Rant of the day: can you genuinely say that you know and are entitled to teach an art when you never went to the land of its birth or met its greatest exponents? Well, I came to realise that I have access to excellent teachers right here at home, but the insights, stories and depth of understanding I gained in Philippines, Korea or Brunei can never be underestimated 😇👍🏼😉 Study a subject as deeply as possible, always. ... See more
The most comprehensive and complete syllabus compiled in English on the Nickelstick Balintawak System by my dear friend Guru Christos
A momentum of our short exposure to Grand Master Locke. A full circle return of Tangsoodo to its Chinese roots.
My record and official grades in the MKG Syllabus and Real Combat Method under the dynamic duo Mick Tully and Al Peasland, Masterclass series 2011. Made some lifetime friendships in that program.
Goshinkwai Yawara Jiu Jitsu was one of the most interesting styles I studied. It is with sadness that I had to discontinue after reaching Brown Belt. The unfinished sense never stops tingling me 🤔
It is very important to know your knives for self defence and zombie apocalypse #cmswarriors💛🖤 #ssbdLondon #arniskali #balintawakcuentada #balintawakeskrima #hapkido
The Combined Martial Systems Academy has been active since March 2009 as a platform to share and evolve various aspects of self defence, sport, martial disciplines and combatives, both modern and traditional.