http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMsqRUNZNRo

Posted in Uncategorized with tags on July 23, 2013 by kalyetodo

Preview of one of the episodes we filmed on the Asia tour, here with my friend Bobby & Serge in Taal, Philippines.

Thank you for all the support, In loving memory of our brother Serge!

Paracord Uses

Posted in 2013 with tags on June 19, 2013 by kalyetodo

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Ridgelines for Tarps
Securing Equipment
Shoelaces (if I hack one of mine while macheteing through the woods)
Hanging Food from Bears
Vehicle Tie Downs
Sewing Fabric
Repairing Equipment
Making a Fire Bow
Fishing Line
Paracord String for a Bow
Making a Shelter
Fish Gill Nets
Fishing Line
Animal Snares
Clothes Lines
Paracord Lanyards
Anchor Line
Binding
Twine
Animal Restraints
Tooth Floss
Splints
Tourniquet (if I accidentally lop off a finger or toe)
Lanyards
Line for holding hammock
Whip
Rappelling (highly UNrecommended but the tensile strength of several will suffice)
Making rope ladders
Just general attachment needs
Improvised anything
Dog-leash
Take it a part and floss you teeth with the smaller strands
Sling for gear or weapons
Brighter colored paracord acts as a marker to mark trails
On knives it can help you find it if it was thrown but didn’t stick in to the intended target
Prisoner restraints

and last but not least…….

Parachuting

W.O.D

5 kettlebell swings

5 clean squat

5 kettlebell swings

Right side then left side

5 rounds

Paracord Bug ;)

Posted in 2013 on May 15, 2013 by kalyetodo

Parachute cord (also paracord or 550 cord) is a lightweight nylon kernmantle rope originally used in the suspension lines of US parachutes during World War II. Once in the field, paratroopers found this cord useful for many other tasks. It is now used as a general purpose utility cord by both military personnel and civilians. This versatile cord was even used by astronauts during STS-82, the second Space Shuttle mission to repair the Hubble Space Telescope.[1]

The braided sheath has a high number of interwoven strands for its size, giving it a relatively smooth texture. The all-nylon construction makes paracord fairly elastic; depending on the application this can be either an asset or a liability.

My creation

My creation

 

Karambit/Boxing/Baraw sugbo

Posted in 2013, Uncategorized with tags on April 24, 2013 by kalyetodo

Father and son training;)

My Friend, Brother, Training partner follow the light..

Posted in 2013 on April 24, 2013 by kalyetodo

We offer you, dear Lord, after taking away
from us the person we held dearest on this earth,
our sorrow for the peace of his soul.
Rest in peace Pareng Serge ;(

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There comes a time for all of us
when we must say goodbye, but memories
of those we love live on and never die.

!8 minute conditioning circuit

Posted in 2013 on March 7, 2013 by kalyetodo

Kettlebell clean and press R/L  5/5
D-Ball “Overhead” split squat R/L 5/5
Medicine ball sit and reach 10
Kettlebell snatches R/L 5/5

18 min. amrap

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Got the Baddest karambit folder in the market;-)

As proven by its etymological roots, the kerambit originated From West Sumatra and spread to Java where, according to folklore, it was inspired by the claws of big cats. As with most weapons of the region, it was originally an agricultural implement designed to rake roots, gather threshing and plant rice. As it was weaponised, the blade became more curved to maximise cutting potential. Through Indonesia‘s trade network and close contact with neighbouring countries, the karambit was eventually dispersed through what are now CambodiaLaosMalaysiaMyanmar, the Philippines and Thailand.[1]

Culturally the karambit was a subject of condescension in Java because of its history as a weapon of the agrarian peasantry, as opposed to the kesatria (warrior class) who were trained in the keraton or palace. European accounts tell that soldiers in Indonesia were armed with a kris at their waist and a spear in their hands, while the kerambit was used as a last resort when the fighter’s other weapons were lost in battle. Nevertheless it was popular among women who would tie the weapon into their hair to be used in self-defense. Even today, silat masters regard it as a feminine weapon. The renowned Bugiswarriors of Sulawesi were famous for their embrace of the kerambit. Today it is one of the main weapons of silat and is commonly used in Filipino martial arts as well.

Like its Southeast Asian counterpart, the Indian bagh nakh was purportedly based on tigers‘ claws and is concealed in the hand. The much simpler kerambit, however, was originally only a miniature sickle, slightly larger than the traditional Javanese rice harvesting knife and has never had the brass knuckle-type projections from either the handle or the pommel, as seen in some of the present day evolutions of the blade. Superficially the kerambit also resembles the jambiyah but there is no connection. The jambiyah was always designed as a weapon and serves as a status marker, often made by skilled artisansand jewelers using precious stones and metals, whereas the kerambit was and still remains an unadorned, modest farmer’s implement and useful utility knife.

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Spyderco manix XL and Yojimbo 2

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Had the chance to meet Luke Holloway “Raw Combat International”

“Your success or happiness does not depend on how the environment adapts to you, but how you adapt to the environment.”

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kettlebell conditioning

Posted in 2013 on March 5, 2013 by kalyetodo

5/5 swings
5/5 cleans
5/5 strict press
5/5 squats
30 secs. walkout holds
** 18 min AMRAP**

Benefits of B1 B6 B12:
Vitamin B-1, also known as thiamine, is essential for many processes in your body. This vitamin provides support to the nervous system, to muscle function and to enzyme processes, and it helps your body to break down carbohydrates. Vitamin B-1 is also necessary for your body to make hydrochloric acid, which you need for digestion. Include vitamin B-1 in your diet through meats like beef and pork, beans, nuts and seeds, milk and wheat, rice, yeast and whole grain cereal.
VITAMIN B-6
Vitamin B-6 is important for your brain to maintain proper health, as it helps with both the development of your brain and regular brain function. Specifically, vitamin B-6 helps your brain make neurotransmitters and hormones that affect mood and your body rhythm. This vitamin is also found to reduce your chances of developing heart problems, including heart disease, stroke and heart failure, according to the American Heart Association. This result has been found in populations in Japan, North America and Europe. Find vitamin B-6 in foods like fish, meat, whole grains and fortified cereals, and in vegetables such as spinach and carrots.
VITAMIN B-12
Vitamin B-12 is necessary for your body to keep your blood cells and nerves in proper health. A lack of this vitamin can lead to anemia, loss of appetite and memory, weight loss, weakness and constipation. Vitamin B-12 is only found naturally through animal sources such as meat, seafood, eggs and dairy. You can also obtain it through fortified foods and supplements, although these forms are not as easily absorbed by the body.

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