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Jun Fan Gung Fu / Jeet Kune Do

Bruce Lee taught his philosophy of fighting (Jeet Kune Do) through his personal art of Jun Fan Gung Fu. Lee created Jun Fan Gung Fu by experimenting with many systems, using the essence of each to create an art that was both practical and effective. Wing Chun Kung Fu, Boxing, Fencing, Savate, Tai Chi Chuan and Jujitsu are just some of the arts that Bruce Lee drew from to create Jun Fan Gung Fu / Jeet Kune Do.

 

By using direct lines and angles, continuous motion can be achieved by blending one technique into the next with no wasted motion. What makes Jun Fan/JKD one of the most practical arts today is the use of all ranges of combat. Students will learn to transition between long distance “kicking range”, to middle “boxing range” to close quarter “trapping/grappling range.”

 

“Research your own experience, absorb what is useful, discard what is useless and add what specifically your own.” – Bruce Lee

 
Muay Thai Kickboxing

Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand. Also known as the art of eight limbs, because it utilizes not only punching and kicking, but elbows and knees as well. Though in modern times it is practiced in the ring, it has its routes in the ancient military arts of Thailand.  Not only can this martial art offer self defense, but it is also an incredible work out and will increase your speed, balance, and coordination.

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Maphilindo Silat
 
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Silat is originally a weapons based martial art that uses striking, body angulation, off balancing, joint locking, sweeps, chokes and throws to manipulate and overcome one or more opponents.There are hundreds of systems of silat found throughout Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Southern Philippines. Some styles specialize in close quarter stand up fighting, while other systems focus on fighting from the ground and using techniques to bring their opponent down to them. Each style was influenced by individual weapons, terrain, and culture, but one thing that is constant throughout all silat systems is that they were designed for combat, not for sport. At Patterson Academy of Martial Arts we teach Maphilindo silat, Guro Dan Inosanto’s personal silat system.  It is a combination of many systems that originate from Malaysia (Ma), the Philippines (Phil), and Indonesia (Indo).

Inosanto Kali

Filipino Kali is a martial art that is known as one of the most effective weapons based systems in the world. Kali, however, is a comprehensive art, that includes not just weapons but also boxing, kicking, throws, and grappling. The art not only addresses multiple ranges and weapons but also multiple attackers.  This is due to it’s combative origins in tribal warfare and it’s constant evolution and use in modern warfare. Through the use of free flowing drills, Kali will build skills invaluable in life and martial arts such as awareness, balance, coordination and the ability to use both left and right hands equally well.

 

We proudly teach the Filipino Martial Arts handed down directly from Guro Dan Inosanto.

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Sayok Kali
 
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“All Blade All The Time”

 

Sayoc Kali is a highly evolved Filipino martial art created by Pamana Tuhon Chris Sayoc. The curriculum of Sayoc Kali focuses on the bladed aspects of the Filipino martial arts, and uses multiple training methods unique to Sayoc Kali to develop a skilled practitioner. As an ever evolving system, Sayoc Kali takes the fighting arts of the ancient Philippines and keeps them at the forefront of modern combat.

For more information on Sayoc Kali click here: https://sayoc.com/history/