Sayoc Combat Choreography

Sayoc Combat Choreography (SCC) is the entertainment branch of the Sayoc Global organization. Spearheaded by Tuhon Rafael Kayanan, SCC has produced captivating and frighteningly realistic combative scenes with some of the biggest names in the motion picture and television industry. Guro Dan Inosanto has said that what works in real life doesn’t always look the … More Sayoc Combat Choreography

Flow Drills

“Flow Drills” are training exercises commonly associated with the Filipino Martial Arts. Known by many names such as “Sumbrada Drills” (or simply “Sumbrada”), Transitional Drills or Evolutions, Flow Drills are two-person pre-arranged sequences constructed to convey lessons or develop attributes. Not unlike the two-man sets sometimes found in Chinese Martial Arts, Filipino Flow Drills utilize … More Flow Drills

Book Review: How to Survive The End of the World As We Know It

Part of our training includes planning for any kind of emergency, crisis or disaster.  Whether we are learning to handle violent encounters, medical emergencies or even simply hard times brought on by family expenses like daycare or college, Sayoc and Atienza Kali students are taught to think of scenarios before they occur so we can … More Book Review: How to Survive The End of the World As We Know It

Quote of the Day

Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habits. Watch your habits, they become your character. Character is everything. – Author Unknown (Although commonly attributed to Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Frank Outlaw”, Lao-Tse/Lao Tzu and others.)

My Instructors

This is the first post of many that will showcase clips of my instructors.  IEFMA holds at it’s core Sayoc Kali, Atienza Kali and Inosanto Filipino Martial Arts. Here is a segment of Pamana Tuhon Sayoc discussing blade fundamentals at Sayoc Sama Sama a few years ago: A clip of Tuhon Carl Atienza: And my … More My Instructors