class. Why? Because it’s good for all of us. In this article, I list seven benefits of changing and working with different partners."
Read the rest of this post at: 7 Benefits of Changing Partners
"There are some in the FMA community who argue against set patterns believing that dynamism does not come out of set patterns, whether it be a form/kata/or anyos or flow drills. The thinking is that time would be better spent giving students problems to solve and figure things out on a trial and error basis. According to them, you should spend more…Continue
This past weekend, May 1st-3rd, Master Zach Whitson, founder of Counterpoint Tactical System, was in St. Louis, MO to conduct training. Friday afternoon we had an advanced class on double stick tactics and sparring. Saturday was the seminar. The morning session was dedicated to trapping in corto range sparring from Cacoy Doce Pares. The afternoon session was…Continue
Added by Eric Primm on May 8, 2015 at 1:03pm — No Comments
I teach Modern Arnis in Oshawa and blog regularly about my art as well as other FMAs. Here's the latest blog. Enjoy! :-)
Added by Brian Johns on May 2, 2015 at 8:51am — No Comments