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Vince Palumbo

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Vince Palumbo started competing in the combat sports fighting arenas at the age of 21, and since his first full-contact fight, he has won many - a State, National and International Titles in the different combat sport disciplines that he has fought in. He has had nearly 300 full-contact fights in the combat arena, and he's competed in the Karate, Taekwondo, Shootboxing, Kickboxing, Boxing, Grappling and Stickfighting Tournaments.

Cacoy Canete Doce Pares Eskrima Club

The legendary Cacoy Canete of Cebu Philippines was a prominent, internationally known martial artist who traveled the globe to share, teach and demonstrate his...

Vince Palumbo Stick-fighting in China

Vince Palumbo Teaches Filipino Stick-fighting in China I've just returned from a week in Shanghai, China. I was invited to China to demonstrate Filipino Stick-fighting...

Filipino Full Contact Stickfighting

Filipino Full Contact Stickfighting is an exciting martial art and sport where two superb Eskramadors /Arnisadors square off to battle with one or two...

Vince Palumbo

Master Vince Palumbo commenced training in 1974 as a junior boxing and gymnastics student at the Semaphore Youth Club in Adelaide, and after winning...

My Martial Arts Training Journey

By Vickie Simos ~ I was in need of some perspective after a somewhat mundane and routine existence, so I decided to give up...

Karate the Practical Fighting Art

A Karate block can also be a strike, lock or take down throw! The disciplined and dedicated practice of Karate, the practical fighting art, can...

Dr. Andrea Wheatley Stickfighting Doctor

Two representatives from South Australia, Master Vince Palumbo 8th Dan, and his student Dr. Andrea Wheatley went to fight in the women's stickfighting division at the...

Cacoy Canete and Doce Pares

Circa Cañete was known by his Filipino nickname, Cacoy Canete. He was born in August 1919 in San Fernando approximately 30 kilometers south of...

The South Australian Stickfighting Alliance

An unusual name that undoubtedly create’s images in your mind about a group of crazy people that enjoy hitting each other with sticks, but...

Boxing Self Defense Training

Boxing is an exciting sport where two superb athletes square off in a boxing ring and battle to the limits of human endurance, with...

Brian Dossett’s Spirit Combat Jujitsu and Self Defense

Fifteen years ago, at the tender age of 27, I met a very incredible Jujitsu Master by the name of Brian Dossett, and I...

Dominic Lavalle

Master Dominic Lavalle is the founder, Director and Chief Instructor of Reflex Martial Arts Centre. There is over twenty years of Martial Arts experience...

Vincent Palumbo Interview

Shiai Magazine: You are Grandmaster Vincent Palumbo of Australia. Grand Master Vincent PALUMBO: Hello, I’m very pleased to meet you, and thank you for this wonderful opportunity to...

The Life Exploits of Vincente Carin

Vicente Carin was born in Dalaguete, which is in Cebu, and its approximately 40 miles away from Cebu City. At the time of his birth...

A Tribute To Supreme Grand Master Cacoy Canete

My instructor, Cacoy Canete, is an 89 year old Supreme Grand Master of the 12th Degree Black Belt rank, he lives in the city...

Rapper Lupe Fiasco Wrapped With Aussie Stickfighters

When Chicago-based rapper Lupe Fiasco toured Australia recently, he found himself mixing with members of the Adelaide martial arts community after witnessing stick-fighting at...

Grand Master Vincent Palumbo Conducted Workshop in Tasmania

Between Friday March 13 and Sunday March 15, 2009, Grand Master Vincent Palumbo (G.M.V.) took time out from his busy schedule at the full...

Stick Fighting History Made in New Zealand

Labour weekend 2008 marked a historical event in New Zealand’s martial arts stick fighting history. Christchurch played host to the first full contact sport...

75th Anniversary Cacoy Doce Pares World Federation

At the 75th Anniversary Cacoy Doce Pares World Federation, the Australian Team consisted of many players from Adelaide who train at the International Combative...

Australian Team at the World Stick Fighting Championships in Jakarta

The Australian Team at the World Stick Fighting Championships in Jakarta were awesome! The Australian Team consisted of many players from Adelaide who train...