December 2010 Blog Posts (13)

Why Martial Arts is more than just Punching and Kicking.

To many, martial arts may be seen as non conducive to the positive development of a child or an adult. By some, its practice can be viewed as barbaric and counterproductive to a civilized society. As you can probably guess, I disagree.

Martial Arts, under the proper guidance has the ability to teach individuals about physical fitness, goal setting, determination, team work, discipline, leadership, and the value of hard work. While I do not consider myself a scholar by any stretch of the…

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Added by Michael Cardenas on December 30, 2010 at 1:50pm — 3 Comments

introducing myself

Hi, this is David Beck.  I'm a full time performance engineer for Sabre Holdings and a part-time martial artist.  I grew up in Ohio and Iowa.  Started co-op internships with Texas Instruments between terms at Iowa State University, hired on with them after graduation, and have been in the Dallas area ever since.  Married with one daughter.

I started serious martial arts study in 1983, Hapkido with Master Yong Chin Pak.  Also studied Taekwondo with him beginning about 1985.  In those…

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Added by David N. Beck on December 30, 2010 at 12:11pm — 1 Comment

IPMAF 2010 Year-End Wrap-Up

 

2009 WAS BAD. 2010 WAS THE WORST.

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Added by Alexander Bautista Bayot France on December 29, 2010 at 4:21am — 12 Comments

Richard D Bores New DVD seminar

Just out is the Irish Richard D e Bores seminar Nov 28/29 can be got from Liam McDonald  087 9956569 silat europe. Reccommend it to anyone interested in FMA. Includes empty hand and knife work.

Added by James T Kearney on December 25, 2010 at 5:37pm — No Comments

FILIPINO & NEPAL KHUKURI MARTIAL ARTS ARE SIMILAR IN MOVEMENTS

FILIPINO AND NEPAL KHUKURI MARTIAL ARTS

There is n o different compaire to Pilipino and Nepal Khukuri Martial Arts, Because in Pilipono art they use 2 sticks for fighting and similar in Khukuri arts of Nepal they use…

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Added by Soke Dr.Jagdish Singh Khatri on December 17, 2010 at 9:22am — 4 Comments

More of Wolves, Sheep-dogs and Sheep-In Wolf Territory

The other day I had to go to a rough neighborhood for an appointment at the state one stop/EDD office. That being said I knew I was going into a area where you would say there were many wolves waiting to pray on the weak. there are homeless on the street, poor people digging through the trash, folks panhandling, and crimnal types just kind of lurking around. Instead of wearing office attire that would have set me up for being a target, I dressed like I belonged around there, I wore just the…

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Added by Marc Lawrence on December 14, 2010 at 3:05pm — 1 Comment

Questionable Intent

Here is a link to Guro Glen Abrescy's blog spot, please see Glen's responce to some cleverly edited video "Propaganda". This video was made obviously to attack Leo's former Head Instructor Dexter Labonog and his son Michael Giron. I do not think that when Leo made this video, he intended it to be used in this manner. This is truly "disrespectful" to the memory of a truly honorable…
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Added by terry joven on December 14, 2010 at 11:30am — 53 Comments

Grand Professor Leo T. Fong "Bruce Lee's Other Protege"

In 1972,upon Bruce Lee's suggestion;GP

Leo T. Fong became one of Bruce…

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Added by Grandmaster "D" on December 13, 2010 at 7:22pm — No Comments

A story of Wolves, Sheep Dogs and Sheep

Last night I went to charity event, where I had donated for the group hosting the event a hand-made wooden Kampilan sword and two wooden dagas. They are made out of Selang Batu wood. ( I posted a picture of the sword in my picture album)

My host is very involved in her church…

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Added by Marc Lawrence on December 13, 2010 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Kali & The Ethereal Connection





'Kali & The Ethereal Connection'

By…

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Added by Grandmaster "D" on December 8, 2010 at 5:54pm — 2 Comments

The Wilton War Games

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Added by terry joven on December 8, 2010 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Derobio Eskrima Creed



Derobio Eskrimador Creed



“An Escrimador(a) must have the wisdom and discretion to know when to use his/her art. When forced to use it, he/she must show humanity against

aggressors who cannot defend against it and the humbleness not to boast

about the power he/she holds. In…
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Added by Tasi H. ALO on December 8, 2010 at 12:00am — No Comments

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