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World Serrada Escrima Federation

The (WSEF) is an international escrima federation that was founded in 2003, by Grandmaster Anthony…See More
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kali eskrima silat inosanto lacoste academy
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kali eskrima silat "inosanto lacoste" by guro Salem Assli
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Defensor Method

The Defensor Method of Filipino-Indonesian Martial Arts headed by Maha Guro Nate Defensor based in…See More
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One stop shopping martial arts - Good for business but is it bad for the martial arts?

There was a time that I recall where martial art schools specialized in one area of martial arts such as karate, Kung Fu, Jujitsu, FMA, Pencak Silat, Muay Tai, etc.

Over the years schools have restructured their curriculum to encompass all of the above and then some. Many martial artists have come to realize the value in exploring other arts but does the business of establishing a sort of Walmart type martial arts school have a negative affect on martial art systems in general?

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