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 …

5 days left for our Chinese New Year special

Our Lunar New Year membership deal is almost over. Take advantage of these great prices while you can, they’re only available until Monday! When: Feb. 1 – Feb. 28 Details: $75 (+tax)/month for 6-month and 1-year memberships $285 (+tax) for 3-month memberships Make the Year of the Rabbit the year that you: Lose Weight While Having Fun Learn Self-Defence Tone …

Last minute Valentine’s Day gift? Try our Lunar New Year membership deals

Not only is today Valentine’s Day, it’s also the official halfway point of our month-long Chinese New Year promotion. Our discounted membership deals are only available until Feb. 28, so act now. Makes for a great gift and is both a fun and healthy couples activity. When: Feb. 1 – Feb. 28 Details: $75 (+tax)/month for 6-month and 1-year memberships …

Video: Anderson Silva’s Muay Boran elbow, Vitor Belfort’s straight blast

In honour of tonight’s big Brazilian showdown between Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort for the UFC Middleweight Championship, let’s marvel again at two of MMA’s best knockouts ever. The first is Anderson’s Silva’s Ong Bak-inspired Muay Boran elbow against Tony Fryklund at Cage Rage 16: Critical Condition. Bloody Elbow shares a tale from Silva’s MMA instructional book about how Silva was …

Chinese New Year Special: discount memberships

To commemorate the turning of the Chinese calendar on Feb. 3, Kombat Arts will be offering a special deal on memberships, available for the entire month. From Feb. 1 – Feb. 28, 3-month, 6-month, and 1-year memberships will be offered at discount prices. Details: $75 (+tax)/month for 6-month and 1-year memberships $285 (+tax) for 3-month memberships Make the Year of …

Happy birthday, Professor!

Today is Professor Salem Assli’s birthday! Although I did the math, I’m not sure if he wants me to post his age (i.e. I’m not sure if I want a chasse bas to the kneecap) — but considering I saw him doing effortless handstands at his Kombat Arts seminar last weekend, age ain’t nothing but a number anyway. Professor, thank …