16 Nov 2015

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My thoughts about Ronda Rousey VS Holly Holm

Written by Gianfranco

This are my thoughts about the fight in which Ronda Rousey lost her title against Holly Holm in Nov 2015.

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14 Sep 2011

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Filipino Martial Arts Subdivisions

Written by Gianfranco

Filipino MArtial Arts Areas and Subdivisions

In this article I'd like to share my way of identifying the subdivisions for the main areas of the Filipino Martial Arts, especially the empty hands one.

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16 Jan 2011

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Ung Moon. A form invented by Bruce Lee.

Written by Gianfranco

What is the Ung Moon?

The Ung Moon is a form invented by Bruce Lee around 1964-1965, during the Jun Fan Gung Fu era, therefore prior to the foundation of Jeet Kune Do. The name "Ung Moon" means "5 gates", because as a primary pourpose it teaches to deal with attacks from five angles (high left, high right, low left, low right, center).

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25 Dec 2010

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Ikis declinations

Written by Gianfranco

In this article I show 3 differrent declinations for the IKIS.

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15 Dec 2010

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Martial Arts classification

Written by Gianfranco

Confusion and the need to sort it out

One of the many fascinating aspects of martial arts is the variety of styles that co-exist under the same name.

Nevertheless, this huge assortment of styles can easily turn the fascination into confusion, and not only to the novice but even to the expert on the matter.

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