The question: How practical in today's world is the use of the stick or sword as a necessary means of self-defense?
A question like the aforementioned one is enough to get many practitioners of FMA triggered. The common rebuttal is often the fact that any object can take the place of the stick or sword. Really? Like what? A tennis racquet, an umbrella, a baseball bat? The problem with this analogy is that just like sticks, normally none of these items are readily…Continue
FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTISTS
I don't know about you, but I collect knives of all kinds for practice and personal protection. Have been doing so for a fairly long time.
Bark River Knives (BRK) makes a very nice Moro Borong, but it in A2 steel. A2 steel is a good steel but because it is a tool steel there are much better steels out there to be had.
I called BRK and they told me that if I wanted to see the Moro Barong in CPM 3V, which is…