RAVEN WARRIOR ARTS
THE RAVEN WARRIOR ARTS SYSTEM
The Raven Warrior Arts System is a blended Martial Tradition. The Raven Warrior Arts System teaches techniques and tactics applicable to all ranges of combat. Hand and leg strikes are taught in addition to joint manipulations, take downs and throws, trapping, and ground fighting. The bulk of training is dedicated to situational self defense techniques and scenario based training. The system teaches practical weapons techniques. You can learn how to effectively use a short stick, knife and other common weapons such as firearms. In addition to physical tactics, the system focuses heavily on character development and building of the warrior ethos. The 5 key traditions which the system draws from are:
Kuntaw is an eclectic blend of Kali-Escrima, Pangamut (Filipino Empty Hand), SE Asian Kuntaw, Silat & Muay Thai. In the training program you will find lessons on the single stick, double stick, stick & dagger, long staff and other weapons. Empty hand applications such as, elbows, knee strikes, kicking and joint locking techniques arts also taught. Other Filipino arts include Panantukan (Filipino Boxing), Pananjakman (Filipino Kicking), and Dumog (ground fighting).
Yihetuan Kuntao, or Harmonious Fist Kuntao is a Southeast Asian / Chinese Kuntao system taught by Sifu / Guro David Seiwert. The system is a blend of Southern kung fu, Chin Na and Indonesian Silat, with a large Filipino Kali influence. Kuntao is a fighting system that uses the natural weapons of the body for striking, kicking, throwing, and joint manipulations. Weapons training consists of the Long and Short Staff and the use of bladed weapons of various types and the fighting sash.
PUKULAN PENCAK SILAT TEMPUR
Founded by Guru Eddie Ivester, PPST is a no-nonsense style of self-protection developed from Bhakti Negara, Wu Tong Silat, Poekoelan Tjimindie, Huc Chung Kuntao, Royal Kuntao & Muay Sila/Boran as well as Police & Military CQC. The system teaches combat applications of evasions, hand & foot strikes, as well as limb destructions and more.
MILITARY Hapkido was developed by Grand Master Gus Michalik. Military Hapkido is not a modern unorthodox form of Hapkido which liberally incorporates elements of other combat systems. Training includes hand-to-hand combat, grappling and weapons disarming which uses Joint Manipulations, Take Downs and Vital Striking to control or destroy your attacker. This style is strictly self defense oriented
PRO-SYSTEMS/BUSHI SATORI COMBATIVES
The Bushi Satori Combatives program which also incorporates the Pro Systems and Monadnock training programs was founded by legendary Police defensive tactics instructor and master martial artist, Soke Joseph Truncale. The program is rooted in Japanese and Okinawan martial arts. The system teaches empty hand skills as well as weaponry such as the single baton, PR-24, knife, pistol and more.
As well as the above mentioned traditions The Raven Warrior Arts System also incorporates several other martial traditions as well. Secondary influences include For instance, Cotelo Piedmontesse, Apache knife fighting, El Juego de Mani, and others.