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Tag Archives: stick fighting

The Life and Times of American Martial Arts Pioneer Donn F. Draeger, Part 1

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Learn how this iconic martial arts researcher was introduced to judo, jujutsu, kendo, iaido and other budo and bujutsu — and how he immersed himself in each discipline.
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Posted in Western Martial Arts History.

Hwa Rang Do Weapons: Taejoon Lee and the Korean Martial Art’s New Spin on Traditional Sword and Stick Fighting (Part 2)

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Taejoon Lee concludes his discussion of hwa rang do’s sword-fighting modifications which led to the terms “gumtoogi” (sword combat) and “bongtoogi” (stick combat). As a bonus, he demonstrates a technique using double short swords!
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Posted in Hwa Rang Do.

FMA Up Close: Arnis Grandmaster Crispulo Atillo

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Few people in the world can truly be called a grandmaster of arnis. Fewer still have studied with the original Filipino masters or fought in stick “death matches.” Crispulo Atillo is one of those rare people.
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Posted in Escrima.