Thursday, June 13, 2013

Armando Basulto - La Canne Basics

Check out this vidclip of my friend Armando Basulto demonstrating the basics of La Canne. I'm predominately into the Filipino Martial Arts stickwork and I observed parallels between La Canne and the FMA. After all, we are all Human and have 2 arms and 2 legs. We have our limited Range of Motion. We will all move pretty much the same. Bruce Lee said something similar:

"I don't believe in different ways of fighting now. I mean, unless human beings have 3 arms and 3 legs, then we will have a different way of fighting. But basically we all have two arms and two legs so that is why I believe there should be only one way of fighting and that is no way."

Without further ado, let's check out the La Canne basics, shall we?

For my CaneFighters: Just a quick and dirty review of La Canne de Combat basics, as integrated at Team BAD.

If you know nothing of La Canne, I trust you were perceptive enough to notice the chambering prior to striking. Just a note, what Armando Basulto is demonstrating are the sporting aspects of La Canne, therefore, each strike is chambered. He says:

" the modern competitive sport of La Canne de Combat, all coups have to be chambered (correctly) to count."

Armando Basulto authored 2 articles which I've put up on my site with his gracious permission. In case you missed these, here they are:

Also, some earlier entries related to La Canne all by Craig Gemeiner:

Hope you can integrate some ideas of La Canne into your 'game.'

Contact information for Armando Basulto:



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