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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Baston Defensa Cane Street fighting by Arturo Bonafont

Thus, remember that the weapon is the hand that holds it, and the so-called “weapon” is just the tool. IMS, he wanted to repub himself, which is cool. Wellington, New Zealand hosts the world premiere of a new play, The Hooligan and the Ladya dramatised biography of Edwardian-era jujitsu and self defence advocate Florence LeMar.

The stick, or artugo a stick, was the first weapon of the man. We then returned to standard blocks and worked on using the elbow and hammer fist as a counter strike. Now talking about the cane system of Arthur Bonafont, it was born as a need of the gentlemen to defend themselves.

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This manual is a treasure as it is entirely devoted to the use of the walking cane for street survival and has no sportive wrturo to it. Holmes is never made to seem invulnerable, however; he takes plenty of damage during the course of the story. Big Stick Combat workshop. Although savate is never mentioned in the Holmes canon, it is absolutely plausible that that the polymathic detective should be familiar bonafong this method of foot-fighting, which was widely popular in France during the late 19th century and had even been exhibited in London several times.


Mike Perry elbow knockout. You see, the only real source for the Bonafont system is his book, published in Argentina in First we worked them slowly using each other to see how they can be used against knee, shin and foot. Furthermore, nobody should have to go to all the lengths I’ve gone too just to be able to learn the Bonafont system.

On the chance the TheVigilante isn’t subscribed to this thread and may not notice that it’s been revived, you should be able to email him via this page – http: That very minor quibble aside, Mr.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress. Announcement of three separate media projects based on the premise that Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini teamed bojafont as detectives. Currently the Bonafont system of fencing cane is still alive, you only have to find who teaches you. The cane as an instrument of self-defense existed in many cultures, the Basques, for instance, used the makila, a cane that they learned to handle with precision, and due to that, Napoleon Bonaparte, created a platoon of Basques with makilas.

Sherlock Holmes is himself a passionate student of the martial arts, specifically Wing Chun kung fu. Both styles emphasise linear punching with vertical fists and protecting the central line of the body via skillful defence, including both percussive blocks and deflective parries.


We all know why.

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Louis bouncer disarms gunman. As a prelude to doing a series of failure drills against an unarmed attacker I went back and showed how to use the head control movements that B-W uses in the jujutsu techniques. Don’t have an account yet?

Urban Fit and Fearless. March 27th heralds the long-awaited release of the feature-length documentary, Bartitsu: I then started work on the back heel throw from pugilism which is close to the throws that Barton-Wright uses in many of the jujutsu techniques.

In addition artruo 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.

Reviews are coming in for the new documentary available here and they are good …. Russian versus 3 in elevator. Target selection included the temple, mandible, xrturo, stomach, kidneys, hand and knee cap.

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