THE RAVEN WARRIOR ARTS SYSTEM
The Raven Warrior Arts System is a blended Martial Tradition. The Raven Warrior Arts System teaches techniques and tactics applicable to all ranges of combat. Hand and leg strikes are taught in addition to joint manipulations, take downs and throws, trapping, and ground fighting. The bulk of training is dedicated to situational self defense techniques and scenario based training. The system also teaches historic and modern weapons techniques. In addition to physical tactics, the system also teaches urban & wilderness survival, tactical medicine and other related warrior skills. Most importantly the system teaches character development and building of the warrior ethos. The system draws from eight key training influences. Students at the beginner and intermediate levels will learn universal fundamentals, as well as elements of all of the traditions and their practical applications. As the student progresses into the advanced stages of training they will be given the opportunity to specialize in the traditions of their choosing. The key traditions which the system draws from are:
Kuntaw is an eclectic blend of Kali-Escrima, Pangamut (Filipino Empty Hand), SE Asian Kuntaw, Silat & Muay Thai. In the training program you will find lessons on the single stick, double stick, stick & dagger, long staff and other weapons. Empty hand applications such as, elbows, knee strikes, kicking and joint locking techniques arts also taught. Other Filipino arts include Panantukan (Filipino Boxing), Pananjakman (Filipino Kicking), and Dumog (ground fighting).
Yihetuan Kuntao, or Harmonious Fist Kuntao is a Southeast Asian / Chinese Kuntao system taught by Sifu / Guro David Seiwert. The system is a blend of Southern kung fu, Chin Na and Indonesian Silat, with a large Filipino Kali influence. Kuntao is a fighting system that uses the natural weapons of the body for striking, kicking, throwing, and joint manipulations. Weapons training consists of the Long and Short Staff and the use of bladed weapons of various types and the fighting sash.
PUKULAN PENCAK SILAT TEMPUR
Founded by Guru Eddie Ivester, PPST is a no-nonsense style of self-protection developed from Bhakti Negara, Wu Tong Silat, Poekoelan Tjimindie, Huc Chung Kuntao, Royal Kuntao & Muay Sila/Boran as well as Police & Military CQC. The system teaches combat applications of evasions, hand & foot strikes, as well as limb destructions and more.
KUK BANG HAPKIDO
Kuk Bang Hapkido was developed by Grand Master Gus Michalik. Military Hapkido is not a modern unorthodox form of Hapkido which liberally incorporates elements of other combat systems. Training includes hand-to-hand combat, grappling and weapons disarming which uses Joint Manipulations, Take Downs and Vital Striking to control or destroy your attacker. This style is strictly self defense oriented
PRO-SYSTEMS/BUSHI SATORI COMBATIVES
The Bushi Satori Combatives program which also incorporates the Pro Systems and Monadnock training programs was founded by legendary Police defensive tactics instructor and master martial artist, Soke Joseph Truncale. The program is rooted in Japanese and Okinawan martial arts. The system teaches empty hand skills as well as weaponry such as the single baton, PR-24, knife, pistol and more.
RAVEN HAWK JUJITSU
Raven Hawk Jujitsu was developed by Kevin “Raven Hawk” Cain. Raven Hawk Judo and JuJitsu is a modern form of the traditional historic Jujitsu. Raven Hawk Judo-Jujitsu teaches throwing, grappling, and choking techniques to control an opponent, as apart of it's core teachings. Today JuJitsu is a very popular sport, and is applied in many forms of martial arts in one form or another, and has become an essential part of anyone's serious training in self-defense.
As well as the above mentioned traditions The Raven Warrior Arts System also incorporates several other martial traditions as well. Secondary influences include For instance, Cotelo Piedmontesse, Apache knife fighting, El Juego de Mani, and others.