I'm interested to hear from folks whose primary MA were judo/jujitsu/grappling and then took arnis or escrima and also vice versa. How would you compare your stick skills now to the style of Balintawak. After all it is no secret this style had a little history of combat judo (from what i've...
recently i feel i can control my environment more if i'm inside the chaos than outside. of course i can easily be trampled because of size, but not if someone gets on the floor before me:) .
i'd like to hear more of your thoughts!
Long ago i saw a tape of the founder of this art. Are there anybody here who is familiar with the L-stepping. Just wondering if it actually works with disarms shown..i think he is associated with Dikiti Tirsia, i could be wrong.
in my limited understanding of espada y daga, the use of these two, do not originate or belong in it but only in stick fighting. does anybody have any use for these strikes with swords and also with short blades. i can only imagine using abanico prior to a thrust. maraming salamat po! :asian:
my tiny hands are made for romancing:D
and i want it to stay that way:boxing:
but when doing unconventional systema strikes, those tiny nerves along the back of my hands, fingers and knuckles flares up providing enough discomfort to stop using them.
this happens when my hands are...
some say sparring is closest to a real fight, therefore some stickfighters believe that it will go the ground or suffer overwhelming defeat sooner than we think.
i don't go to tournaments and spar. i have only seen (stick)sparring in videos and web clips and from what i've seen, the...
one of the hardest lesson (for me that is) i am getting used to is 'attaching' with my training partner.
i'm so used to thinking that distance is safety.
please don't tell me it's fear, we're all good looking in my class:rofl: