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January 26, 2018

Our New Beginners 6 week Panantukan (Dirty Boxing) course will commence on Friday 9th of Feb, 
Panantukan – also known as 'Dirty Boxing” is the empty handed boxing/component of Filipino Martial Arts. This is a street oriented fighting system. This Filipino martial...

December 10, 2017

Twas two weeks to Christmas,
And all through the club,
Not a student was stirring,
Not even Guru Jon,
The Bolo's were hung in the hall with great care
In hope that MK, soon would be there.

Yes folks not long to go until Master Kirk arrives on our shores for the first ti...

November 1, 2017

SPK Martial Arts Academy are delighted to announce the addition of two new classes in Tallaght on Friday evenings. Located in the Kingswood Community Centre just five minutes walk from the Luas Red line. Kicking off the new schedule for Friday evenings, we will begin w...

October 25, 2017

Bahala Na Ireland are excited to welcome Master Kirk McCune to our shores for the first time, as part of a European Tour consisting of five countries in five weeks. Come and join us on this epic Bahala Na ® Euro‪ Tour 2017. All styles and skill levels welcome to join u...

September 27, 2017

PREDICTABILITY VERSUS UNPREDICTABILITY

This is an article given to me by one of my WMA (Western Martial Arts) instructors

Before we begin drilling, a few notes are called for. Learning an effective technique has two parts. First you have to learn the Form. Second you hav...

September 20, 2017

Last Sunday was the 2nd SPK Martial Arts Academy Open day and what a success. Open to all levels of experience we covered many aspects/concepts of Panantukan and Silat and Striking.

Many thanks to all who came down, it was great to see both some old and new faces in att...

September 13, 2017

When you take on any form of martial arts training you need to ask yourself why you are here? 
Are you here for self defense, socializing, or to learn the full traditional art or all. 
If your there to learn abit of self-defence or to socialise then thats perfectly fin...

September 6, 2017

SPK Martial Arts are hosting there 2nd open training day on Sunday 17th September, We will be covering many aspects/concepts of Panantukan and Silat and Striking, training is open to all level, if you have any padding focus pads gloves etc please bring them along, we h...

August 30, 2017

After months of instruction and training under Guro Jon O’Neill; It was time for the test candidates to line up for grading.

Three members of the SPK Martial Arts Academy recently underwent testing for their De Fondo levels in the Giron Arnis system. On the day, it was...