Kali Practice Session Tomorrow at Kombat Arts

Hey guys, if you want to get some extra Kali training in, or get ready for some upcoming Full Contact Stick Fighting matches, then come by Kombat Arts tomorrow from 11 to 130 tomorrow. Training will be conducted by Rene Cocolo. Here is a video of the last Beat the Crap Out of Cancer event…just in case you missed it.

Countdown to Inosanto: Smithsonian Institute demonstrations

Guro Dan Inosanto visited the Smithsonian Institute a couple of years back to participate in a talk on the Filipino martial arts. This is technically a re-post, but it’s great material to revisit before Guro Dan’s seminar at Kombat Arts next week or to check out if you missed it the first time around. It really showcases the level of …

Countdown to Inosanto: “Way of the Warrior” on Eskrima

Here’s one more vintage clip from the BBC’s Way of the Warrior series, this time featuring Guro Dan Inosanto talking about the Filipino weapons systems, why they’re effective, and how they differ from the Chinese arts. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQfnJYKbmGA?rel=0&w=640&h=510] The Kombat Arts Training Academy is proud to host Sifu/Guro Dan Inosanto for a two-day seminar in April!

Sifu Salem Assli seminar at the end of the month

Awesome news everyone, the Professor is back in town and at Kombat on Nov. 27-28. Check the flyer for details, and note that the deadline for pre-payment discount is this Thursday. Professor/Sifu Salem Assli is a full instructor in Jun Fan and Kali under Guro Dan Inosanto, a 2nd Degree Silver Glove in Savate, and a full instructor in Thai …

Video: Smithsonian discussion on Filipino martial arts

Check out this awesome talk hosted by the Smithsonian Institute on Filipino Martial Arts (FMA). It features Guro Dan Inosanto doing some amazingly smooth empty-hand and weapons demonstrations, as well as discussions with other experts on the history of Filipino boxers including Pancho Villa and Flash Elorde. A very comprehensive primer on FMA covering everything from theory, to history, to …