Welcome to THE BALISONG JOURNAL
An online journal of Southeast Asian Martial Arts, Culture and Spirituality from Guro Jeff Davidson and Detroit Kali-Silat. We will focus on Filipino Kali, Batangas Knife, and Silat Melayu (especially Silat Kuntau Tekpi) - along with Yoruba (West African) fighting and healing arts- and other interesting diversions along the way.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
"Sneaking to the Ribs"
The "secret" of Susup Rusuk: Maintain control of the opponent's right arm throughout the takedown, and lock the right elbow when he hits the ground.
Note to my Malaysian friends: I know it's not really a 'secret' to you guys, but around here...