A Seminar on Knife Tactics: Offensive Techniques and Empty-Hand Defenses- DATE CHANGE- NOW SEPT 3

Location: VIGOROUX'S KENPO KARATE STUDIOS
136 Market St.
Passaic, NJ 07055
Date: Saturday, September 3,2011
Time: 12:30pm - 4:30pm
Instructor: James Berkley
Cost: $40

For Information call (973) 773-0104 or email vigokenpo@aol.com

About the Sayoc Kali system:

The Sayoc Kali system focuses on correct and effective usage of edged weapons. The system includes knowledge of how to use a single knife, with a progression to the use of multiple blades, in conjunction with empty-hands training. Training includes edged-weapon handling, vital target discrimination, defense against and the practice of disarms, projectiles and finger-touch methodology used in conjunction with knife work. Students are also taught critical injury management.

About the Instructor:

James Berkley has over 40 years experience in martial arts and is a certified instructor in Sayoc Kali by Tuhon Chris Sayoc, the current head of the Sayoc system. His previous training includes over 10 years of Aikido training in Japan as a student of Steven Seagal, who certified Mr. Berkley as an instructor in the system, as well as training in Iaido and Goju-Ryu Karate. Mr. Berkley runs the Tactical Studies martial arts school in New York City and is available for seminars and private lessons.

Curriculum:

This seminar will cover the basics of the knife for both offensive and defensive tactics. Information covered will include:
- Offensive and defensive concepts of edged weapons
- Grips and grip-changes
- Solo drills with the knife
- 2 Person drills for knife attack and empty-hand knife defences

Those who have attended previous seminars will continue their progression through the system.