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Comtech Advanced Machete & Sword Fighting DVDs
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Comtech Advanced Machete & Sword Fighting
(Aka. Lost Heads - Deadly Strikes of Kali)

Vol.1 - Single Sword
Vol.2 - Double Swords
Vol.3 - Two Handed Sword
Vol.4 - Solo Form 'Senang'
Read More About Lost Heads HERE

Normally 160 - Just 120 This Week Only


Comtech Advanced Machete & Sword Fighting
Copyright Pete Kautz 2018

Back in 2007 Master at Arms Keating asked me to fly out to his home in Milton Freewater, Oregon to help him film a new series of videos. Over a week's time we filmed a total of 13 DVDs, including such titles as Hellbows, Crossing the Bridge, Sword & Dagger and Stickfighting.

But we also did a FOUR VOLUME SET on advanced machete and sword fighting tactics which never gained the popularity of these other titles and sort of flew "under the radar" of most folks.

(This was probably in part due to the title "Lost Heads" and in part due to the fact that it was only available as a set.)

This is unfortunate because these videos showcase some the best material you will see from MAA Keating on the topic and mesh well with what was shared on Sword & Dagger and Stickfighting.

I had a hard time when we filmed these videos because I was so interested in what MAA Keating was teaching that it was distracting me from being an uke (training partner). I had to keep reminding myself, "stay ready" and not pay attention to what he was saying.

Volume one of the series covers the machete or short sword and the concept of instant entry and a finishing strike being made as one motion.

Volume two ups the ante by adding a second machete or short sword, allowing for symmetrical play on both sides of the body in relation to the line of attack.

Volume three teaches the use of a longer, two handed sword in the matrix of motion. Like always, this could be a baseball bat or other impact weapon, just as you could utilize a stick or pair of sticks with the first volumes.

Volume four teaches a solo form named "Sanang" which allows for individual practice of the techniques.

We have never run a discount on this set until now, so if you are interested in seeing some of the best blade work that Mr. Keating has put on video, then you owe it to yourself to check this series out!

All my very best to you,

Pete Kautz

Alliance 2018 Seminar Schedule

52 Blocks A.O.D. (Art of Defense) April 28-29
In 2016 I became the first certified Coach in 52 Blocks AOD in the USA with YouTube's own Mr. Lyte Burly. Now you can learn the footwork, evasion, hand feints, blocks, partner drills, equipment training and strategies that are part of this fascinating urban boxing style. This training will blend in with whatever martial art you practice now to help improve your Defense!


Wild Western Arts I - Bowie Knife, Tomahawk, Double Knife & Knife Throwing May 19-20
The classic American Bowie knife is the focus of this weekend along with special sessions on the tomahawk, double knife, and knife throwing. Whether you are interested more in the historical aspect or the martial, you are sure to enjoy this special seminar and walk away with many new skills.


Wild Western Arts II - Rifle & Pistol Aerial "Trick Shooting" (Instinctive Shooting) June 16-17
In the 19th and 20th century there were many American exhibition shooters like Annie Oakley, Ad & Plinky Topperwein, and Ed McGivern who amazed audiences with their ability to hit small targets thrown into the air using a rifle or pistol. Now you can learn their secrets and be able to hit cans, coins, even tiny aspirin tablets or a BB its self with the rifle and hit multiple hand thrown targets with the pistol. All training is done safely with airguns so you can continue perfecting your new skills at home without needing to go to a special range. This skill directly translates to hunting, sporting clays, etc.


Armed Reactive Mittwork July 21-22
What do you get when you mix the weapon skills of Comtech's James A. Keating with the kind of reactive focus mitt work that Roger Mayweather is famous for? Armed Reactive Mittwork! Learn to move, defend, counter strike, draw, shoot, use the blade and more in a constant flow of motion that builds skill and endurance. If you use focus mitts this is next level training in flowing art to art, from unarmed to knife to pistol or any other defensive tool (flashlight, chemical spray, etc.)


Evolution of the Blade August 18-19
This seminar will highlight many aspects of blade culture around the world and throughout time. We will explore methods from from the Medieval times to modern day from North & South America, Europe, and Asia; making the connections and learning how each art enhances the others. We'll spend time working with small knives, big knives, machetes, swords and more.


Comtech Drawpoint Method September 15-16
The Comtech Drawpoint method is a condensed education in some of the best Filipino bladecraft for self defense. This seminar will cover all 3 modules of Drawpoint (Picking, Cover & Slash, Hook & Pass) in both partner and combat drills as well as disarming and counter-counter work. If you've seen the videos and want to get hands on with the training this is a perfect opportunity to learn everything correctly and gain true skill.


Private Training
Private training is available for 250 a day either before or after any seminar, or at your convenience. Tell me what you're interested in and I'll put together a custom program to suit your needs. Bring a training partner along for just 100 more and share the experience.

Seminar Details

All group seminars are 2 days long and cost $250. Each is limited to 8 participants so you will receive maximum personal attention throughout the event.

The training will be held at my school in Alpine, NY. The closest Airports are Ithaca (ITH) and Elmira Corning (ELM).

We recommend the Super 8 Motel in Ithaca (607) 273-8088 or the Knights Inn in Horseheads (855) 516-1090 if you are flying into Elmira or looking for a cheaper option. Both are about a 30 minute drive from the school.

There are a number of closer small motels (15 minutes drive) in the Watkins Glen area, but these can be quite expensive due to tourism in the region.

If you have any questions please write me at petekautz@lightlink.com

I look forward to meeting you this year!

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