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12 Striking Techniques in Arnis – Basic Lessons

June 28, 2018

These are 12 basic angles or 12 striking techniques in Arnis. Learning to attack or defend against these angles is the ancient way to become a great warrior The Filipino Arnis is a rich and ancient art that has been popular for long centuries among warriors and practitioners. Today, there are big numbers of enthusiastic […]


Blocking Techniques in Arnis – Take Your Game Up

May 16, 2018

To attack is great, but what is attack with some efficient defense? Leaning about the blocking techniques in Arnis will definitely take your game up a notch Interested in the world of Eskrima? You are not alone. Although Arnis is a rather ancient practice, it is gaining a bigger fan base by the hour. Today […]


Kampilan – Story of The Filipino Legendary Sword

April 21, 2018

The Kampilan is a mighty sword that is so distinctive from a lot of blades. It has always had a special place in the Filipino history. Forged with pride, this legendary sword is said to be the one that slayed Magellan. One must understand and study the various blades of any culture to understand what […]


Arnis Rules and Regulations: Do You Know It?

March 8, 2018

The world of Arnis is all about discipline & patience. Learning all Arnis rules and regulations will show what it takes to become a renowned Arnis warrior. Martial arts have always held their place in history as practices of brave warriors who fear nothing. For so many years, kings and rulers showed the ultimate respect […]


Arnis Stances – Important Things You Must Know

January 16, 2018

Basically speaking there are 7 stances in Arnis. Understanding the importance of the stances and how to do them can help you master Arnis and its strikes. Basically speaking there are 7 stances in Arnis. Understanding the importance of the stances and how to do them can help you master Arnis and its strikes. Arnis […]


Arnis Techniques – Weapons & Exercises

November 6, 2017

In order to excel at the Arnis techniques, you need to make sure that you are giving them the needed time, devotion and effort. The training can be taken lightly or very seriously depending on how important excelling at the Arnis techniques is to you. The different Arnis techniques are native to South East Asia […]


Espada y Daga: Filipino Fighting Skills & Spanish’s

August 11, 2017

Arnis is a traditional sport of martial arts in the Philippines, and a skill set to use a lot of powerful and ruthless weapons. Originally, that are designed to deliver a biggest amount of damage on the slightest move. One of those great and mighty weapons is the Espada y Daga, a powerful and lethal […]


Taking up the Cane: Basic Skills in Arnis

July 17, 2017

Modern Arnis is a powerful stick fighting art from the Philippines. The hallmark of this amazing style is the fluid stick and empty hand techniques that make practitioners so fast and effective. Hopefully this article will start to give you the basic skills in Arnis to start working towards the speed and fluidity to call […]


Ginunting – a Fil and Indo Sword

May 21, 2017

Southeast Asia is home to a lot of famous and popular martial arts. Along with these wonderful arts, the incredible and mighty weapons that are originally useful in combat appeared. The Ginunting is one of these traditional and historical weapons that is a favorite weapon for a long time in the jungles of the Philippines. […]


Kali vs Silat

April 28, 2017

Kali vs Silat. These arts are gaining popularity due, at least in part, to their use in various movies such as The Hunted, the Bourne movies, the Raid movies, and others. Often, people hear about Kali and Silat in the same sentence or paragraph and assume they are closely related. They are related, but more […]