Most recent event:
Celebrate Wilton 2008
Morning Star Martial Arts, jointly with Peter Freedman's
Boston Arnis Club,
presented a martial arts demonstration at the
“Celebrate Wilton" festival on the
afternoon of June 7th, 2008. Braving
extremely hot and humid conditions,
on a blacktop road with temperatures in the nineties, the students of both schools
to showcase the beauty
of their art.
The demo began with two beginner students
Star Martial Arts performing
basics and the American Kenpo forms
I and Long I.
The director of the school,
Carol Mannarino, then
explained and performed
the advanced form, Short Form III.
(Please click on photo at left for a larger image.)
After that, Phil Duldulao, the Arnis instructor at
the school, and Carol demonstrated basic Arnis
drills including Cinco
Teros (the five basic strikes),
Palihay (lateral), trayangulo
Largo Mano (long range) & Rompida
counters associated with them.
Phil and Carol then showed
basic moves were applied in a drill they called
and counter”, ending with disarms.
The Morning Star Martial Arts
with Phil and Carol demonstrating an empty hand
“Tapi-tapi” drill that flowed into several
American Kenpo techniques.
(Please click on photo at right for a larger image.)
The finale featured Guro Director Peter Freedman, Guro
and Philip Duldulao of the Boston Arnis Club. They
demonstrated the application of numerous Mano-Mano (Empty Hands), Sera
Todo (Lockings) & Corto (close range) concepts for self defense
against baraws (knives) and multiple attackers.
(Please click on either of the photos below for larger images.)
The demo at Santos Dumont's Festivo do Invierno
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