This is the video of a Modern Arnis seminar, that I held in near Paris/France in May 2017.
Loads of things to learn, also very important little details, for the serious FMA practitioner of any style.
The content of the seminar was the Sumbrada (6 count) drill.
Here is the detailed information of the content of the video:
00:01 Sumbrada as solo version
02:40 Sumbrada as partner drill without footwork
04:30 with footwork
07:00 proper left hand positioning
08:00 disarming strike 1 (high forehand strike), with the 2nd disarming series (snake circle) with extreme detailed explanation. All the do’s and don’ts of this disarming technique to make it work very easily.
15:00 disarming strike 1 in the Sumbrada drill
16:20 Sumbrada empty hands vs. stick with disarming number 1
17:10 more details and corrections on the disarming
19:05 Sumbrada with a palmstick and disarming, holding the palmstick either in the right or left hand.
21:00 disarming strike 8 (low backhand strike) with the 5th series (strip disarming) with extreme detailed explanation all the do’s and don’ts of this disarming technique
24:20 disarming strike 8 empty handed
27:25 drill with palmstick and disarming
30:35 disarming strike 12 (overhead strike), with the 2nd disarming series (snake circle) and other disarms
32:05 sumbrada flow with disarms at any strike
32:40 adding a sticklock and takedown to strike 1 at the end of disarming number 1. With all details of hand and stick positioning, footwork, ellbow manipulation, using the body mass instead of strength etc.
40:30 adding the standing centerlock after disarming attack 8. With all details of footwork, hand positionings, mass inertia, closed circle theory and how to enhance the lock
51:00 a little ad for seminars and instructional videos from Abanico
A must for every serious FMA practitioner of any style.
About the author:
Grandmaster Datu Dieter Knüttel
Dieter Knüttel, M.A. in sports science is Modern Arnis chief-instructor for Germany and European Modern Arnis Representative (1996 -2001) of Professor Remy A. Presas.
He received the title of DATU and the rank of Lakan Anim, 6th Dan Modern Arnis from Professor Remy Presas in 1996.
In March 2003 he received his 7th Dan and Senior Master status in Modern Arnis in Manila/Philippines from the board of the worlds highest ranking Modern Arnis players: Cristino Vasquez, 9th Dan, Rene Tongson, 8th Dan, Rodel Dagooc, 8th Dan, Jerry de La Cruz, 8th Dan, Victor Sanchez, 8th Dan and Samuel Dulay, 7th Dan.
At the 25th of July 2008 he received 8th Dan Modern Arnis and the Grandmaster title from the highest ranking Modern Arnis Masters and Grandmaster of the Philippines.
At the 20th of March 2014 he received 9th Dan Modern Arnis from the Modern Arnis Grandmaster of the Philippines in Subic/Philippines during the 7th FMA Festival.
On September 25th 2016 it was officially announced, that hewas honored wiith 10th Dan, Lakan Sampu Modern Arnis by GM Roberto Presas, 10th Dan Mdern Arnis,
Dieter Knuettel is involved with the Filipino Martial Arts since 1978 and he has been teaching FMA/Modern Arnis seminars since 1980 all over Europe, in Australia, in the USA, in Russia and even in the Philippines.
He is one of the most experienced Modern Arnis Masters worldwide.