What is Great
About Training With Us?
First of all it is easy on the
joints. As we are a soft style art, using the attacker's strength
against himself. That is why women do so well in this art. Plus you
don't have physical contact at first. So it is easy on the body,
until you are conditioned, thus lessening the chance of injury.
Also, when you are ready to test for your black belt, you get the
chance to get it directly from Grandmaster Presas.
Arnis is one of the only arts to
teach weapons first. What happens when you train with sticks first
is that you learn eye hand coordination along with developing speed
skills on how to strike and block.
People always come up and tell me
I don't carry any sticks with me when I go out. Stick techniques
translate to the hand and if the attacker uses a bat or a club you
should be able to deal with it. By starting with something as simple
as JUST MOVING, all the way to taking the weapon away. Most of all
in knowing how to get out of danger so you can escape.
It is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce the relocation of our facility. Our school is located at 15875 SE 114th, Suite O, Clackamas, OR, 97015. Please contact Master Mike Bowers for further deatails.