Kombat closed on the weekend for Dan Inosanto seminar

Guro Dan Inosanto returns to the Kombat Arts Training Academy next weekend, March 31 to April 1, for another can’t-miss two-day seminar. As a result, classes will be cancelled and the facility will be closed. For more info on the legendary Guru Dan and how to register for his seminar, check out the flyer below. Yes, you can pay at …

Guro Dan Inosanto returns to Kombat Arts in two weeks

The legend Guro Dan Inosanto returns to Toronto/Mississauga with a two-day seminar held March 31-April 1 at the Kombat Arts Training Academy. Don’t miss this chance to learn from a revered martial arts master! Thanks again to Rene, Tyler, Gamma and the Toronto DBMA!

How to Learn Martial Arts: Dan Inosanto’s lessons live on

It’s only been a few weeks since Guro Dan Inosanto’s seminar at Kombat Arts and I’ve already forgotten most of what he taught. That’s one of the charms of an Inosanto seminar; the info comes swiftly, quickly, and in volumes. It’s an approach, though, that JKD students can understand. After decades of diving into a multitude of martial arts, mastering …

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: Interview with the Michigan Project

In this video, Guro Dan Inosanto sits down the Michigan Martial Arts Project and gets more into the academic side of things. This interview is quite recent, so it’s interesting to see Guro Dan reflect on how martial arts have changed over the years. Part two is available below the jump. Ready to learn something? (Note: the volume on these …

Countdown to Inosanto: Always a student

Guro Dan Inosanto holds high rankings in a variety of fighting styles, but despite his reputation as one of the living legends of martial arts he is always and forever a student. He sets an example we all need to take to heart as we continue on our learning journey through the arts, and through life in general. Enjoy this …

Countdown to Inosanto: Black Belt interview, 1995

More classic Dan Inosanto, this time from a 1995 exclusive interview with Black Belt magazine. Guro/Sifu Inosanto talks about his time training under Sigung Bruce Lee, how Lee developed Jeet Kune Do, how his classes were structured, and much more. In this interesting excerpt, Guro Inosanto talks about how his athletic background influenced the type of training equipment Lee used: Because …

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!

Countdown to Inosanto: “Way of the Warrior” on Jeet Kune Do

Way of the Warrior was a series aired by the BBC in 1983 now regarded as classic viewing material for martial artists. Each of its eight episodes delved into a different martial art, exploring its history, philosophy and methods.  Sifu Dan Inosanto is featured in this clip from their episode on kung-fu explaining the theories behind Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune …