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 that you should look at…


SEPTEMBER 24th and 25th, 2016 (Details below) (REGISTRATION IS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST)   If you’re not familiar with Combat Silat, you will be exposed to street ready silat that is systematic AND organic! I’ll be focusing on giving you the tools to see it coming, being pro-active rather than reactive, and even whether there…

VLOG 6 & Being prepared.

Preparedness is not a moment in time. Being. Prepared. Is a current state of living. It requires attendance. It requires study. It requires training. It requires practice. And it requires testing. (See previous blog post.) It doesn’t just happen.

Manifesto Series

3. Train hard. Train consistently. Be forever a student so that you will not know when you have gained great skill. May it even surprise you! Besides, it would be a shame to rise up in ability and then stop training because you have assumed success. True success is the person who finishes the race!

Pencak Silat: Combat or More?

For some, the study of pencak silat is a hobby. It’s something we do for fun, or exercise, or social interaction. It can also be that we may feel the need to protect ourselves or others. Lastly, it may even be a drive we have to generate self-confidence. To me, and hopefully the students and…

“My first thought was, who am I to teach?”