donderdag 31 januari 2008
Another victory for Felipe Costa. He traveled to Europe to compete the past January 27 in the European Jiu Jitsu Championship in Lisbon Portugal. The tournament was the crowdest tournament ever in Europe, with more than 1,000 participants.
Felipe fought for the first time in this tournament and he did in the superfeather weight division, one above of rooster,his regular division. Felipe, with an incredible performance became the new European Champion, defeating in the finals the current Brazilian National Champion Bernardo Pitel.
Goed nieuws, Felipe zal in 2008 waarschijnlijk onze dojo aandoen om er een stage te verzorgen! We houden jullie op de hoogte!
Wie zijn ne-waza (grondwerk)wat wil bijschaven is welkom op 8 februari aanstaande op onze stage met Ken "Wolverine" Van Gilbergen.
zaterdag 26 januari 2008
donderdag 17 januari 2008
In 1990 Punong Guro Jeff Espinous created Kali Sikaran and has promoted since.
In 1995 Punong Guro Jeff Espinous founded the IKSA (International Kali Sikaran Association) with Punong Guro Johan Skålberg.
Punong Guro Jeff Espinous previously has held positions as Director WEKAF France (World Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation). President EKAEF and Co-Founder (European Kali Arnis Eskrima Federation) and President and Founder FFFKAE (Federation Françoise of Filipino Kali Arnis Eskrima).
In November 2000 Punong Guro Jeff Espinous Co-Founded with Punong Guro Johan Skålberg the IKAEF (International Kali Arnis Eskrima Federation). Punong Guro Jeff Espinous is the International Technical Director of the IKAEF. In June 2000 the First Kali Sikaran Curriculum was created and published by Punong Guro Jeff Espinous and Punong Guro Johan Skålberg.
From December 1995 until September 2000, Punong Guro Jeff Espinous served as the European Technical Director for the ISE (Inayan System of Eskrima), under the Founder Mangisurosuro Mike Inay to promote and diffuse the ISE through Europe.
In June 2006, Punong Guro Jeff Espinous was Promoted Pendekar Wijaya by Pendekar Manggala Joko Suseno member of the PERSILAT (International Pencak Silat Federation) and European Technical Director for the Pencak Silat Tapak Suci where he holds the title of Pendekar Utama. Together they created a new curriculum, the Pencak Silat Training Concept. He has been training in Pencak Silat for over then 25 years.
Notable instructors that Punong Guro Jeff Espinous had the privilege to train and work with include:
Didier Aubry / Tae Kwon Do
M. Barie Irsjad / Pencak Silat Tapak Suci
Bobby Breen / Kali /JKD
Richard Bustillo / Kali /JKD
Paul De Thouars / Pencak Silat Bukti Negara
Mike Inay / Inayan System of Eskrima
Dan Inosanto / Inosanto Kali / Maphilindo Silat
Ted Lucaylucay / Kali / JKD
Cass Magda / Kali / Silat
Haryadi Mawardi / Pencak Silat Tapak Suci
Johan Skålberg / Kombatan Arnis / Suntukan Stickfighting
Joko Suseno / Pencak Silat Tapak Suci
Herman Suwanda / Pencak Silat Tapak Suci
Jon C. Ward / Inayan System of Eskrima
In Filipino Martial Arts Punong Guro Jeff Espinous is certified in following styles:
Lucaylucay Kali / JKD - Instructor Monitor - 1989
Modern Arnis - 1° Dan - 1992
EKAEF - Guro Instructor - 1994
Inayan Sinawali - Instructor - 1995
Inayan Dequerdas - Instructor - 1996
Inayan Kadena De Mano - Instructor - 1997
Inayan Largo Mano - Instructor – 1997
In Pencak Silat Martial Arts Punong Guro Jeff Espinous is certified in following styles:
Pencak Silat Tapac Suci – Pelatih Madya – 1990
Pencak Silat Cimande – Guro – 1993
Pencak Silat Punkulan Madura – Guro - 1994
Pencak Silat Concept – Pendekar Wijaya - 2006
Punong Guro Jeff Espinous is also certified in following styles:
Viet Vo Dao - 2° Dan - 1980
Boxe Francaise Savate - Silver Gloves 1° - 1987
Kick Boxing / BKO - 5° Dan - 1989
Tae Kwon Do / FFKAMA - 2° Dan - 1989
Kempo / BKO - 3° Dan - 1990
Tae Kwon Do / WCMA - 4° Dan - 1998
Hapkido / WCHF - 3° Dan - 1998
Ju Jutsu / DJJV - 5° Dan – 1998