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June 2015 Blog Posts (4)

Ten Reasons to Try Filipino Martial Arts

The beginning of the post:

"Modern Arnis, a Filipino Martial Art,  has been around since at least 1957 when it was introduced to the public by the late Professor Remy A. Presas. There are many elements to Modern Arnis including stick work, joint locks, ground controls, knife defence, empty hands,and espada y daga. It’s not just a martial art; it’s a great self defense system!"



To find out the 10 Reasons to Try Filipino Martial Arts, click …

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Added by Brian Johns on June 20, 2015 at 7:43am — No Comments

Rename

The Martiatial Concepts assoc. name i have been using since 1985, is no longer used. I am now simply Morales' Escrima-Kuntaw. Certificates and all other material will be changed to accordingly. 

Added by Joel Morales on June 19, 2015 at 11:15am — No Comments

Over Structuring

Can martial arts be over structured?



Structure is very important in almost everything we do in life. In the military structure equals efficiency and is effective in the movement and training of large groups. The same holds true for the martial arts in that when you take a person that knows nothing or very little about the martial arts, it requires structure in order to get them through the different stages of training.



Students are comfortable with a structured curriculum… Continue

Added by Zach Jenkins on June 10, 2015 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

Creating a Fighting System

What goes into the creation of a new martial art, style, or system?



In my opinion there are degrees of separation when it comes to the martial arts. You have an art, a system, and a style. Being a professional artist I always think of art as being creative. A system to me is a method of doing something and a style is how a person interprets what they learned.



In order for a martial art system to work as it is intended, it must be tested. Much like theories must go through… Continue

Added by Zach Jenkins on June 5, 2015 at 9:54am — 11 Comments

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