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A tour to remember

A tour to remember

  I HAVE JUST returned from an amazing tour of the Philippines. We made big headlines over there for all the right reasons, with the success of our local Filipino-Australian talents on show. I had been planning this trip since early February. With much-needed support from Establish Events and Travelaccess, we were able to make […]

In a close encounter

        Mitchell Badelles Martial artist, Balintawak Travel writer   IT WAS a great night. The breeze was cool, and Canterbury League’s Club Christmas pageantry was in full colour. I was really excited. Jimmy Pimentel, himself part of a Guinness world record by refereeing 45 of a 120 round boxing match by Anglican […]

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Practice makes perfect

          Jose Mari (Jesse) Diestro Master, Red Rangers, Australian president, Sikaran _________________________   MY FIRST advice to my students is to remember to practise the techniques you have learned about the martial arts of sikaran and arnis. Practise technique. The correct forms, perfecting the movements. When you receive instruction on a […]

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