This is the last call for anybody interested in the escrima concepts seminar this weekend at Dublin’s Martial Arts Academy, Magennis Place, Pearse St.
Right opposite the DART station. We are starting at 11am sharp on Sat morning and will be covering weapon and knife defence, blade awareness and self defence/self protection tactics for both civilian and the security industry. The seminar runs Sat 1100 – 1700 and Sunday 1100 – 1500.
€50/day, or €80 for both days. We will also b
In 2006 3 people got together and formed a non political umbrella organisation in the UK in order to promote the Filipino martial arts and ensure it’s quality is maintained at a high level. It was fortunate that one of those 3 was Pat O’Malley, in the last 2 years he has cajoled, bribed and bullied representatives of around 20 styles of FMA to join the council. There are now similar councils in the Philippines (to whom we all answer, yes even Pat!), Italy and New Zealand. I b
I often find that peoples view of the Filipino Martial Arts is somewhat inaccurate. I hope here to put it right. FMA otherwise known as Eskrima, Kali or Arnis are the fighting arts native to the Philippines, and are a complete combat method. Unfortunately the popular view of these arts is that it’s just “Stick Fighting”. This was illustrated most clearly by the owner of the Martial Arts Academy when he offered to make up posters to advertise our class. Guess what we got. Yep,
The last two FMA Festivals were incredible, this one promises to even bigger and better again. To be able to get 16 of the top Filipino Martial Arts masters together on one room for the event of the year is simply not to be missed. The event is fully supported by the British Council of Kali, Eskrima, Arnis Instructors (BCKEAI), which of course is supported by the Philippine Council. What does that mean? It means that every instructor has the backing of a genuine Filipino Gran
Eskrima Concepts Seminar
Martial Art, Self Defence, Security & Sport
Master Steve Tappin Sat 3rd May, 11am – 5 pmSun 4th May, 11am – 3pm
One day €50, 2 Days (Pre book) €80, 2 Days (on Door) €100 Places Are Limited
Venue to be confirmed Master Steve Tappin Has taken time out of his busy schedule (click here to see how busy) to come to Dublin for the 1st Escrima concepts seminar in Ireland.
Steve travels extensively through out Europe and the rest of the world in teaching
Quick note, Steve Tappin of Escrima Concepts has confirmed he will be coming to Ireland to teach a seminar for us. If you’re an eskrimador, martial artist or security professional, don’t miss this opportunity to train with one of the best in the industry. Steve agreed to take time out from his busy schedule (check out the calender page on his website) travelling to teach all over europe, to come to us for the weekend of May 2-4th. Call back for more info, as soon as I get the
Post taken from the Rapid Arnis forum site, view the original posts here
———————————————————————————————– The Black Eagle Society Formation
The Black Eagle Society was founded in the Summer of 1996. The inaugural meeting took place in a wood in Barnet, North London.
The meeting had been arranged by Pat O’Malley and Simon Wells (of LaPunti Arnis de Abaniko) who first tried to get this format of fighting off the ground back in 1992, also in attendance at this first meeting of t
Wild Geese Martial Arts have a close affiliation with the British Council of Kali Escrima Arnis Instructors (http://www.bckeai.co.uk/) and attended both last years FMA festival and this years massive FMA festival. Fortunately, Peter Lewis of Zu-Bu Kails Illustrissimo has saved me the trouble of writing a review, have a look at this special edition of the FMA Digest:http://www.fmadigest.com/Issues/special-issues/2007/Special-Issue_FMAFestival_United-Kingdom.exe Read and enjoy.