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Sikaran/Arnis classes?

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by Glockerstein, Jul 21, 2007.

  1. Glockerstein

    Glockerstein Pinoy Warrior

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    Oct 28, 2006
    Masada, Israel
    I want to take an Sikaran/Arnis course, but can't seem to find a notable school in my area of southern CA. Specifically, in the Los Angeles area. I've only found Tae Kwon Do, Karate, etc., but haven't no pinoy martial arts.

    Does my fellow bretherens have a contact, website or reference to help me out?

    Salamat Glockers!
     
  2. Re: [luxid] Sikaran/Arnis Instruction in LA?--



    There are numerous eskrima groups in L.A., but unlike
    your regular martial arts like karate, you won't find them
    in the yellow pages or strip malls in the city.

    Most of the major styles are represented in southern
    California. There are many name arnisadors who do
    not formally have schools but teach on the national
    circuit or conduct seminars or give private lessons,
    like yours truly.

    I even belong to a forum that answers questions like
    that one. To answer that question, they will ask
    (1) what part of southern california or los angeles do
    you live in? how far will you drive to a class?
    (2) what exactly are you looking for--any particular
    style, (dozens, just like karate), a particular aspect of
    arnis (as a sport, self-defense, etc. just like karate).?

    he can email me directly and i will try to help him.
    to give you a flavor, he can go to my websites or
    similar websites:
    www.tipunan.com
    www.filipinofightingartsintl.com
    www.filipinomartialartsmuseum.com
    www.bakbakan.com - my friend rey galang's website

    LogiMan
    Commissioner for North America, International
    Modern Arnis Federation of the Phil (IMAFP)
    Founder, Tipunan International
     


  3. DA_NINJA

    DA_NINJA

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    Jan 24, 2003
    C®OK COUNTY, IL
    uy okey ito ah, baka may maibibigay ka din dito naman sa chicago.....would appreciate it a lot....thanks!
     
  4. vega

    vega

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    Sep 29, 2001
    SoCal
    Escrima was just featured in History channel, the guy tackling the carabao was hilarious!
     
  5. Neo Headhunter

    Neo Headhunter

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    Dec 23, 2006
    Florida
    Try Filipino Combat Systems website we have a listing in the links page for FMA sites www.fcskali.com
     
  6. Neo Headhunter

    Neo Headhunter

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    Dec 23, 2006
    Florida
  7. how about krav maga? the israeli martial art, is there one in the L.A county area?