Oh gosh, Jason Bourne is back! Being a big fan of the Bourne film series, I’m beyond excited to see this. The last installment, The Bourne Legacy, was quite bland for my taste. So I’m hoping this upcoming movie will be just as phenomenal as the previous ones with Matt Damon as the lead character—or even more.
Opens this July!
Here’s the first official trailer:
Expectation Vs. Reality #1: Fight like Jason Bourne
Action star wannabes perhaps want to learn Kali to fight like Jason Bourne. Sure, why not? I’m guilty of this, too. But remember, while The Bourne Identity was based on Filipino martial arts, the fight scenes there were choreographed. Real life scenarios are different. And he’s a fictional character! While you may not become as badass as Jason Bourne, you can be a great Filipino martial artist through many years of regular training and hard work. You’ll learn many practical techniques and become a good fighter.
Photo grabbed from BecomingLayla.com
I sometimes ask myself, “What have I gotten myself into?” Because I know I have an addictive tendency about things that stir my interest. Filipino Martial Arts is no exception. You know that kind of addiction that no antidote or rehabilitation program could cure? That’s it. But why would I wanna be cured in the first place, right? Hell no!
It’s a positive kind of addiction, I tell you. All-natural high, too! Truth is, if I could train every day, I would. Like I told my FMA teacher once, “When I’m not training in Kali, I think about it or Google stuff about it.” The more I learn about it, the more I crave for it. And I can’t stop. And I won’t stop. (Anyone else can hear We Can’t Stop by Miley Cyrus?! Hahaha)
Well, I guess that’s another reason why I put up this blog—as an outlet for me to rave or share anything about FMA. I understand not everyone is interested in Kali or martial arts in general, so this venue is for passionate, like-minded individuals. Let’s connect and collaborate! So much for the introduction.