Back in 1980 when I was practicing some of the movements found in Dan Inosanto’s book, Filipino Martial Arts, I asked my father, Vidal delos Santos Apostol, Sr. (1912-2005) to strike me with a stick
Coming up this week we are excited to have Virgil Mayor Apostol. Virgil Mayor Apostol has dedicated himself to the research, development, and promotion of Filipino cultural and healing traditions. He descends from a paternal
In my occupation discovering the essence and roots of an art as important in my life as Eskrima, I have been able to discover (not surprisingly) that the information shown openly is not always
Virgil Mayor Apostol's personal philosophy on the role and responsibiliteis of a healer. A healer is one who provides his or her gifts to bring about a healthy balance in those who are recognized to have
By Perry Gil S. Mallari, FIGHT Times Editor Featured in Manila Times Most Oriental martial arts are presented as a double-edged sword, one side represents aggression and destruction, while the other side represents healing and compassion.
Interested in a unique kind of calisthenic exercise therapy? ASI Healing offers Didya Mudgara Warrior Club Calisthenics, which is a unique hybrid movement art based on Virgil Mayor Apostol's background in the ancient traditions of northern Philippine weapon and