Years ago starting Fokai Industries sent a loud and mixed vibe through the community. Friends and family knew what we were aiming to create ambitious clothing company looking to give Guam quality representation abroad but most people focused on our practice of (what was at the time ) real fight-training. this led to the misconception that fokai... [Read more of this review]
During a trip visiting Ireland in 2010, I was with Tony Susuico(another Guam native) enjoying the view from a cliffside overlooking the famed Cliffs of Moher. There we met an old Shepherd (who at one time was a sailor) who was also walking the Cliffs and, in the midst of a hello and good conversation had given him a Fokai Sticker with the coordinates... [Read more of this review]
What is the ” Sling” in ” Sling and Sword”? and what is fokai’s connection to it?
The sling is a weapon used across the planet from thusands of years ago. Its not certain who had been the first ones to do it; its theorized that it might be one of those things that just kind of showed up at the same time in unrelated places.
Besides... [Read more of this review]
The Sling is Guams native weapon, the sword is Japans native weapon. Sling and Sword is a collaborative campaign between fokai and yamato damashii to celebrate the bridge between Guam and Japan through martial arts and a statement of fokai’s connectivity with Yamato Damashii through martial arts principles and service to defend and protect... [Read more of this review]
Less than 24 hours before their match against the top-ranked team in Asia, the Guam men’s national soccer team is focused and confident.
After touching down in Tehran, Iran on Tuesday, Team Matao met with local media and acclimated themselves to the local conditions. During an interview with the Guam Football Association media... [Read more of this review]
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Alan “Finfou “Do Nascimento just brought the venue to tears. After conceding the win to Fernando Tererê in their middleweight match, he handed Fernando Tererê his black belt. He later explained his actions: Fernando Tererê made what I am in Jiu-Jitsu. He taught me since the white belt.... [Read more of this review]
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Once-Super Typhoon Soudelor pummeled the island of Saipan in the Western Pacific ocean on its path to Taiwan and China this week.
Soudelor slammed Saipan with the intensity of a Category 2... [Read more of this review]
Something to share for serious life enhancement and for the good of mankind. Wim Hof convincingly and selflessly reminds us that breath is truly the key to life
THE WIM HOF METHOD
30 times balloon blowing
Breathe in fully
Breath out fully and hold until gasp reflex
Inhale fully and hold for 10-15 seconds.
Repeat until finished
Take 5 minutes... [Read more of this review]
Often folks will ask what this abbreviation is for and why we often place it into design.
For the educated ,its obvious –this is an abbreviation for Guam’s latitude and longitude for 13 degrees North 144 degrees East.
We added this to our campaign as a recommendation from a longtime surfing brother, founder of Freedom Surf clothing cmpany... [Read more of this review]
We got into the clothing venture because we saw that Guam needed a dedicated label and tasteful product that could present Guam to the world Respectfully. That was in 1997. Time has flown and almost 20years later, we have seen more than 100 local clothing label s rise since then with over 60currently in operation, 30 of these still extremely... [Read more of this review]
1008 is the physical manifestation of the guiding and overseeing forces at work in the unfolding of Fokai’s call-to-duty.
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Brazilian Jiujitsu arrived on Guam at a time when No Holds Barred Fighting and Gracie Jiujitsu were virtually synonymous. It was a time when fighting proficiency was previously defined almost exclusively by kicks and punches. It was a time where the surprise onslaught of Jiujitsu’s combat worth had... [Read more of this review]
We have watched Frank grow tremendously through his career in combat sports and his life as a martial artist. Making headlines from Saipan to Maryland, throughout Guam and the Philippines, Camacho has carried the flags of our islands proudly across podiums with title victories through Submission Grappling, Braziian Jiujitsu, and Mixed Martial arts in... [Read more of this review]
Guam is almost 20 years into its timeline with Brazilian Jiujitsu and Mixed Martial Arts. From humble beginnings in the garages of Jiujitsu admirers lookign to learn the gentle art–the momentum has since spiraled above and beyond producing a growing submission grappling community, a by-product of a resurgence in Guam wrestling, Regional Champions,... [Read more of this review]
Heres a video edit from the Fokai SoCal Project with Cros One of Freestyle Sessions, one of the
World’s most recognized and established breakdancing / B-Boy events. Watch this breakdown as he talks about the elevation of the game, its past, present, and future, and bringing the big show to his backyard, San Diego.
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