Inosanto LaCoste Kali. The backbone of the Filipino empty hand skills are derived from that of the knife. In a knife fight your entire body if utilized, you can kick. While the Magda Institute Kali system is an eclectic blend that draws from many styles of Filipino Martial Arts, it is the systems of Lacoste-Inosanto Kali. Kali/Escrima is a weapons-based art from the Phillipines. The LaCoste- Inosanto blend system, taught to us by Guro Dan Inosanto, is a.

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These titles were arbitrarily used by two groups, namely the Bisayas and Tagalogs. Concerning the latter point, given what I have seen him deal with over the years, he has my understanding, my sympathy and my deepest respect. Post was not sent – check your email addresses! You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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So, I think his use or rather his introduction to this word of Kali came later on when he met Mr. Log in or Sign up. Studied it for 6 years under one of Inosantos full instructors here in the UK. This appealed to Dan Inosanto and was one of the reasons he began to cross-train with lqcoste instructors. Pat OMalleyOct 12, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here InoxantoDec 4, Pat OMalleyOct 15, With my mind and heart, I cherish the knowledge my instructors have given me.

Dan Inosanto believes LaCoste’s system was one of the best in providing an overall explanation of the Filipino arts and that LaCoste was one of the best all-around instructors with whom inosahto has studied.

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As I have related previously elsewhere, during one of the periodic outbreaks of the JKD wars back in the s in a guest column to Inside Kung Fu, I got something wrong that led to a lot of heat on Guro I. Log in or Sign up. Basic co-ordination and timing is stressed.

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No, create an account now. It was Grand Master Largusa who developed the philosophies and theories of the system. You are also right to ask “Did he just agree to ‘Kali’ when it was mentioned? My position continues to be that the anti-Kalistas have not yet conclusively proven their historical case. Your work ethic and ability are what is noticed. During the s, Villabrille and Largusa were in Hawaii. I am sure that if you were to canvas some of those who trained in the early days late 70’s the material would be different from what has been seen in the 80’s, 90’s, and 00’s.

Sumbrada has twelve stages. I extend the hand of friendship over the hand of war, and look to the Creator for divine guidance. In Modern Arnis, it was quite easy to understand as there is a belt structure and the curriculum is laid out so that there are lacooste distinctions between belt levels.

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In evidence of this I noted the Mirafuentes introduction to Yambao the year on this is not clear to me– I have seen references in this thread to the late s through the late and stated that Guro Inosanto’s usage of Kali came principally from Manong LaCoste. I believe Ilocanos use Kabaro-an. Whenever I quote, “kali is the mother art”, I’m addressing Robin Padilla. So far, I am really enjoying the training and am actually considering driving to another gym that is slightly further away from where I live which offers classes on the off nights from where I am training now.


Your reply is fine. While the Villabrille-Largusa Kali System is taught today for self-defense and fitness, every aspect and characteristic of combat is maintained, practiced, and regarded with the greatest honor and respect. DeeTeeOct 11, Site Under Construction Slowly but surely I’ve implemented changes to the site’s look and functionality.

I did not want to push for further explanation at the time. And please keep in mind, this is just my opinion. Pat OMalleyOct 14, The separation is very clear both technically and verbally.

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That level is basic acquisition of information and system structure. This system was founded by the late Grandmaster Floro Villabrille, but it was broken down and systematized by Grand Master Ben Largusa. I’m sure you have not iced the changes. Claremont Filipino Martial Arts Students, this is the full extended saluatation I described in class.

END Your educated guess notwithstanding, the answer remains the same as stated by me and directly affirmed by Guro Inosanto. Your name or email address: No, create an account now.

You would have to be some one like Joel Clark who travels with him every weekend to know all the possibilities.