Forteza 2014 Year in Review and 2015 Teaser: Combatives

The past twelve months of Combatives training at Forteza has been so epic, we almost feel bad for everyone who didn’t get to train with us.  Almost. In 2014, Forteza played host to literally the who’s who of… Read More

Martial Blade Concepts/Sobadiwan Eskrima Progressive Skills Seminar May 3-4th

Internationally-known and respected personal defense and protection expert Michael Janich returns to Chicago for a special, two-day workshop! PROGRAM In this two-day seminar, Michael Janich will present intermediate and advanced instruction in the skills of his MBC system,… Read More

Joint Lock Seminar Review (“Junkyard Aikido”)

On October 27th we had Eric Mayes, owner of Rocky Mountain Self Defense, out for a one day seminar on joint locking.  Eric is a black belt in Combat Hapkido, as well as a fully certified instructor of… Read More

Congrats to Trey Ptak – new MBC Affiliate Instructor

Last month, Forteza instructors Keith Jennings and Trey Ptak traveled to Detroit for a three day seminar with Martial Blade Concepts founder and head instructor Mike Janich.  In addition to the knife instruction for which MBC is famous, Janich also… Read More

Introduction to Martial Blade Concepts this Sunday at the Nearing School of Wing Chung

To help our good friend Phil celebrate the opening of his new studio, Keith will be teaching an Introduction to Martial Blade Concepts, at Philip Nearing Wing Chung. The seminar will be at 1363 W. Chicago Ave. in… Read More