NY State of Mind

“Inhale deep like the words of my breath.  I never sleep, ’cause sleep is the cousin of death.  I lay puzzle as I backtrack to earlier times, nothing’s equivalent to the New York state of mind.” – Nas, “N.Y. State of Mind” This weekend I had the amazing opportunity to attend Progressive Martial Art’s seminar … More NY State of Mind

Cognitive Benefits of Martial Arts

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

Digital Engrams

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