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Studying with Bram Frank-read

Postby Dijos » Fri Apr 04, 2003 1:00 am

This post is a quick review of some classes I¡¦ve taken with Bram Frank.

I¡¦ve never studied FMA before, but like you-all, I am at least somewhat familiar with the Eastern MA, and the training methods ¡Vkata, etc. „² Huge generalization, obviously.

(disclaimer over)

Bram¡¦s classes are INCREDIBLE. No BS. When you get there, it¡¦s time to go. Pick up a stick or knife, and start doing it. The theory is explained along the way. I think you can learn so much in an hour, that it is a little hard to believe, and for me, hard to go home. When you make mistakes, you are corrected, and shown WHY it is a mistake. You are tying your arms up, leaving an opening for your opponent for a strike or trap, or even putting yourself off balance. I cannot wait for the Gunting seminar this month. You should go if Bram is within reach to you. It may be the best money you¡¦ve spent recently, and you¡¦ll come away with useful info. So, Get off your*****and Get to a seminar! Or Move to Tampa Bay so you can take classes with Bram like I did (totally exaggerated coincidence)! Anyway, if you¡¦re wondering, it¡¦s totally worth it.

My thanks go out to Jim Clifton, for his initial encouragement, Bram Frank for being a great instructor, and My GF, Halimah, for not breaking my balls, and encouraging me to go.



Yours Truly, Joe

Modern Arnis student, Home team member of the Gunting cult.

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Postby BOK » Sat Apr 05, 2003 1:37 am

Glad to hear you liked the seminar so much. I'm very fortunate here in Vancouver to have so many Gunting friends and training partners to train with. It's become such a natural part of my life now. I hope to see Bram and the rest of the gang soon.

Gunting is good!

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Postby Rex G » Sat Apr 05, 2003 7:10 am

Everything looks good for me attending the Gunting seminar in Clearwater in late April. Anyone else on this forum planning to be there?

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Postby Dijos » Mon Apr 07, 2003 10:10 am

Yeah, I'll be there..

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Postby jkdboy » Mon Apr 07, 2003 3:10 pm

Im am from Chicago but will be heading down towards Tampa at the end of May. I would like to check out Bram Frank. Please let me know were he is located at.

Thank You.



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Postby sks » Wed Apr 09, 2003 8:44 pm

Drop him an email at: arnisman@aol.com OR come visit www.cssdsc.com and join the discussion.

Steve

Edited by - sks on 4/10/2003 6:17:50 AM

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Postby lunumbra » Wed Apr 16, 2003 11:54 am

I'll be in Clearwater, It sounds like Bram is planning on putting us through our paces!

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Postby BRAM » Wed Apr 16, 2003 9:32 pm

Thanks for the kind words..
Nothing I do is rocket science..Most of the Filipino guys, JKD etc etc all do it..sometimes one just needs to hear the same thing from a different source or perspective..
I'm tired..was a long trip back from Eugene..
Then of course taught class..
April 26-27 Clearwater...
May 3-7 in FFLD CT
May 13-19 Minsk Belarus Russia
June 7-22 Tel Aviv Israel

See ya

Be safe
Bram


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