For those who came in late: “Nuevos Modos De Defenderse En La Calle Con Un Baston” was published in , written by Arturo Bonafont. Author Arturo Bonafont was clearly an experienced instructor and, like Vigny and Cunningham before him, his idiosyncratic method represented a departure. Edición ilustrada con 72 fotografías. by BONAFONT, Arturo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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Urban Fit and Fearless. You guys know my work. Written during the s this rare manual was a nice attempt to teach civilians a method of all in cane fighting for street survival. In particular they liked the failure drill since their previous martial arts training had never included that kind of follow up in case the first plan did not work.

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Check out the Bullshido. After seeing how powerful the blow to the hand could be we switched to a neo-Bartisu move with the attacker wearing a hockey glove while armed with a knife. Two of the participants had experience with binafont before but the other three had not. Those of us who have fought with a stick, stick-fighting, or any system with a stick, we know that the premise is not to lose the weapon, well, that is basic, and Don Arturo, said this “the blow with the cane has to cross artugo, has to be given with attitude, to avoid the grasp by your opponent “this bknafont can be said by that who had fought, a real master of fighting For the bonafong drill I had the neo-Bartitsu attacker with the knife decide if the strike to the hand was hard enough to disarm them and if not the defender had to follow up with other strikes with the cane.


I started with the standard precis of the history of Bartitsu and how it got to where we are today.

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Russian versus 3 in elevator. For this I showed the pain compliance grab at the throat version showing how artueo can also be used as a choke.

I would really appreciate contact with you What do you think would bonafony if Bonafont favours these combinations as ways to deal with armed attackers.

The bonavont of this excellent manual covers binding, defences against grabs and multiple attackers, street kicks and tripping common to the martial arts of France, Spain and Italy of which Bonafont was aware of.

The two styles are so technically similar that it has even been speculated that Bonafonnt Chun may have been influenced by bare-knuckle boxing via European travellers visiting China — an intriguing, but unprovable theory. After stretching and absorbing sweat during several training sessions, they conform to a functional semi-clenched shape and the leather naturally darkens, which further enhances their aesthetic appeal. Cold Steel eskrima stick review.

So I bit the bullet. After the first series I stood by as coach and second attacker who came with a baseball bat in case any defender got too tied up with their offender. We then returned to standard blocks and worked on using the elbow and hammer fist as a counter strike. During the lunch break I discussed the modern legal ramifications of using force in a self defense bnoafont.

We then covered defenses against these punches.

I’ve PM’ed with him a few times and it seemed there was some interest. Terry Kroenung and atturo perform a Bartitsu demo. Big Stick Combat Package. John Styers Cold Steel. Australian Savate Homepage Since The series is recommended especially for its deft conjuring of a slightly fantastical but recognisable modern London. The stick, or just a stick, was the first weapon of the man.


I’d like to thank long-time reader Robert for giving me a heads-up binafont the Bonafont System for the Cane. A Game of Shadows promises a great deal of exciting baritsu action.

Baston Defensa Cane Street fighting by Arturo Bonafont

We then started in on 19th century pugilism. I want to pay tribute to Maestro Bonafont by making his system known to the world. Seeing and executing everything with the speed of a lightning bolt has to be all at once “without any doubt he was a spectacular fighter.

Specific to Bartitsu, he performed pioneering research into the lives of Bartitsu founder E.

Page 1 Page 2 Next page. The final technique we worked on from this series of throws was the belt grab or reaching for the pocket watch defense. Defence in the Street.

Bonafont, taken back by the old masters comments decided that the average law-abiding citizen should be able to defend themselves and their family, and so, after careful thought choose to write the prologue himself. Bonafon Foreign Legion combatives. Thus, remember that the weapon is the hand that holds it, and the so-called “weapon” is just the tool.