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    Value of the combat cane

    I'm curious what opinions are about the utility of the cane (we're talking walking tool here, not in a filipino martial arts sense where a baston is sometimes called a cane). It seems like some systems get really deep into the combat cane stuff and it seems pretty cool. My criticism is that it's...
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    MMA fighter kills intruder

    In the link below huffington post covers a story about MMA fighter Joseph Torres who successfully defended his home from four intruders, two armed with knives. Apparently he killed one intruder (article doesn't mention how) and put another in the hospital with facial injuries. He will not be...
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    More mma bashing....

    The Myth of Pressure Testing How MMA has failed the martial arts. The blog above is the epitome of what I find wrong with the mentality of a lot of traditional martial artist. I'm not sure why so many decry the value of mma when martial artists should embrace mma. If they think the fighters are...
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    FMA contributions to boxing

    It's commonly stated in Filipino martial arts circles that the modern boxing style of punching originated in the PI and came from the method in which Filipino Boxers fought which was based on knife fighting. I've tried to look it up but I can't find any documentation that the modern boxing...
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    Guess I should do this.....

    What's up everyone! Finally joined the site, I've lurked around here a while. I waste a fair amount of time on other martial arts forums so this will add to it. I'm a filipino martial arts practitioner out of Orlando fl, I'm always down to train. Been in martial arts for 10 years started at...
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