FMA Modified Tapado

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In this short video from FMA Pulse, Grandmaster Mike Vasquez demonstrates some basic strikes of Modified Tapado. He explains and differentiates between traditional tapado and modified tapado grips and positions, which were modified to increase the power of the strikes. 

Helping to demonstrate the tapado strikes in the clip is Maha Guro Nate Defensor of the Defensor Method. GM Vasquez is highly ranked in other FMA and Karate systems.

A tapado stick is approximately 45 inches long and can be made from a rattan staff.

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