Martial Arts Odyssey: Behind the Scenes at Martial Arts Odyssey

In Martial Arts on March 24, 2009 at 1:25 am

 A show about the show.

Watch it for free on youtube.

boran-t-kneeThis is a look into the new web TV show, “Martial Arts Odyssey” hosted by Antonio Graceffo. In this short overview, Antonio explains how the show came about and what the basic premise is. Host Antonio Graceffo has been living in various countries in Asia, studying martial arts, for nearly eight years. Along the way, he was writing articles and books about martial arts, available on, now, equipped with a video camera, he has been retracing his steps, so you can meet the masters and see the various martial arts. The basic format of each show is that Antonio goes to some interesting location and trains with a unique master in an obscure or well known martial art. Episodes have been filmed in Burma, Lao, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Philippines, Taiwan, and more. Some of the featured arts include: Bokator, Yaw Yan, Kuntaw, Lai Tai, Thieu Lam, Bradal Serey, MMA, Arnis, Muay Boran, Boxing, and Muay Thai. The show is completely non-commercial. Whatever Antonio wants to shoot, he shoots. If you want to have your art or your school featured on “Martial Arts Odyssey,” just contact Antonio. Send him email or join him on facebook. The episodes run for free so everyone can watch them. Antonio used to live in Brooklyn and work in Manhattan. “My show might be the only chance some people back home get to even see Asia. So, for ten minutes they can take an exotic holiday and maybe learn something about a foreign culture.” A lot of martial artists dream of coming to Asia to train. Antonio hopes that “Martial Arts Odyssey” can give them a small glimpse into their dream. On practical note, Antonio hopes the show will inspire people to take chances in their lives and follow their dreams, whatever those dreams might be. Join Antonio on facebook Watch it for free on youtube. Antonio Graceffo is a martial arts and adventure author living in Asia. He is the host “Martial Arts Odyssey,” a web TV show which traces his ongoing journey through Asia, learning martial arts in various countries. His books are available on Contact him: Join him on His website is This episode was edited by Antonio Garceffo and features the official Martial Arts Odyssey intro and outro by Andy To. muay,thai,kick,boxing,kickboxing,martial,arts,odyssey,Brooklyn,monk,brooklynmonk,Antonio,Graceffo,china,Chinese,san,da,kung,fu,monkey,fist,Taiwan,ROC,MMA,mixed,traditional,CMA,TMA,grappling,striking,bokator,kuntaw,arnis,kali,lao,lai,tai,yaw.yan,thieu,lam,bradal,serey,pradal,khmer,boxkator,boxcator,Cambodia,cambodian

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