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Pacific Media Expo Martial Arts Program 2013

Martial Arts Instructional and Informational Workshops

Pacific Media Expo (PMX) 2013 Martial Arts programming is set to once again bring you exciting martial arts action, instruction, and education on Veterans Day weekend Friday, November 8, through Sunday, November 10.

Saturday you can weigh/check in from 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM in the same room. Make sure you get your pass early; there will be plenty of opportunities to participate in your own martial arts experience, with the many martial arts workshops available for all PMX attendees to experience.

All pre-registered competitors for the Way of the Stick and Blade: Tournament of Filipino Martial Arts can weigh in from 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM on Friday, November 8, 2013 and from 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM on Saturday, November 9, 2013 in Catalina C on the second floor of the LAX Hilton. Be sure to check in early and pick up your convention passes so that you can start enjoying what PMX has to offer. There will be plenty of opportunities to participate in many martial arts workshops that are available to all PMX attendees as well as other events.

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Padded Blade Workshop Filipino Martial Heritage will be hosting a padded blade workshop. Guro Victor Gendrano, Jr., a long time student of the legendary Dan Inosanto, will walk attendees through the basics of Filipino blade fighting, using padded blades that will be used in on Sunday's Way Of The Stick and Blade Tournament. Gain experience and knowledge so that you may have the confidence to compete in Sunday's grand event. Padded blades will be available for use and sale. Location: Workshop 1, Carmel

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Jeet Kune DoJeet Kune Do Workshop with professor Mike Rivas. Rivas is a long time student of the late Ted Wong, who was one of Bruce Lee's original and most trusted students. Come and get a glimpse of one of the most lethal martial arts for the past 40 years. Location: Workshop 1, Carmel

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

BalintawakNew Concept of Philippines Arnis (NECOPA) Balintawak with Master Rino Balinado. Rino has trained exclusively with the late Arnulfo Mongcal, one of the original students of the legendary Anciong Bacon, whose aggressive style of Filipino Martial Art, Balintawak, has been one of the most sought after systems to learn. Training Sticks will be available for use and sale. Location: Workshop 1, Carmel

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Combat Submission WrestlingCome join coach Joe Rey from the Southern California Combat Club for some Combat Submission Wrestling. This workshop will focus on a blend of ground fighting, grappling, wrestling, and jiu-jitsu, the mainstays of popular Mixed Martial Arts Events. As a long time wrestling coach and Brazilian Jiu-jitsu practitioner, his wealth of knowledge and experience has gained him much success training MMA fighters of today. Location: Workshop 1, Carmel

Feeling exhausted from all of the PMX excitement? Stop by on Sunday for a serious recharge with PMX's very own Filipino Martial Arts Tournament*. For the fifth straight year, PMX will once again be hosting the Way of the Stick and Blade: Tournament of Filipino Martial Arts. This premiere Filipino Martial Arts event will be held on Sunday, November 10, 2013, from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. This is the only tournament where you can witness the Filipino Martial Arts of Eskrima, Kali, and Arnis, in a fast-paced and highly competitive sport format. Watch skilled practitioners from all over the world compete in competitive Filipino Martial Arts combat such as Sayaws/ Forms, live and padded single stick, padded blade, and mixed weapons padded blade.

*All pre-registered competitors for this event will receive a pass to attend all of PMX's other activities from Friday, November 8, 2013, to Sunday, November 10, 2013. Please check the website for updates and more information regarding Registration.

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The Bun Truck
The Bun Truck will be appearing on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 12 PM to serve lunch at PMX! (11.10.13)

Addition to "Magi" We're announcing that Tony Oliver and Cristina Vee will be joining the rest of the "Magi" cast at their panel on Sunday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. 11.09.13

Food Truck Change
FISHLIPS Sushi's appearance is canceled. White Rabbit Truck will be at PMX2013 for lunch and dinner hours. (11.09.13

Program Schedule
The final version of the PMX 2013 Program Schedule is now available. For all schedule updates and the map for 2013 click here. (11.07.13)

Forever Alone?
Looking for that someone just for you? Check out Singled Out - Anime Style on Friday, November 9. (11.07.13)

PMX is Mobile!
You can now find PMX on Guidebook. Schedule, maps, alerts and more on your iOS and Android devices for free! (11.06.13)

PMX is pleased to announce our first ever K-Pop Dance workshop and a K-Pop Showcase Presented by SIA Entertainment for PMX 2013. (11.05.13)

Masquerade Update The rules and guidelines for Masquerade have been updated with the times for masquerade, office hours and mandatory meeting time. (10.31.13)

Preliminary Schedule
The first draft of the PMX 2013 Program Schedule is now available. Check out schedule updates and the map for 2013. (10.31.13)

Say Cheese
This year, PMX will debut our photo studio room. The room will feature different photographers at different times of the day. (10.31.13)

