A Memory

“YES!” His shout was genuine, followed by his infectious laughter. I hear his voice still. Slightly husky, raspy, warm. I had heard it sternly and calmly across wood tables, late into the night. I had heard it call out in hot summer fields and under humid tents and in hotel ballrooms. But that night, over … More A Memory

Guro Daniel Lonero – Maryland Seminar 2017

This past Labor Day Weekend, Lakas Filipino Martial Arts was privileged to host Guro Daniel Lonero for our third annual seminar. What started two years ago as a collaboration with Mark Eveleigh has now become an annual event. This year’s location was new, about half an hour North of Baltimore City into the county. Lakas … More Guro Daniel Lonero – Maryland Seminar 2017

Crush Each Day

Tuhon Rafael Kayanan of Sayoc Kali wrote, “Inspiration is triggered by our creative habits, it does not originate from a vacuum” and it has always remained with me. While I agree in sentiment that we don’t need calendar years to change our lives, I do like the idea of using our life’s markers as moments … More Crush Each Day

Atienza Kali Training Group Session

This past Sunday, Guro Leo Manalo led our Atienza Kali Training Group Session in Maryland.  Hosted by Guro Dr. Bob Shin in Columbia, students and instructors in the Maharlika Martial Arts lineage included Lakas Filipino Martial Arts, Tacoma Park Sayoc, North Baltimore Sayoc and Impact Martial Arts Academy, and traveledas far away as Reston and … More Atienza Kali Training Group Session

Atienza Kali Maryland Training Group Session

Maharlika Martial Arts is excited to welcome Guro Leo Manalo back to Maryland for our Atienza Kali Training Group session.  Guro Leo is a Full Instructor in Atienza Kali and we’ve had the privilege of his training and guidance for the last three years.  Our school, Maharlika Martial Arts is both an official Sayoc Kali … More Atienza Kali Maryland Training Group Session