May 6, 2010

Cecil Burch - Crazy Monkey Defense Seminar

School of Budo Proud to be hosting

CECIL BURCH - July 17 & 18, 2010

Please join us for this unique opportunity to study and train under BJJ black belt and CMD master instructor Cecil Burch.

Cecil Burch has been pursuing his passion for Martial Arts since he was 16. After studying Shotokan, Kenpo, and Tae Kwon Do, he moved to Jeet Kune Do and the Filipino Martial Arts under Dan Inosanto and Paul Vunak. Cecil was one of Vunak’s first certified Full Instructors. In 1990, he began extensive study in Savate under Salem Assli. He also spent time learning Muay Thai and a number of different Pentjak Silat systems.

In 1994 he began training in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu with Megaton Dias. Cecil is currently a black belt under Megaton and has competed extensively. Including the 2010 Pan-Am as the Bronze Medalist (as a black belt), 2009 American National Gold (brown belt – super heavyweight) & Silver medal (brown belt – absolute division), and the 2006 Pan-Am gold medal (purple belt).

In 2003, he started training with Rodney King, creator of the Crazy Monkey Defense (CMD) boxing system. Cecil was one of the original people authorized by Rodney to begin teaching CMD in 2005 and was a founding member of PCWA (Performance Coaching World Alliance), the umbrella group of CMD trainers. He is currently one of the four highest-level CMD trainers in the world.

Cecil has been conducting seminars for the past few years and enjoys passing on whatever he can to anyone interested in functional fighting arts.


Times and Class Blocks:


Sat, July 17, 10:00 AM – 12:30PM - Fundamental building blocks of CMD - philosophy and reasoning behind the method, basic defensive platform, footwork, basic offense, core drilling and training

Sat July 17, 2:00 – 4:30PM - Streamlining BJJ for non-attribute based street self-defense - surviving, defending, and escaping from the bottom

Sun July 18, 9:00 – 11:30AM - Building on baseline CMD and focusing on applications and drilling/sparring


Location: School of Budo – 7506 N Chicago Avenue, Portland OR 97203

Cost: $80 for EBR dojo members / $100 for non-members


We are limiting the seminar to 20 participants so please reserve your spot as early as possible.

For questions please contact – Michael Selin 503-705-5275 / Michael@ecoledebudo.com

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