Scavenger Hunt
The Fashion Scavenger Hunt returns! Win prizes by exploring the convention and solving puzzles. (10.30.13)

Blue Rose Academy
School is back in session at PMX as Blue Rose Academy returns for 2013 with a new schedule of classes. (10.29.13)

Welcome Home
At PMX 2013, come join The Blue Rose Cafe for fun and games at the PMX Maid Cafe. (10.28.13)

Industry Guests
PMX welcomes Magi: Labyrinth of Magic voice actors Erik Kimerer, Lucien Dodge, and Erica Mendez as industry guests for 2013. (10.28.13)

Welcome Back
Domestic voice actress Marianne Miller and Yu-Gi-Oh: The Abridged Series creator LittleKuriboh return for PMX 2013.(10.28.13)

Deadline Extended
The deadline for complimentary pass eligibility for Industry and Press has been extended to Nov. 6th. (10.28.13)

Industry/Press Reg
Registration for Industry and Press are now open. (10.24.13)

Swap Meet Info up
Swap Meet table sales open at 7:00pm, Friday 10/25. Click here for details. (10.24.13)

Vocaloid's Back!
By popular demand, Vocaloid diva Hatsune Miku returns in an unofficial concert at PMX! (10.18.13)

It's a Masquerade!
Additional details are now available for the PMX Masquerade including our emcee and halftime entertainment. Space is still available. (10.18.13)

Fashion Update
PMX is pleased to announce our featured vendors for our Fashion Boutique and the participating brands in the PMX Fashion Show. (10.17.13)

Une Petite FetÍ
Join Une Petite FetÍ to welcome designer Mari Nakamura of Juliette et Justine, to PMX 2013 for her first ever US appearance! (10.11.13)

BACK-ON Priority
Guaranteed seating is now available for the BACK-ON concert. See "Concerts and Ticketed Special Events" on our Registration page. (10.10.13)

KOR Creator
PMX welcomes Kimagure Orange Road creator/artist Izumi Matsumoto as our Manga Artist Guest of Honor. (10.01.13)

Weiss Schwarz
Bushiroad will host a free-to-play Weiss Schwarz tournament at PMX on Saturday, Nov. 9. (09.25.13)

Application Update
The application for The Way of the Stick and Blade martial arts tournament is now available. (09.25.13)

Artist Market Reg
Registration for spots in the Artist Market will go live on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. Please visit the Artist Market page for more info. (09.22.13)

Hall Cosplay
Planning to cosplay at PMX? Outstanding. Before you come to PMX, please read the updated rules for 2013. (09.20.13)

FMA Returns
The Way of the Stick and Blade returns to PMX. Tournament Application coming soon. (09.16.13)

Kigurumi Pajama Party
Back by popular demand. The Kigurumi Pajama Party returns to PMX. (09.11.13)

Panel Reg is Open! Would you like to present a Panel or Workshop at PMX? Click here for more information. (09.08.13)

Clockwork Couture
PMX is proud to welcome Clockwork Couture into the PMX Fashion Boutique. (09.06.13)

Press Policies Online
Please note that Press Policies have changed somewhat this year. (09.04.13)

Industry Policies Up
Please note that Industry Policies have changed somewhat this year. (09.04.13)

Masq Reg Opens
Masquerade rules and guidelines have been posted and online registration is now open. (09.01.13)

AMV Contest 2013
PMX announces the return of our Anime Music Video Contest. Find out more information on how to participate here. (08.22.13)

Help Wanted
Would you like to attend PMX at no charge? With a little work we can make that happen! Please see our volunteers page to find out how. (08.16.13)

PMX is pleased to welcome back dolldelight as part of our fashion lineup as part of the PMX Fashion Show. (08.13.13)

The Snow Field
PMX welcomes The Snow Field to our fashion lineup for 2013. (07.18.13)

Go Team Venture!
Michael Sinterniklaas, voice of Dean Venture in The Venture Brothers and Kenji Koiso in Summer Wars will be a PMX guest of honor. (07.18.13)

Book Your Stay
The Hilton LAX is now accepting reservations for PMX 2013. See the Location page for more information and location guides. (07.12.13)

Registration Open
Online pre-registration is now open! Full badges are $40 until September 5th. (07.05.13)

Ready to Rock
PMX welcomes jrock band BACK-ON as music guest of honor. (07.04.13)

Fashion Forward
PMX proudly announces fashion guest of honor Designer Mari Nakamura of Juliette et Justine. (05.24.13)

Coming Soon
Stay tuned to this webpage. PMX is all set to start making announcements. (05.22.13)

Save the Date!
PMX returns to the Hilton Los Angeles Airport in 2013. Mark your calendars for November 8-10, 2013. (04.20.13)

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