Sucker.

Lately, I’ve been inundated with video after video of martial arts experts, combative experts, and street fighting experts pedaling their systems of self-protection, self-defense, and reality based fighting…. Many of these videos have some good material in them. Truly. Some valid ideas and points of clarity. That’s fantastic! I’d say …

Meta-movements

When we describe pencak silat we talk a lot about “meta-movements,” “principals,” “the flower,” “the fruit,” and a lot of different ethereal ideas. Ideas that people outside of our circles, without our training, likely don’t relate to well. Sometimes we even hide behind all of the language, uniforms, and flash …