Some Testimonials from Our Students

“Guro Davidson’s training is an outstanding compliment to the PPCT instruction we receive at the Police Academy. The training is fluid and adaptable. This is a must for any police officer!” – M.J., Wayne County Sheriff Department “It was January 2001, I was...

Yoruba (West African) Martial Arts

I took a serious interest in the culture of the Yoruba people of Southwest Nigeria in the late 80’s. Throughout the 1990’s I was fortunate to be able to study under some very knowledgeable Elders such as Medahochi Kofi Omowale Zannu, Chief Adebolu...

San Francisco Seminar was GREAT

San Francisco Seminar Was GREAT! A big ‘THANKS’ to all the great folks who made my recent visit to SF a truly rewarding experience.  The Ramos brothers (Rick and Dan) and their students were excellent hosts.  A special nod/bow goes out to Grandmaster...

An Overview of Silat Cimande

First of all, I’d like to point out to that the Cimande style is one of the most famous in Indonesia and along with such styles as Minangkabau, is certainly one of the oldest. Many of the « newer » styles have historically drawn their inspiration from Cimande or have...

Reflections of a New Student

A long-time student wrote the following essay a few years ago after completing his first year of training with us. Thank you, sir…sorry it took me so long to put it up! Reflecting on my First Year of Training in Kali-Silat The following is not intended to be a...