We are saddened, today, by the loss of Hollywood producer and friend to Sayoc Kali, James Jacks. James was responsible for such movies as Dazed and Confused, Raising Arizona, Tombstone, and The Mummy franchise. He also produced several other early Cohen Brothers movies, as well as The Hunted, the fight scenes for which were designed […]
Movies / TV
Frozen Lake is here! Tune in to watch the latest episode of NCIS: LA tonight (Nov 26, 2013) at 9/8c on CBS! Frozen Lake was written and produced by Dave Kalstein. Fight choreography by Tuhon Rafael Kayanan. This episode features a two vs. one knife-fight scene in which Ernie Reyes Jr. fights LL Cool J and Chris […]
The Sayoc Kali collaboration for the new NCIS: Los Angeles episode, titled Frozen Lake, was just announced by CBS. Check out the announcement for Frozen Lake on CBS Express And follow some folks on twitter! A few Twitter handles not mentioned in the post: NCIS: LA Producer, Dave Kalstein: @DaveKalstein Sayoc Fight Design: @RafaelKayanan Ernie […]
Sayoc Kali’s Tuhon Rafael Kayanan and television producer, Dave Kalstein, are at it again, working on a new episode of NCIS: Los Angeles. This time, they are bringing in a martial arts icon, Ernie Reyes Jr.! The episode is called “The Frozen Lake.” A very familiar term to Sayoc Kali Instructors. Be sure to check […]
The official trailer for Non-Stop, a new Liam Neeson thriller, is out. Tuhon Rafael Kayanan worked as a fight designer on this movie.
Meanwhile, in Los Angeles this weekend: Guro Brian Calaustro, Ernie Reyes Jr., Tuhon Rafael Kayanan, and Dave Kalstein after a Sayoc Kali training session.
According to sources, CBS liked the NCIS LA episode “Kill House” so much that they will air a preview commercial during the Super Bowl! Written and produced by Dave Kalstein, the episode will feature fight scenes orchestrated by Tuhon Rafael Kayanan, Director of Sayoc Combat Choreography. Be sure to tune in live Tuesday, February 5th […]
Here are some cool pics of some behind-the-scenes prep-work for an upcoming NCIS: LA fight scene, featuring Sayoc Stick Grappling. Tuhon Raf and Zee at rehearsal this past week. And word on the street is that, if you keep your eyes open, you’ll be able to see some of Tuhon Raf’s artwork as well! 🙂 […]
Daniela Ruah and Chris O’ Donnell training Sayoc Stick Grappling on set with Guro Brian Calaustro NCIS: LA Producer, Dave Kalstein: “Every day, we become more lethal.”
written by Rafael Kayanan The Hunted – Blade Choreography by Sayoc GENRE: Action MPAA RATING: (R), for strong bloody violence and some language RELEASE DATE: 3/14/2003 STARRING: Tommy Lee Jones, Benicio Del Toro, Connie Nielsen, Jenna Boyd, Leslie Stefanson DIRECTOR(S): William Friedkin (The French Connection, The Exorcist) PRODUCER(S): James Jacks, Ricardo Mestres WRITER(S): Art Monterastelli, […]