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Balintawak Eskrima

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ISBN-10: 1943155097

ISBN-13: 9781943155095

Edition: 2012

Authors: Sam L. Buot, Mark Wiley, Bobby Taboada

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Eskrima stick fighting is indigenous to the Philippines and in the 1950s one of the most popular styles emerged: Balintawak. To appreciate Anciong Bacon's Balintawak Eskrima, you have to understand set-ups, anticipation, the art of outwitting through ruses and lures; economy and simplification of motion, sans lavish and squandered movements; effective strikes fused and bonded with speed, power, elegance and grace. That is the essence of Anciong's Balintawak and these are the methods Sam Buot explains and demonstrates in this book.Written from the author's half-century of personal experience and hard-earned knowledge, Balintawak Eskrima presents the art from origin to modern times, as a…    
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Tambuli Media
Publication date: 2/28/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 260
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long
Language: English

Grandmaster Sam Buot is the eldest surviving student of Anciong Bacon's original Balintawak Eskrima group from Cebu, Philippines. He is a true enthusiast of Filipino martial arts and has served as unofficial historian of the Balintawak style, having studied under the tutelage of Grandmaster Venancio Bacon, Jose Villasin, Teofilo Velez and Teddy Buot since the late 1950s. At 79, Sam is now retired and teaches eskrima in his backyard in Phoenix, Arizona