ITAK Clothing attended this years GSBA USA Regional Tournament, and helped sponsor this great event. A lot of great aspiring fighters represented their respected schools, to qualify for the Nationals and on to the Championship. Schools from around California participated in this event, including the schools from the North Bay. This event was hosted by Francis Serrano, of the FMA School (www.fmaschool.com), and the turnout was great. There were raffles…Continue
Added by Marc Mendoza on July 28, 2015 at 2:10pm — No Comments
This year's SEACAF has the honour of being attended by two Special Guest
Instructors from California: Master Mark Mikita (http://fightology.com/)
from Los Angeles, and Maestro Dexter Labonog, Head Instructor of Bahala Na
Multi-Style in Stockton, California. We also have the privilege of
attendance by Tom dyTang, designated head of the Kalis Ilustrisimo Orihinal
Repeticion lineage under Grandmaster Tony Diego. It is…
Added by terry joven on July 21, 2015 at 5:48pm — No Comments
So, I was going over some video files and decided to put something together. Hope you guys like it. It's a mixture of drills, 12 basic strikes, lock and block, and sinawali. Towards the end, I put a clip of a demo we did back in the day for a church group here in our area. I choreographed it mixing in the the lock and block drill, espada y daga style. Then moving on to the sumbrada... (continued…Continue
It was another sunny day over the weekend, and I was lucky that I got off work early. Called over some friends and had them come over to record some videos. We usually do this just to go over some lessons, drills, that we previously learned.
We started off with some basic drills that we usually do and work from there. Then we went on to some basic knife defense. Trying to get the ins and outs, going over those “what ifs” situations. Then went over some hand to…
Added by Marc Mendoza on July 14, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
I wrote this up for my website as a way to entice folks to join my classes at the local community centre.
The beginning of this post:
"This post delves briefly into what to expect in the first Modern Arnis/Filipino Martial Arts class and applies equally to children and adults.
For starters, you can expect a hell of a lot of fun!
You can expect to start on a fascinating journey through…Continue
Added by Brian Johns on July 11, 2015 at 10:06am — No Comments
Once again I cant begin to express how thankful I am to the Babao family for all their help and support in putting together these Las Vegas seminars twice a year. God willing we will have many more .
GM Zena Babao , Master Narrison Babao , & Master Jack Babao came out this time , Maestro Kris Babao would also have been there but had a young one get sick in the last minute, for us parents we know how that goes lol .Masters Nar and Jack held a great seminar showing angles 7…Continue
Happy 4th of July!
In the beginning of this post, I said: "In this post, I discuss the 5 benefits of teaching private martial arts lessons from an instructor’s perspective. The obvious financial aspect will not be discussed. Instead, I will discuss several benefits that instructors can derive from teaching private lessons."
This post obviously applies to FMAs.
Added by Brian Johns on July 4, 2015 at 11:12am — No Comments