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Roy Harris >> FMA Instructor Course, Day Three


2/21/11 12:12 AM
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Roy Harris
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Day Three of the Harris International Filipino Martial Arts Instructor course is over. BOY have these guys come a long way! We've made it through the following areas of training:

 

I. Background

II. Theory

III. Understanding

IV. Weapons

V. Grip

VI. Stance

VII. Footwork

VIII. Body angulation / articulation

IX. Hand and arm movements

X. Loading and unloading

XI. Angles of attack

XII. Basic defenses

XIII. Basic follow ups

XIV. The Sumbrada Progression

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2/21/11 12:17 AM
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 XV. Palasut progression w/ short blade

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4


XVI. Similarities and differences between sword and stick work

XVII. An explanation of the land based arts versus the ship boarding arts

XVIII. Stories from seminars and training abroad

Having a knife pulled on me in Poland

Being jumped by two guys in Switzerland

Resistance to Ilustrisimo within the JKD community

Etc...


 

XIX. Teaching methods and considerations

XX. An introduction to Ilustrisimo

 

At the end of today's lesson, we had just broached the topic of sword and dagger training. I gave them a brief introduction to Kalis Ilustrisimo and explained the differences between it and the other styles I ha trained and observed.

All in all, it was a great day! I look forward to spending day four and five with them. A couple of them have already asked for private training, as well as the dates for the level two course :-D

Roy Harris
Harris International


2/21/11 2:39 PM
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 Man, I am SOOOOO looking forward to seeing all this next week!  The folks here are VERY excited!

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