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October 2013 Blog Posts (10)

The Basics of Filipino Martial Arts

I have heard people say that there are no basics in Filipino Martial Arts, but that is farther from the true then the Moon! Filipino Martial arts have some very solid basics that make it up. It may get lost sometimes in translation or just in explanation by a teacher but they are present!

Over the years I have had the great fortune to work out with cross train with and go to seminar with many Grand Master, Masters Guros and Instructors. Because of my work-place training as vocational…

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Added by Marc Lawrence on October 28, 2013 at 10:18pm — No Comments

Gm Tony Somera R.I.P.

Post From:

Master Joel Juanitas of Bahala Na Martial Arts Association

 

It is with a heavy heart and great sorrow that I announce the passing of our Great Grand Master Antonio E. Somera at 5:18am on October 28, 2013. Please pray for the Somera and Flores families as they go through this trying time.

Added by terry joven on October 28, 2013 at 10:27am — 21 Comments

Remembering GM Gilbert Tenio

 

From my instructor

 GM Art Gonzalez   Tenio Decuerdas

 

Remembering my instructor today with a grin

Gm Gilbert B Tenio of Stockton CA USA

He was military. He taught me to train under worst case scenario tactics. I train in day time, night time conditions



How can you fight something that you cannot see?

Something you never seen before.

Our acute techniques are for not in these conditions.

Our footwork are for not in bad…

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Added by terry joven on October 25, 2013 at 12:48pm — 1 Comment

Check out how to fight from the setted position!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEMO5-DBUWM

Here is the link to a 6 minute video we shot on how to fight from the seated position. Everybody should practice this. I had someone recently ask me how this was done, did a demonstration at my work on how to do this. Not hard but worth the practice.

Added by Marc Lawrence on October 22, 2013 at 4:21pm — No Comments

Leo Giron Drive Official Decication 10-26-13

STOCKTON - The memory of a Stockton Filipino community stalwart, who left a legacy in the world of martial arts and a storied military career, will be honored Saturday with a street named after him.

Manthey Road at the cross street of Yettner Road in French Camp has been renamed Leo Giron Drive after the World War II veteran and the founder of Bahala Na Martial Arts International studio in Stockton. Leo Giron Drive is near the site of a new veteran's hospital.

"When we talk…

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Added by terry joven on October 22, 2013 at 12:08pm — 3 Comments

WEKAF USA Incorperation has been abolished.

 
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Greetings, Everyone!


As WEKAF USA President, I would like to announce that the WEKAF USA…
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Added by terry joven on October 8, 2013 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Check out my daily Twitter post on Arnis Training

You can find me at filamfighter1- here's todays:There are 4 parts to a stick ion Arnis 1) tip 2)blade 3) handle 4) butt The Trick is to use each part of the stick when fighting!

Added by Marc Lawrence on October 7, 2013 at 11:23am — No Comments

Daily Basic Tips on Arnis de Mano and more!

I have taken to posting daily on twitter tips on being a better Arnisador. You can follow me on twitter @ filamfight1. Besides that just thought for the day based upon the geometry of fighting you have three zones you must defend, these are divided into eight parts from another thought process, there are four ranges you must be able to fight in and five lines you methods must work in. When stop to think about that it creates many different problems and solutions. All of the old Masters…

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Added by Marc Lawrence on October 6, 2013 at 11:32am — 4 Comments

Escrima-Con!

  I talk about meeting Guro Inosanto in Stockton for the first time and the MACE seminar in Manteca. What can Isay Im a stick-fighting fend.

                http://www.blogtalkradio.com/spankyjones/2013/09/04/escrima-con

Added by Ben Cerasi on October 5, 2013 at 6:56pm — No Comments

The Traphand

The traphand is one of the signature techniques of Filipino martial arts. Despite the diversity of Filipino martial arts, the traphand is one aspect that is seen in almost every FMA system from Luzon to Mindanao. To properly explain the use and application of the traphand, Joseph Bautista of Eskabo Daan was asked to give his insight.

 

“The traphand is traditionally the use of the left hand, if you have a weapon in your right hand. But a trap is basically a slap that we use to…

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Added by AJ Ruiz on October 2, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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