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ONRA International Sling tournament in Mallorca via flying proa in Ireland

Hafa Adai. It’s been about 5years since the last entry of Onra was published; and it’s great to see a lot has happened since then. Throughout the failing attempt the last few years of trying to get back to training Jiujitsu, picking up the local martial art of Stone Slinging has, in effect, led to a potentially bright adventure. I had a good conversation... [Read more of this review]

2017 International Slinging Competition Spain. PHOTO GALLERY!

2017 International Slinging Competition Spain. PHOTO GALLERY!                                                                                                      Read More →

Slingers from Guam Arrive in Spain For 2017 International Competition UPDATE!

Slingers from Guam in Spain UPDATE! The F Word: FONER Mallorceans are known throughout history for their armies of thousands of slingers. They were so proficient that they were highly sought after as soldiers for war. Guam has the only national flag pf the world featuring a sling-stone. #onra #fokai #shareculture Update w/ Roman DLC. Currently in Spain... [Read more of this review]

Guelo! FOKAI IRELAND!

                  Guelu putting the final touches (at Fokai Ireland’s Grasshopper Lounge), on his model Proa hours before Fokai Amphibious Division, TASA, and The Guam Waterman Club’s ‘ presentation of The Flying Proa to Ireland Seafarers this evening at The Oar in Crosshaven Ireland  Read More →

FOKAI PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

FOKAI PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Like many other clothing companies, we started out with just printing on wholesale blank items. Almost 20years later and now product starts from a roll of fabric, washed cut and shaped from in-house templates, printed, stitched, packaged, then sent to the shelves of our flagship stores. Though this takes a lot more time and... [Read more of this review]

From POSTGUAM: Guamanians to compete in Spanish sling-stone competition

From POSTGUAM: Guamanians to compete in Spanish sling-stone competition Article by Matt Weiss of The Post Guam In March, a small three-man Guamanian contingent will be headed to Mallorca, Spain, to compete in an international sling-stone competition called the IV Encuentro Internacional Dia de les Illes Balears 2017. More than 20 nations from around... [Read more of this review]

Four men and three Guam Fire department personnel were recognized for their heroism during a ceremony at Adelup on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017.

                    Four men and three Guam Fire department personnel were recognized for their heroism during a ceremony at Adelup on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017.  Fokai Team Rider Ken Concepcion used what he learned from training with safety agencies in real life as he and others helped save paddlers... [Read more of this review]

SUPPORT OUR TROOPS

SUPPORT OUR TROOPS                   Preparing Americans to Serve in the Military, Special Ops, Police, & Fire Fighting Stew Smith is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, a former Navy SEAL Lieutenant, and author of several fitness and self defense books such asThe Complete Guide to Navy SEAL Fitness, Maximum... [Read more of this review]

The Most Anticipated UFC Matchups of 2017

The Most Anticipated UFC Matchups of 2017 Unlike boxing and other combat sports, mixed martial arts has a large built-in fan base that will regularly watch most of the big events. The combination of the dedicated fans and the intense training schedule for the fighters often leads to fights getting announced only a few months before they set to take... [Read more of this review]

Shaolin vs Terere – Polaris 4 – Free & Full Fight

Shaolin vs Terere – Polaris 4 – Free & Full Fight      Read More →

Origin Of Slinging And How The Ancient Chamorro People Used It

Origin Of Slinging And How The Ancient Chamorro People Used It How to use a sling // fokai // acho atupak The sling was one of the first projectile weapons, creatively developed as early as 10,000 B.C. Slingers played a significant role in the Greek, Persian, Roman, and several Mesopotamian armies, and were also considered to be equal to or more better... [Read more of this review]

R.I.P.PER Guam surfing today mourns the lost of one of its greatest surfing talents ever. BRIAN “The Ripper” Cruz

R.I.P.PER Guam surfing today mourns the lost of one of its greatest surfing talents ever. BRIAN “The Ripper” Cruz     Small Body BIG Charger. Can remember Brian having an argument with another Guam bodyborder in the parking lot and he was at tears talking about why he charged so hard and why he put things on the line–because... [Read more of this review]

BIBA MICRONESIA | Ben “Guelu” Rosario of Rota and Selap Tony Piaulig Satwal

BIBA MICRONESIA Ben “Guelu” Rosario of Rota and Selap Tony Piaulig Satwal. Guelu has been manifesting and cultivating the Chamorro Culture in the Marianas for decades and is most recent with his leading role in the Linala Cultural Village at Gokna in Guam. Selap, son of the Great Navigator Mau Piaulig,, (and an affirmed Pwo and accomplished... [Read more of this review]

Jiu Jitsu In Paradise // Tetsuji Kato

#JIUJITSUINPARADISE Tetsuji Kato  first arrived on Guam for A SuperBrawl5 in 1998 where he won a lightweight NHB tournament He easily defeated his opponents to win the tournament. He was flown to Guam for months at a time by Enson Inoue to teach local grapplers for free at the Purebred Shoot Gym Guam. He repeated this process in Saipan and has helped... [Read more of this review]

Patrick Ayuyu & Frank “The Crank” youth class at T’s Kickboxing Gym in Aodobai Japan.

Patrick Ayuyu and Frank “The Crank” Camacho working with the youth class at T’s Kickboxing Gym in Aodobai Japan. Patrick Ayuyu has had a colorful career in professional martial arts. From muy thai competitioms in Japan to MMA matches in the Mariana Islands to the highest level of competition ireprese ting the Unoted States in K1 World... [Read more of this review]