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Lakas Filipino Martial Arts Podcast Episode 19: Tuhon Apolo Ladra - The Indigenous

Indigenous. Native. Natural.

Inherent to. Originating from. Characteristic of a particular country, region or people.

Tuhon Apolo Ladra is all of these things. He is a bridge. 274 more words


Ave "Maria", one of the best Filipino action films to date. (Pedring Lopez, 2019)

Filipino martial arts – the basis of a lot Jason Bourne’s moves – finally gets a local treatment in Maria. It’s given the respect and attention to fighting detail that it deserves. 1,871 more words


Glad To Be of Service

So this came in.

It’s a great honor to receive this commission to represent the Headquarters organization. Thanks go to those who have supported me up to this moment. 137 more words


Another Day, Another Month

March has been a busy month. Outside of getting through the regular classes we celebrated the Grandmaster’s Centennial, conducted a self protection, defense and awareness seminar at the Philippine Embassy and a meet and greet with the Philippine Senator who wrote the bill that became the law making “Arnis, Eskrima, Kali” into the National Sport and Martial Art of the Philippines. 212 more words


Mang Ben’s 100th

Respect & Honor

Grandmaster, Founder, Mentor, Friend, Family… Mang Ben meant different things to many people. Though he has passed on we celebrate him by continuing his Legacy as he continues to be our inspiration, driving force and a force of nature. 141 more words


In Defense of Tradition

Knowing what are the most important pieces,
where they go and how they go together…

Traditional martial arts has many faces and forms. Some people make so much fuss either for or against it. 364 more words


Eskrima De Campo JDC-IO Book "Out of The Shadows" Pre-Orders

“Out of the shadows” is an upcoming book on Eskrima de Campo JDC-IO, we had at least four photo shoots in Cebu in which I shoot most of them and in Manila to complete the image requirements for this publication. 89 more words