The Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) distinguish themselves from all other martial art and self-defense training disciplines through their systems of training Weaponry first, WEAPONS - EMPTY-HANDS - WEAPONS, the most time efficient and skill effective training methodology, and essential training and education in parallel Military Strategy, Tactics, and Techniques. This enables the student to learn and develop one strategic method of study, practice, and application of personal Security, Safety, and Fitness. The foundation strategy of FMA is: Protection from all attacks. Destruction of opponent(s) weapons. Domination of any combat or self-defense situation. The study of FMA WILL DEVELOP: - Strategic Footwork maneuvering that will enable you to Bridge, Attack, Quarter, and Neutralize your Opponent while Evading and Countering your Opponents' Strikes and Attacks. EXECUTE TACTICAL FOOTWORK IN TRAINING, SPARRING AND COMBAT AND NEVER BE HIT. - Proper execution of combat Blade Fighting Strategy, Tactics, and Techniques. COMBAT BLADE FIGHTING - NOT SPORT STICK FIGHTING. - Complete Empty-Hands close-quarters combat skills to Preempt Attacks, Destroy an Opponents Guard and Entries, and Dominate an Adversary through the use of all natural weapons of the body. THE TOTALITY OF FIGHTING WITH LETHAL EMPTY-HANDS SKILLS Join us on the 17th at Encinitas Community Park from 10AM-2PM for an FMA workshop. All styles and levels welcome! What to bring: Rattan sticks Training knives Eye and hand protection Hydration/snacks Cost:$40 Inquire for additional details. 760-270-2495 Hope to see you out there.