September 2011 Blog Posts (7)

Eskrimadores FMA: A website dedicated to Filipino Martial Arts

I have started a blog about FMA on the following website:


I invite my fellow FMA enthusiasts and practitioners and if you are a tumblr user you can follow me as well. One of my interests besides FMA is Filipino History, so they kind of complement each other. I use historical records to explain the development of FMA from the time of the first Filipino inhabitants (negritos) to the modern era…


Added by Vince Tabora on September 29, 2011 at 12:16am — No Comments

need a training partner

 Hay, is there anyone out there in the general Toronto area who would like to do some training and idea swapping no money involved for mutual benefit and fun? Any response is welcome as I can not find anyone to train with and can not afford classes right now but I do not want to stop training. My thank you for response in advance.

Added by adam on September 17, 2011 at 11:23am — 1 Comment

Guro’s Blog #2. Stumbling Stones or Stepping Stones?

Whether you are lifelong martial arts practitioner or a novice just starting your journey you probably have or will at one point during your progression encounter stumbling blocks in either the inability to perform a technique, remember a kata or even worse through the introduction of an injury inflicted during training.  How we respond to these moments of frustration and disappointment depends entirely on our mindset and objectives. 

I have seen students who have the natural talent…


Added by Michael Cardenas on September 15, 2011 at 10:39am — 4 Comments

Life Changes from Sept.11th events

Sept 11th, 2001 created  a chain of events that is still moving forward today. This event was our generations "Pearl Harbor". I work as Firefighter so the events are very real still today. I was dropping my son off at my in-law's house for child care when the incident took place.  It is the series of events that happen after that stands out. This one of several that occurred for me.

A friend of mine pointed out that those events would have never happen on Chinese, Japanese, Koren or…


Added by Marc Lawrence on September 12, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

Upcoming Demonstration at FPAC Festival Sept.11

The South Bay FMA club is doing public demonstration of Filipino Martial Arts as part of the FPAC -Festival Philippine Arts & Culture in San Pedro California, on Sunday Sept.11th. It will be at Point Fermin Park at the end of Gaffey street. We will be on the Generations stage at 1pm. Please come down and support us. Our kids will be demonstrating sparring WEKAF style, Sparring USFMAF style the audlts will demonstrating single stick fighting double stick fighting, hand on weapon methods and… Continue

Added by Marc Lawrence on September 3, 2011 at 10:45am — No Comments

The Fighting sarong.

Hey I have a question for anyone willing to answer. I am looking to buy a fighting sarong and am haveing trouble finding one. Does anyone know where in Toronto or the GTA I can buy one? Thank you to anyone who takes the time to answer.

Added by adam on September 2, 2011 at 8:57am — 3 Comments

Benefit Seminar for GM Bobby Taboada

When:        Sunday, September 25 ·  2:30pm -  5:30pm


Where:       Five star Martial Arts

                 4201 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 105

                 Los Angeles, CA 90010


Featuring Instructors: Gm Nene Gaabucayan of NNG BALINTAWAK INTL.

Gm Virgil…


Added by Sonny Sison on September 1, 2011 at 11:19pm — No Comments

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