ESCRIMA (or Eskrima), also known as Arnis and Kali, is the national sport and martial art of the Philippines. The three names are roughly interchangeable. or following the instructions given within. Since the physical . Eskrima Street Defense offers dozens of practical techniques for dangerous street encounters. OFFICIAL WEAPONS MANUAL No part of this manual may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, Kali is arnis and escrima with a sword, double sword.

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But if you employ the same technique in Filipino weapons fighting, you would be in for serious trouble because even the most mediocre of escrimadors know that all he has to do is to meet your kick with the edge or point of his knife to neutralize your attack. Ihre Session ist abgelaufen. He lives in the U. A true application used in any martial arts system you mankal. With these accomplished, you can proceed on inserting kicks when training with your weapons whether solo or with a partner.

Just enter your name and email below:. Additionally, cult like followings and superstitions have developed in a number of FMAs see here and here. Training the unique footwork and weapon techniques of the FMAs will add another dimension to your skills.

The feet were used for kicking at the low level. The same cannot be safely done against a machete or knife attack and would also be unwise even against escrlma stick. Unlike most styles, nearly all Filipino arts put weapon training first. The Thai martial art of krabi krabong blended weapons fighting and kicking techniques perfectly.

The use of kicks in escrima, arnis and kali weapons fighting – FMA Pulse

The unarmed techniques in many FMAs come directly from armed techniques, leading to unexpected and functional applications. My opinion is based on the fact that in Filipino weapons fighting, the stick or the knife is the primary implement for inflicting damage and everything else is but an auxiliary tool.

Weapons create the opportunity for angles and methods of attack that are uncommon in unarmed fighting. I have seen some practitioners integrate high kicks into their weapons fighting and while they are impressive to behold, they may not be very practical to use in real combat. As a young child, Rene first witnessed martial arts during celebrations after the crop season was overcultural events, and hanging around the Filipino Community Center in Stockton, CA.


The fact that edcrima FMAs today are non-functional shouldn’t however take away from the outstanding footwork, techniques, and weapon training among them.

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The use of the elbow, knee and head were common at close range combat. Fighting with and against weapons esctima substantially different from unarmed fighting.

Therefore getting out of the way using footwork is of primary importance. The use of kicks in escrima, arnis and kali weapons fighting By Perry Gil S.

Why do I stress basics…. Over 40 years of experience and manuzl of application … no secrets, excessive techniques, fantasy warrior ego boosting movements, just hard work, logic, realistic and effectives basics.

A and travels worldwide for seminars and galas. Unique, Functional Skills Fighting with and against weapons is substantially different from unarmed fighting.

The use of kicks in escrima, arnis and kali weapons fighting

Daten werden geladen …. In escrima, arnis and kali weapons fighting, every limb is used in addition to the stick or knife that the fighter is wielding.

Simple low kicks blend naturally with Filipino weapons fighting than high flamboyant kicks. A fully escima system which guides you to the weapon and the real relationship to empty hands and Filipino Boxing methods.

FMA Training Like all functional martial arts training, FMA training must include practice against fully resisting, uncooperative opponents that are fighting back. October 20th, 0 Comments. Unfortunately, this is lacking in a great many FMA schools. A person can block a punch or a kick using their arm as a shield or cover. The universality of the concept of using kicks in weapons combat is evident in this illustration from an ancient fencing manual showing the use of a kicking technique in sword fighting From the book The Martial Arts of Renaissance Europe by Dr.

He asked his father if he could take Judo or Karate lessons. But uncommon does not equal ineffective. Now modern technology allows us to bring this incredible art into your home.


Latosa Escrima Concepts is a very open, dynamic and logical martial art fighting system. In the clinch range, the best leg techniques to employ are foot stomp to the instep, oblique kick to the knee the motion for this kick is more like stepping on the knee joint rather than simply pushing outwardlow side kick to the shin or knee, as well as knee strike to the sciatic nerve on the outer thigh or to the groin.

They are a means to an end rather than the end in itself. Sipa, sikad and tadyak are Filipino words for kick. This article will just focus on the use of kicks in Filipino martial arts weapons fighting. While different FMAs specialize in different weapons, many of them include training with blunt and sharp weapons of various lengths, from palm sticks and knives to sticks and swords.

Combat grappling-like techniques standing or on the ground were applied. In the case of using kicks, that means your opponent has an extra pair weapons to worry about attacking his low line.

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In Filipino weapons fighting, kicks come into play when the high line was closed because the two fighters were in a clinch or within medium range. High kicks are long range tools and are often used for bridging the gap in empty hand combat. In weapons fighting, it is easy to understand that human limbs can rarely compete against the hardness of wood and steel.

Next is the attainment of the attributes that make a technique work like power, speed, accuracy and timing. In addition to these modern weapons being readily available today, skill in using them also transfers very well to everyday objects, and the empty hand applications can be very effective.