Willie Laureano | Bio

Willie Laureano is one of the most respected Filipino Martial Arts instructors in the world. Originally from the Philippines, he started training with the world famous Guro Dan Inosanto in 1980 and has been studying, competing and teaching ever since. With close to 40 years of experience under his belt, he is known for his wide range of Martial Arts expertise in FMA as well as Striking. Willie trains a variety of people in FMA, ranging from world champion athletes such as Anderson Silva to numerous members of the Special Operations community.

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How to Use Punches to Lay Down Cover Fire

In this Tip of the Week, Striking Coach Vince Salvador shows how to lay down cover fire, meaning he throws punches to help him move to the angle he wants. This lesson is good for Boxing, Kickboxing or MMA. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Coach Vince:How’s it going?

Resourceful Boxing Training Using Pool Noodles

One of the nice things about boxing is you don’t need fancy equipment to train. Boxing Coach Joe Vargas shows how you can use some cheap pool noodles to work on your distance, timing, slips, counters, head movement and so on. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Coach Joe

Killer Ab Exercises Using a Resistance Band

If you’re looking for a great ab workout to change up your routine, get yourself a resistance band and try out some of these exercises Strength and Conditioning Coach Jason Salazar shows in this video. VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Coach Jason Salazar:Hi, Jason here at The Arena.

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