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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Kershaw Shuffle 2 knife. On the subject of improvisation, Barton-Wright noted: Author Arturo Bonafont was clearly an experienced instructor and, like Vigny and Cunningham before him, his idiosyncratic method represented a departure from the orthodoxy of sabre-based stick fighting.

Esgrima Criolla: Arturo Bonafont and the local method of Self-defense with walking cane.

Bonafont favours these combinations as ways to deal with armed attackers. I finally got the bbonafont and am now dealing with a further wrinkle–it’s written entirely in Spanish.

A Game of Shadows is released. I’d like to thank long-time reader Robert for giving me a heads-up on the Bonafont System for the Cane. As we see, fighting with clubs is a worldwide art, thus Rocky Marciano boxing techniques. A new interview with Bartitsu founder E.

Finally, these young men acceded to pistols and revolvers of American and European origin that they carried and used indiscriminately. For this I showed the pain compliance grab at the artuo version showing how this can also be used as a choke.

Ultimately, though, these are minor quibbles in comparison with the absolute wealth of knowledge and detail to be found in this book. Hi guys, Shamefully, I have sat on this for a while and I think it is time to do something about it. There was a digression at one point into a specific newaza ground grappling submission lock as an example of maintaining control should the thrown opponent pull the defender down with them.


I then showed the technique of hooking an unarmed attacker at the neck and pulling his head into a knee strike. Old Man vs Drunks. Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm.

For the Canonical technique we used the two handed lapel grab. Gimme a shout bonfaont we’ll repub this book! What bonaffont you think would happen if February — Alex Kiermayer presents a well-received Bartitsu seminar at the annual Dreynevent historical martial arts conference in Vienna. We all know why. Australian Savate Homepage Since The Broughton pugilism gloves are appropriately named for prize fighter Jack Broughton, the English champion pugilist circa Publicado por Jorge Prina en Bonafont System for the Cane.

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Bonafont, taken back by the old masters comments decided that the average law-abiding citizen should be able to defend artjro and their family, and so, after careful thought choose to write the prologue himself. This manual is a treasure as it is entirely devoted to the use of the walking cane for street survival and has no sportive application to it.

This brought us to lunch time. Although comfortable over open or semi-clenched hands, the gloves are initially stiff enough that forming a tight fist is difficult.

Grasso’s, Craig Gemiener in Australia has a copy, a third was auctioned off a few years ago on a spanish language site, and now yours. This is the fourth copy I know of.

The Bartitsu Club of Tallahassee, Florida creates a new web page. That very minor quibble aside, Mr. Cold Steel eskrima stick. RDX focus mitts review. Currently this system is being disseminated by Maestro Arturp Festorazzi and Maestro Jorge Prina, of the Argentinian Fencing Association, with extensive research and training, confirming that the legacy of Arturo Bonafont is still alive.

The first arutro a dummy or plastron which is shaped liked a man and the second a flat version that is attached to a wall. Big Stick Combat Package.


Baston Defensa Cane Street fighting by Arturo Bonafont

We then did a series of failure drills where the defender with the cane has the cane grabbed or taken away by the offender. Mike Tyson Ko’s Mathis. 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.

It’s an interesting long-stick system in that it relies primarily on the reverse, or inverted grip, meaning that the length of the stick protrudes from the bottom of the fist, not the top as in almost all other stick styles. I then had each student use the kicks with full force against a kick shield.

Similarly, although the Broughton gloves are not intended for weapon fighting, they have also demonstrated value in safely absorbing incidental impact and eliminating abrasions to the covered portions of the hand during semi-improvised sick fighting drills. Sorry for not replying to your PM, Kirk – I almost never log in to Bullshido and I think this account is registered to an email address that no longer exists.

Bartitsu is given a shout-out in a new television superhero series, The Cape. In addition to cane fighting, fencing and boxing, the French Savate also entered, but the latter discipline was unsuccessful and ceased to be practiced among high society groups. Target selection included the temple, mandible, clavicle, stomach, kidneys, hand and knee cap. The cane, the weapon and symbol of the gentleman, and even the oldest one, is the one chosen for fighting.