“Because I hate violence. I hate it so much and what it can do to innocent people. That’s why I try to learn many answers to how to combat it so people have a chance to survive and live. That is why I want you to learn – because I know I cannot always be … More Quote of the Day
http://weightfreewellnesspodcast.com/guru-rick-faye/ This is a great interview with Guro Rick Faye of the Minnesota Kali Group, one of the most senior instructors under Guro Dan Inosanto. Here, Guro Rick discusses martial arts attributes, training, cognitive and health benefits, longevity and more.
Lakas Filipino Martial Arts welcomes back Guro Daniel Lonero for his second annual Maryland seminar! Guro Daniel will be covering the Inosanto Method of Filipino Martial Arts and Jeet Kune Do Concepts. This two-day event will be on the weekend of August 20th & 21st at the New West Learning Center / Baltimore Fencing Center … More Guro Daniel Lonero Seminar
It has been a very fulfilling, but very busy summer this year! We started in June with Guro Daniel Lonero’s Filipino Kali and JKD seminar in here in Maryland, then began July with Kali Sayoc Sama Sama down in Florida. Last month in August I flew out to Inosanto Instructor Camp in California, and now … More Constant Growth
“I’m destined to live the dream for all my peeps who never made it Cause yeah, we were beginners in the hood as five percenters But somethin must of got in us cause all of us turned to sinners Now some, restin in peace and some are sittin in San Quentin Others such as myself … More Transmitting Tradition
It’s a new year, and with every new day you have another chance to evolve a new you. Lakas Filipino Martial Arts welcomes back family, friends and students and challenges all those out there to join us in growing as individuals and strengthening our tribe. We are mothers and fathers, artists and professionals, healers and … More New Year’s Evolutions
The UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine recently posted this video of a presentation given by Dr. Robert Bilder, Dr. Janet O’Shea and Guro Paul McCarthy during their Exercise and the Brain Symposium. The demonstration, titled “Cognitive Benefits of Martial Arts” displayed not only some of our basic Kali drills from the Inosanto Academy of … More Cognitive Benefits of Martial Arts
There has been a surge of footage of Filipino Martial Arts masters on blogs and social media recently. Brian Vancise’s blog on The Instinctive Edge is one of the few that frequently posts articles and shares footage. His most recent post shared some old footage of the late Tatang Antonio Illustrisimo, assisted by the recently … More Digital Engrams
Today’s post is authored by guest writer Justin Dohrmann of Impact Martial Arts in Virginia Beach. His instructor, Guro Ervin Quintin is a good friend and brother, and his influence is evident in Justin’s words. “What kind of black belt do you want to be?” This is something that Guro Ervin asks us often, both … More What Kind of Black Belt Do You Want to Be?
I had the privilege this weekend to be able to attend Guro Dan Inosanto’s seminar down in Newport News, VA at East Wind Academy of Martial Arts. Guro Norris Domangue and his crew hosted Guro Dan, his assistant Guro Joel and the rest of us attendees at his facility and it was a great time. … More Motivation Monday