Bruce Lee was a big advocate of working out and fitness. Any book you read of his is sure to discuss or include one of his fitness plans. He believed that as martial artist we must train our body for optimal performance. Lately after several injuries and new family commitments, my workouts have been based around the perfect push-up by BodyRev. I’d have to say that I’m pleased with its results. Have you been getting your workouts in?
Here are some of the greats when they first started FMA. Can you see the Serrada influence in what their showing here? These same men also learned from Masters Leo Giron, and Bruce Lee.
Check out this Link to a great little martial art book store and their stock on Serrada Eskrima Books.
This was a great TED talk about the cognitive benefits of training FMA. Pretty cool lecture.
The focus of Arts into a NonClassical Set. I really like the way Sifu Joe has blended his Escrima, WingChun, Silat, and Kenpo. I feel like this is our mission also, to beable to blend the “essential” concepts of these other arts into our Eskrima skills.