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For the first time ever, Fred Mastro visited San Francisco and held a seminar at Full Grip Crossfit. It was hosted by Guro JP Manalang and Guro Josh Jover, and was accompanied by the MDS (Mastro Defense System) members.  Fred Mastro is the founder and creator of Mastro Defense System. It's a mixture of Silat and Kali that consist of speed and power. Fred uses techniques he developed throughout the years in a simple and effective movements. His history consist of being a celebrity bodyguard and fight choreographer for the movie "Taken" and many more. He have trained law enforcement...

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Since starting this brand, we have met some great inspiring people that have been practicing Filipino Martial Arts. Some are new and some have paved the road to follow, but all of them have something in common, the passion of sharing their knowledge of FMA.  It has been great connecting with these Grandmasters and Guros of different styles. I was able to meet them in person through seminars and tournaments. Getting to know each one is very interesting, especially their own unique backgrounds and lineage. We had the chance to meet and build a friendly relationship with some, and I...

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