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"Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail."

-- Thomas Jefferson




Do yourself a favor and take advantage of our limited time offer to participate in ONE HOUR of training... ABSOLUTELY FREE!

Call us at 817.938.8888 for more information.

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Combat Submission Wrestling (CSW) Seminar featuring Erik Paulson

May 28th, 2011 : Cost of $110
FMU is hosting a CSW seminar on May 28th, 2011 - 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Erik Paulson's Combat Submission Wrestling Seminar is the most dominant Mixed Martial Arts training system available. CSW is a blend of STX Kickboxing, Jun Fan Kickboxing, Muay Thai, French Savate, Western Boxing, Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling, Catch Wrestling, Shooto, Filipino Dumog, Judo and Brazilian Jui-Jitsu. It encompasses three areas: Kickboxing, Clinching and Grappling which focuses on Submission Wrestling, Submission Fighting and Self-Defense.

He currently runs the CSW Training Center in Fullerton, CA where he trains MMA fighters such as Josh Barnett, Ken Shamrock, Cub Swanson, Ginelle Marquez and is closely affiliated with Sean Sherk and Brock Lesnar of the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy. Erik Paulson is the three time World Shooto Champion, the only American to ever achieve this.

Price is $110 and you must RSVP by paying in advance in order to guarantee your spot as space is EXTREMELY limited. View/print flyer (PDF)

Combat Submission Wrestling (CSW) Seminar featuring Erik Paulson

July 24-25th, 2010 : Cost of $175
FMU is hosting a CSW seminar on July 24-25th, 2010 - 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Erik Paulson's Combat Submission Wrestling Seminar is the most dominant Mixed Martial Arts training system available. CSW is a blend of STX Kickboxing, Jun Fan Kickboxing, Muay Thai, French Savate, Western Boxing, Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling, Catch Wrestling, Shooto, Filipino Dumog, Judo and Brazilian Jui-Jitsu. It encompasses three areas: Kickboxing, Clinching and Grappling which focuses on Submission Wrestling, Submission Fighting and Self-Defense.

He currently runs the CSW Training Center in Fullerton, CA where he trains MMA fighters such as Josh Barnett, Ken Shamrock, Cub Swanson, Ginelle Marquez and is closely affiliated with Sean Sherk and Brock Lesnar of the Minnesota Martial Arts Academy. Erik Paulson is the three time World Shooto Champion, the only American to ever achieve this.

Price is $175 ($110 for a single day) and you must RSVP by paying in advance in order to guarantee your spot as space is EXTREMELY limited. View/print flyer (PDF)

LAMECO Eskrima workshop featuring Guro David Gould

July 17th, 2010 : Cost of $75
FMU is hosting a very limited opportunity to train with one of the original students of Edgar Sulite (founder of LAMECO Eskrima). Guro Gould is considered the most "hard-core" trainers by all of the most senior LAMECO originals and I have to say one of the best opportunities to see a no-BS view on fighting in general (weapons or not). Space is limited so contact FMU by phone at 817.938.8888 if you wish to reserve a spot. (Prepay and save $20!)

LAMECO Eskrima workshop featuring Guro Roger Agbulos

June 26-27th, 2010 : Cost of $150
My brother, Tim McFatridge, is organizing a LAMECO Eskrima seminar featuring Guro Roger Agbulos that will be located in South Lake (351 Bank Street). Cost is $150 ($125 if you prepay!, discount for Law Enforcement and pricing for single day is available). You do not want to miss an opportunity to train with Guro Agbulos as he is an original student of Edgar Silute and an awesome instructor and individual. For more information, go here.

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**SUSPENDED*** Every 1st and 3rd Thursday is Grappling Open Mat Night @ 7:30pm

1st and 3rd Thursday : FREE
Here's a chance to join in on a night of nothing but grappling. It's not a competition, but rather an opportunity to roll with those whom you don't normally get to roll with in order to test those skills you been working so hard to perfect. Shower before coming, leave your egos at the door and, above all, have fun!

**SUSPENDED*** Every 2nd Thursday is Stick Fighter Night @ 7:30pm

2nd Thursday : FREE
Here's a chance to join in on a night of nothing but stick sparring. It's not a competition, but rather an opportunity to roll with those whom you don't normally get to spar with in order to test those skills you been working so hard to perfect. Shower before coming, leave your egos at the door and, above all, have fun!

---------------- Past Events ----------------

*FREE* Texas Parkour Workshop @ FMU (Donations Appreciated)

January 16th, 2010 : FREE
FMU is hosting a Texas Parkour Workshop on January 16th, 2010. Texas Parkour is a non-profit organization that exists to spread the word regarding Parkour. The workshop will begin at 11:00am and last 2-4 hours depending everyones ability to continue. First hour will focus on attributes training and following 1-3 hours will be spent on working various drills to improve the ability to move through the environment. Please join us for this *FREE* workshop; however, you must RSVP in order to guarantee your spot as space is limited. Donations would be greatly appreciated.

Combat Submission Wrestling (CSW) Seminar featuring Erik Paulson

August 15-16th, 2009 : Cost of $150
FMU is hosting a CSW seminar on August 15-16th, 2009 - 10:00am to 3:00pm. Erik Paulson, founder of Combat Submission Wrestling, is an excellent source of knowledge and an legendary instructor. He is a second generation Bruce Lee instructor under the Dan Inosanto and the late Larry Hartsell. He is also trainer and coach to 3 the top five heavyweight MMA fighters (Josh Barnett, Brock Lesnar and Randy Couture). Price is $150 and you must RSVP by paying in advance in order to guarantee your spot as space is EXTREMELY limited.

*FREE* Texas Parkour Workshop @ FMU

May 9th, 2009 : FREE
FMU is hosting a Texas Parkour Workshop on May 9th, 2009. The workshop will begin at 11:00am and last 2-4 hours depending everyones ability to continue. The primary focus will be the attribute training that Parkour practioners use to prepare for the feats they are able to accomplish. Please join us for this *FREE* workshop; however, you must RSVP in order to guarantee your spot as space is limited.

LAMECO Eskrima Seminar featuring FMU/Cory Smith

March 21st, 2009 : Cost of $65
FMU is hosting a LAMECO Eskrima seminar on March 21st, 2009 - 10:00am to 3:00pm. Cory Smith is the founder of Fighting Method University and co-founder of the Jeet Kune Do Kali Association and a second generation Bruce Lee instructor under the late Larry Hartsell. Price is $65 and you must RSVP in order to guarantee your spot as space is limited.

Catch Wrestling Seminar featuring ISG/Tim McFatridge

February 7th, 2009 : Cost of $65
FMU is hosting a Catch Wrestling seminar on Febuary 7th, 2009 - 10:00am to 3:00pm. Tim McFatridge, founder of Integrated Submission Grappling and co-founder of the Jeet Kune Do Kali Association, is an excellent source of knowledge and an awesome instructor. He is also a second generation Bruce Lee instructor under the late Larry Hartsell. Price is $65 and you must RSVP in order to guarantee your spot as space is limited.

*FREE* Texas Parkour Workshop @ FMU

January 24th, 2009 : FREE
FMU is hosting a Texas Parkour Workshop on January 24th, 2009. The workshop will begin at 11:00am and last 2-4 hours depending everyones ability to continue. The primary focus will be the attribute training that Parkour practioners use to prepare for the feats they are able to accomplish. Please join us for this *FREE* workshop; however, you must RSVP in order to guarantee your spot as space is limited.
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