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How Grappling Led Me to CTS

Filipino martial arts and Counterpoint Tactical System, in particular, are the martial arts that I’m most passionate about. Their approach to self-defense and training make the most sense to me. Master Zach Whitson has set up his system such that his teachings are simplified so that “it has to be so closely related to sparring … Continue reading

Cacoy Doce Pares / CTS / Martial Arts / Pekiti Tirsia / Seminars / Testing / Testing

SFMA Seminar Review: Part 02

After lunch, the Springfield FMA seminar taught by Master Zach Whitson covered one of the curriculum blocks from Counterpoint Tactical System first degree black belt. The morning session exposed us to segang lebo derived from Master Whitson’s background in Pekiti Tirsia Kali. The afternoon session covered Pekiti knife level one, which is a sak-sak versus … Continue reading

Cacoy Doce Pares / CTS / Martial Arts / Seminars / Testing / Testing

SFMA Seminar Review: Part 01

This past Saturday at Springfield FMA, Master Zach Whitson taught a seminar on advanced Counterpoint Tactical System topics hosted by head instructor Mike Miller. The one day seminar explored the topics of segang lebo and Pekiti knife level one. Both are derived from Master Whitson’s background in Pekiti Tirsia Kali. At the end of the … Continue reading