Masters on the Mountain Videos

Masters on the Mountain is one of the most diverse martial arts seminars held on the West Coast, because the two-day event blends everything from Kung Tao Silat, yoga, tai chi, mixed martial arts techniques, and Russian Systema. Masters on the Mountain is held twice a year, in October and April. Visit us on Facebook for upcoming events.


Masters on the Mountain 35 Vol. 2 DVD Spring 2012

Masters on the Mountain, possibly one of the world’s most unique and eclectic gatherings of martial artists, once again came to the snow covered Sierra Mountains, spring 2012. Our Masters on the Mountain 35 DVD captures the highlights, as monkey boxing rubs elbows with yoga, knock out pressure points, explosive jiu jitsu, and more. DETAILS.


Masters on the Mountain 33 Vol. 2 DVD Spring 2011

Masters on the Mountain, possibly one of the world’s most unique and eclectic gatherings of martial artists, returned to the Sierra Mountains, spring 2011. In these highlights, captured in Masters on the Mountain 33, chi chung melds with yoga, catch wrestling, explosive jiu jitsu, Kung Tao Silat, Systema, and other surprises. MORE.


Best of Health and Healing DVD
Excerpts of the best footage from 13 Masters on the Mountain instructors

Healing oneself and others is a vital skill for martial artists. In this sampling of wisdom shared by the eclectic, unique, and experienced martial artists who teach at Masters on the Mountain, we learn how deeply interconnected the worlds of martial and healing arts are. MORE.

1 DVD, 37 minutes, $10 


Masters on the Mountain 30 Winter 2009

Nearly two hours long, this compilation of exceptional therapeutic and combative lessons from October 2009′s Masters on the Mountain includes the following presenters: Dr. Itamar Vinitsky, Sergey Makarenko, Daniel Prasetya, James Painter, Eugene Robinson, Mikel LaChapelle, Janet Gee, Chuck Stahmann and Darca Nicholson. MORE.


Masters on the Mountain 29

Masters on the Mountain is an intensive two-day seminar that occurs bi-annually on the West Coast. It includes Russian Martial Arts training, mediation, muscle memory and other spiritual techniques to improve how the mind, body, and spirit work together to create harmony in one’s life. Instructors and students are shown interacting in a positive manner in a supportive atmosphere. This DVD set contains day one of Masters on the Mountain 29, plus a second DVD from day two, “Systema Comes to the Mountain.”


Masters on the Mountain 28 Winter 2008

On the weekend of October 11, 2008, a unique mix of master martial arts teachers and healers gathered to give a two-day seminar on cutting edge martial arts techniques ranging from Russian Systema, Kun Tao Silat, Rock N Roll Prison Fighting, tai chi, mixed-martial arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and a range of yoga and healing practices to keep the body in tune. MORE.


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Master healers spent a day near California’s Russian River sharing age-old healing wisdom. More…

Masters on the Mountain 25

Playing Martial Arts for the Fun of It with Willem de Thouars and a posse of heavy hitters. More…

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Health & Healing

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Playing Martial Arts for the Fun of It with Willem de Thouars and a posse of heavy hitters.

Masters on the Mountain 22

This is a video about individual teachers from all over the United States, who get together twice a year to explore the outer limits of physicality, all the way from intense combat (with a smile), to learning quantum effect-bending metal (mostly with the mind).

Best of Masters on the Mountain I

The best of Masters on the Mountain, volume one, is a video report of ongoing healing seminars led by advanced practitioners.

The Best of Masters on the Mountain II

Best of Masters on the Mountain, volume two, is a documentary of ongoing healing seminars of advanced practitioners.

Masters on the Mountain 21

This is a video about individual teachers from all over the United States, who get together twice a year to explore the outer limits of physicality, all the way from intense combat (with a smile), to learning quantum effect-bending metal utilizing mostly the mind. More…

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This video explores that question ‘Why we do what we do,’ and probably doesn’t come any closer to answering it other than that it’s for the love of exploration. More…

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Masters on the Mountain 17

Ancient ways of health, healing and fitness – playing martial arts for the fun of it. 2 DVD set, or 30-minute shortened version.

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Masters on the Mountain 16 is about increased ability through age, personified by ‘Uncle’ Bill de Thouars, who only seems to hit harder and move faster the older her gets.

Masters on the Mountain 15

‘Uncle’ Willem de Thouars bequeaths his legacy! Master teachers from around the world investigate that training hall secret you’re not supposed to know – “why martial arts training so often fails on the floor.”

Masters on the Mountain 14

A new theme was introduced in this seminal martial arts weekend – QBUD (Quiet Breath Under Duress). A lot of friendship, training games and hard action are packed into this volume.

Masters on the Mountain 13

A new generation of master teachers continue Uncle Bill’s legacy with an increased emphasis on giving up body structure for energetic alignment and inner breath.

Masters on the Mountain 12

Masters on the Mountain is regarded as a premier martial arts seminar in the United States. This volume focuses on healing and harnessing the power of the unconscious mind. Also included is Uncle Willem de Thouars’ life’s work carried on by his senior master teachers!

Masters in Hollywood

Willem De Thouars does Pa Kua and knife play.

Spinal Energy Pa Kua & Monkey Boxing

‘Uncle’ Bill de Thouars teaches that part of his ‘backyard’ that emphasizes the Chinese internal arts mixed with his Indonesian Monkey Boxing. Shot in Martha’s Vineyard, Mendocino, and San Francisco.

Masters in Mendocino 2

Willem de Thouars teaches the combat arts, but most exceptionally for the one-and-only time breaks down his energy principles and demonstrates self-healing applications.

Masters in Mendocino 1

The first American offering of the unique Vertical Axis Tai Chi of C.K. Chern, Taiwan’s National Team coach.

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