Jeff Imada, one of the most respected balisong practitioners in the world, presents the definitive work on the balisong knife. Everything you always wanted to. Balisong Manual has 5 ratings and 0 reviews. Jeff Imada, one of the most respected balisong practitioners in the world, presents the definitive work on t. Jeff Imada is an American martial artist, Hollywood stunt and fight He has authored two books on the history and use of the Balisong knife.

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The Balisong Manual by Jeff Imada

Great history and great imafa to learn. I began my aikido journey in under Haruo Matsuoka and am honored to have been his direct disciple for the last 27 years. Codyr rated it really liked it Apr 27, George Ledyard Sensei has been practicing aikido for over 40 years and holds the rank of 7th dan under Mitsugi Saotome Sensei as well as shodan in Daito Ryu Aiki-jujutsu.

Ray marked it as to-read Apr 06, They also make a number of standard folders that I mentioned above. Paulyn Vilches added it Jan 28, Really cool great detail.

The Balisong Manual

It sounds like you were part of a center of innovation, like Silicon Valley, but for the martial arts. Inada Perrin France French knife-maker who wrote the first articles about balisong in the specialized French press. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Later, the name was changed to the Inosanto Academy. And the whole experience was so eye-opening to me.


inada Nathan Byrd marked it as to-read May 29, James added it Oct 26, We tried the nunchaku. See all 19 reviews. Lists jfef This Book. Everything you always wanted to know about the balisong is featured in this book, with concise text and hundreds of detailed photos showing: Brian Jin marked it as to-read Feb 24, Marcello marked it as to-read Jan 21, Books, while useful, are a limited resource given their lack of information density.

Someone dared me to play with a balisong – and gawked when I easily manipulated the BM48 I eventually bought and still have and love. Ed Parker, the Father of American Karate, has often said, “One who is truly prepared appears as if he is not prepared at all. Confronting a Crisis December 7, Anthony marked it as to-read Dec 24, Since I opted to go lighter, so I could be a little faster than some of the bigger guys.

I was always intrigued by the different weapons used, but what caught my interest the most was the balisong. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Back then, most schools discouraged this kind of study between different martial arts.

When I was 17, I saw another neff that had a balisong in it and I had to go buy one.

Interview with Jeff Imada – Aikido Journal

Open Preview See a Problem? So it was either mobility or protection when we were sparring full contact with staffs, and sticks, and different things. Darren Bugarin rated it it was amazing Feb 24, Attackers choose those who they expect to behave as a helpless or passive victim or who they want to intimidate. Specialist of “Tactical Knives”, he created his famous “Griffe” knive.


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Darren Bugarin rated it it was amazing Feb 24, I spent most of my spare time reading about and researching the balisong as well as practicing the techniques from balisongxtreme. Open Preview Balisonf a Problem? One day after an exam I went with friends to the local knife shop that I always go to but never bought anything from.

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Preview — Balisong Manual by Jeff Imada. He was 17 years old when he started teaching aikido by opening five dojos in several cities in France.

Jeremy Dunbar marked it as to-read Oct 26, You may also like. One of the great feelings I get out of being a bounty hunter is being able to admire balisongs that go thru my hands before i pass them on to others. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Can you talk a bit ejff what it was like training when the Inosanto Academy of Martial Arts first started? I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

Back then, of course, the only way ieff could learn about an obscure martial arts style was to find books or travel there imaad search for it firsthand. He balisoong considered one of the most respected in the industry, with a resume that includes over films and TV episodes. M Brizzi is currently reading it Aug 30, It was a lot of exploration that way.