Is This Disarm Legit? Filipino Martial Arts

Discovery through practice is a great learning tool, but it comes with a heavy responsibility to determine if something is a “one hit wonder” or principle/technique that can be effective ongoing.

Paulo with Aperture® and Lou from Combat Science are here with a discovery needing your input. Watch Paulo bait his opponent into an

Angle One strike then take advantage of the gap as that strike ends and before another begins.

After he crashes in on the Angle 1 strike, he sets himself into a superior position and discovers an incidental disarm from his own strikes. Check out the full video and let us know if this disarm can be counted on or if the problems presented by Paulo make it unrealistic.

 

Bobby Taboada | Superhuman Speed & Reflexes

When we think of the legendary systems that have been born in the Philippines we often discuss Balintawak. The very distinctive solo baston method. Balintawak is famous not only for their lighting speed and reactions but also for spearheading the propagation of FMA.

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