Dr. Micah Naziri

Dr. Micah B.D.C. Naziri (Shifu Seng, Hern-Heng) holds multiple black sash and instructor ranks from all over the world, including China and Israel. He has been training in martial arts since 1994 and been a Taoist disciple under Manuel Taningco and Huang, Chien-Liang since 2006. He has been a Yang style T'aijiquan instructor since 2006 and Tien Shan Pai instructor since 2008. He became a Xingyiquan and Chen style T'aijiquan instructor in 2009 and became a student of Chen, Yaoze in 2010, and Chen Bing in 2012. He has trained in Krav Maga since 2005 and has studied the system in California and the State of Israel. He holds two masters degrees (2012, 2015) and a doctorate (2020), which was the result of nearly a decade of research and studies through his international organization the Hashlamah Project Foundation, carried out in the State of Israel and the Palestinian Territories and abroad.

Gun Disarms vs. Gun Trapping

Whether we are talking about Kali, Silat or Krav Maga, efficient and effective self-defense techniques must always employ natural body movements, be easy to learn and remember. They must also be effective under stress and exhaustion. That means advanced techniques for disarming, while useful training tools for our muscle memory, are not what we will …

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Kali and Silat: What’s the Difference and What’s the Same?

The Internet has brought us a lot of knowledge from all over the world, right to our fingertips. The problem is that along with easy access to global knowledge comes almost limitless accompanying bunk and misinformation. Perhaps no where is this more pronounced than in martial arts circles and websites. One particularly contentious debate is …

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Kali Training Tips

When COVID-19 first took the world by surprise, martial artists were faced with an unprecedented situation. How were we to continue our training at home? This is where Kali and Escrima training tips come in.   We are all craved the opportunity to train, whether in classes, or otherwise, but our options were very limited during …

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