We are pleased to announce our new and updated movie catalog for 2017 is available for download. Keep it on your phone as a reference guide.
As a ball of fire sets over the Indian Ocean, Jonathan Brookins reflects on the fights he won and lost…“My opponent being myself has been tougher than anyone else I have ever fought.” This is a Fighters Journey featuring Ultimate Fighter Jonathan Brookins.
This is a story of great courage. When Jonathan Brookins was named Ultimate Fighter after winning the 12th Season UFC Finale, he was about to face a much tougher opponent… himself.
A video clip from Fighting Sticks of Arnis featuring the grandmaster Bobby Taboada. This is part of an interview filmed in the island of Negros where Bobby Taboada talks about his childhood on the streets of Cebu city and how he started training in Arnis and the Balintawak style.
A video clip from Fighting Sticks of Arnis featuring the grandmaster Rodel Dagooc during his legendary Sunday classes in Luneta Park, Manila.
In Fighting Sticks of Arnis we explore the Filipino Martial Arts with more than twelve grandmasters of Arnis guiding is across the Philippines from Manila to Cebu.
Coming soon… Fighting Sticks of Arnis documentary. Featuring more than eight grandmasters of Modern Arnis and two grandmasters of Balintawak. Single and Double stick. Bolo and short knife. Empty hand and more.
Wudang Master Zhong Yun Long featured in our new release, The Immortal Path… The Tao of Tai Chi Chuan. In this scene he talks about the relationship of Wudang Tai Chi Chuan and the Tao Te Ching.
An excerpt from our latest release The Immortal Path. This clip from the film features Standing Meditation… a Tai Chi practice that is found throughout the schools on Wudang Mountain. Standing meditation is a perfect example of non-action, an underlying theme of the Tao and found in the classic text, Tao Te Ching.
The Immortal Path, the Tao of Tai Chi Chuan. Our latest film release coming very soon. Eighteen months in the making, this is a remarkable documentary of the Taoist Martial Art of Tai Chi Chuan and of its relationship with the Tao.
Empty Mind Films are on location throughout March in the Philippines. This is our long awaited documentary on the Filipino Martial Arts with particular interest in Modern Arnis.
A first glimpse of the artwork for our upcoming new release, The Immortal path.
We thought we would share with you this artwork design from our Japanese distributor for the Art of the Japanese Sword. The design is for the DVD box and is a good example of how the Japanese work with graphics and design. They really do pack a lot of information on the DVD box and it’s…
Our forthcoming 2016 release takes us to the island arts of Indonesia for Pencak Silat. There are hundreds of various styles of Pencak Silat and not surprising when a country is made up of thousands of islands.
We rarely feature outside content but a new book release by Alexander Bennett is very news-worthy. Kendo: Culture of the Sword brings to life the history of Japanese swordmanship in a way that only Professor Bennett can.
A two part series on the history of budo by Professor Takashi Uozumi. You can download the artwork covers here.