December 3, 2018

An Introduction to Silat

You are minding your own business, buying a newspaper at your local convenience store, when a belligerent drunk decides to take a punch at you simply […]
November 11, 2018


Realistically speaking, the word survival can mean virtually anything to anyone, in just about any situation imaginable these days. As we all deal with survival in […]
October 25, 2018

Ancient Evolution

You might not realize it, but everything in the world changes and evolves, even the ruins from ancient civilizations long since past are continuously changing due […]
October 23, 2018

Fiction, Fantasy, Reality or a Little of Each

During my life journey through the martial art I have actually experienced a little of each of these categories, as more often than not instructors try […]
October 16, 2018

Simple, Easy, Fast and Effective

Keeping martial art techniques or actually anything simple, easy, fast and effective is something that I have always tried to instill in my students from day […]
October 11, 2018


When most people think about the martial arts, they generally think of fighting. Of course the name itself gives that impression, with the word or term […]
October 9, 2018

Life Treasures

In our studies of the martial art we often come across many deeply hidden secret life treasures, but so very often we are so blind to […]
October 8, 2018

The Best of the Very Best

Thanks to my long time dear friend and mentor, the world-renowned Dan Inosanto, I have been blessed with meeting and studying with several of the world’s […]
October 4, 2018
Our History
The History of the Indy Kali-Silat Association International The Indy Kali-Silat Association was established in 1982 by Bruce Ogle in Indianapolis, Indiana, and was originally called […]
October 1, 2018


Fairly frequently I have young people of a variety of age groups, interested in getting involved in the martial arts, coming to me and asking which […]
August 8, 2018

Keep An Open Mind

A suggestion for martial art practitioners at all levels, regardless of your style or time involved in studying the art. Have you ever heard the term […]
February 28, 2014

Knowledge and Wisdom

At the very least, an average of one third of our life is virtually wasted, seeking knowledge in educational institutions that are geared to keeping us […]
January 11, 2014

It’s All The Same, Only Different

I have been telling my martial art friends and students that for somewhere around fifty-plus years, with mixed reactions, most of which are skeptical at best, […]
September 24, 2013

Mental & Physical

All through the many years I have been involved with the martial arts, I have noticed that nearly all teachers and mentors seem to always emphasize […]
September 12, 2013


We are constantly surrounded by and continuously bombarded by innumerable entities that INFLUENCE everything about our entire being. Often we are searching for answers to questions that […]
September 12, 2013


In regards to the martial arts, actions often speak much louder than words, especially since body language or movements and actions, makes up well over 70% […]
August 12, 2012


In ancient times, basically the only means of communication was by “word of mouth.” Just for fun, sometime tell a friend a story in great detail, […]
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