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Chicago Area Upcoming Seminars related to Defensor Method

October 18, 2009 9:30am - 12:30pm - 3-Hour Serrada II Seminar on counters, flow sparring, lock n'block,& group drills.This is a continuation of Serrada material from the September 20th seminar. Attendees are advised to possess some knowledge of Serrada and/or Defensor Method Basic Counters. Counters for angles 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, & 8 will be covered. A brief review of the Garimot System will also be covered in preparation for Gat Puno Abon Baet's Chicago visit. To be held at 810 West Montrose, Chicago, IL. Free Parking. Cost: $18.

Garimot System Seminar by Gat Puno "Abon" Baet::
Saturday, October 24th from 3:30pm to 7:30pm at Fonseca Martial Arts, 823 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202, Cost $70 for one day, $90 for both days at Fonseca Martial Arts.
Materials covered: Cinco Teros Bunot Armas (Drawing the Sword) Cinco Teros Doble Baston (Double Stick fighting) , Tres Puntos Abecedario (ABC's of knife fighting solo and two-man drill).
Contact: Mike Eugenio - 847-866-0200

Sunday October 25th from 9:00am - 12pm at 810 W. Montrose, Chicago, IL, Please park and enter by the Loading Dock of the Building at the Montrose entrance. Cost: $30 for 3 Hours. Topics include: Moro-Moro, Siete Colores basic 7, and if time permitting, the 12-basic Cinco Teros & the demonstration of the Pamaltasiya of the Garimot System which hails from Laguna Province, Philppines. Come see the Man who is undefeated in 300 fights in No-Padded Stickfighting and learn the concepts of the Original Sunflower footwork of Laguna Arnis Federation.
Find out why Gat Puno "Abon" Baet is known as a "charismatic" teacher of FMA and the "Kingpin" of Florida.
Contact: Guro Nate Defensor - 847-239-3990

Sunday, October 25th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Fonseca Martial Arts, 823 Chicago Avenue, Evanston, IL 60202, Cost $70 for one day, $90 for both days at Fonseca Martial Arts.
Materials covered: Buno (Grappling) basic pushing and pulling andBuno (Grappling) basic standing lock flows . Buno (Grappling) basic ground work, takedowns .
Contact: Mike Eugenio - 847-866-0200

November 8, 2009 9:30am - 12:30pm - 3-Hour DM Silat Seminar. Topics: Djuroes, Sambuts, Entries, Langkahs, Takedowns, & "Flower Dance". Cost: $18. To be held at 810 W. Montrose, Chicago, IL.

November 15. 2009, "Uncle Bill" aka Bapak Willem de Thouars of Kuntao-Silat will be holding a seminar at 810 W. Montrose Ave., Chicago, IL. 9am-2pm. Willem "Uncle Bill" DeThouars comes from a family of fighting men who have lived the unique syncretic fighting arts found in West Java for generations. From out of these war-torn jungles comes an art that is simple, direct & brutally effective. An art from a time where your martial art was your shield agaist sudden death. An art perfected through a lifetime of practice & real use. The art of Kuntao Silat DeThouars. No matter what you practice-Kali,Silat,Kung Fu,MMA or something else, you do not want to miss this chance to learn at the hand of one of the last 'old masters'. Who learned in a time when those terms actually meant something. Uncle Bill delivers so much information with such joy and energy that you are bound to walk away with new insights, ideas, and innovations for your personal martial practice. Join us for this rare opportunity to train with the man who brought this art to America and heads the single largest global Kuntao Silat family.

$75 if paid by November 5 (mail) November 10
(online) $90 at the door.
Online Registration information:
Register by Mail: Make $75 Check or Money Order payable to Spiral Sky
Mail to: Spiral Sky
444 E. Roosevelt Road Suite 155, Lombard Il 60148

Katipunan 2010 in Chicago - Summer of 2010 at Labagh Woods, Foster and Cicero in Chicago. More announcements later.
More Events at 810 W. Montrose, Chicago, IL:
Defensor Method Seminar &Testing Schedule. Possible Candidates please email your intent if you plan on testing.
Sunday, November 22, 2009, 12:00am-4:00pm Level 1b Seminar & Test. Cost: $50
Sunday, January 10, 2009, 12:00am-4:00pm Level 1c Seminar & Test. Cost: $50

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