Filipino

Filipino Martial arts includes martial arts like Eskrima, Kali, Arnis, Panantukan, Yaw Yan and many other martial arts from the Philippines.

Rebirth of the Ancient Sport of Sikaran

FILIPINOS, before the arrival of the Spaniards, had their own sports. Notable among these were, Patintero (no word in English) Tago Taguan (hide and...

The Origin of Sikaran

Sikaran is a contact sport, game, contest or tournament that uses both hands and feet to parry an attack by an opponent, normally a...

Doce Pares

Doce Pares is actually the conglomeration of various styles that each founding Master brought into the organization when it was formed in 1932. There...

About Arnis

Arnis began in the Philippines over 1200 years ago. It was the fighting technique used against the Spaniards in the 1500's. Today Arnis is...

Filipino Full Contact Stickfighting

Filipino Full Contact Stickfighting is an exciting martial art and sport where two superb Eskramadors /Arnisadors square off to battle with one or two...

Kuntaw Grappling

This Philippine Martial Art of Kuntaw is a flexible, complete fighting system, which can be modified for any style of competition. Almost no one had heard...

Filipino Warrior Arts: Kali Arnis Eskrima

The recording and documentation of history is an arduous and often difficult undertaking. While reading about history we frequently believe the point of view...

Kun Tao

The Philippines, as with any Asian country, has had a long, hard history with certain aspects of its culture and values similar to other...

Pekiti-Tirsia Kali

Kali is the indigenous fighting art of the Philippines. With its Cultural and Philosophical values its history traces back more than 1500 to 2000...

San Miguel Eskrima

San Miguel Eskrima is the art, science and personal expression of Doce Pares Grandmaster Filemon "Momoy"Cañete. The system is based on: SIMPLICITY DIRECTNESS EFFECTIVENESS ...

Sikaran Philippine Foot Fighting

Sikaran started in the jungles of Luzon in the Philippines and it is the only classical Philippine style of Karate. Much of the original...

Cacoy Canete and Doce Pares

Circa Cañete was known by his Filipino nickname, Cacoy Canete. He was born in August 1919 in San Fernando approximately 30 kilometers south of...

Kuntao Way of the Fist

Kuntao is often translated "way of the fist",  but literally it means fighting art. It is a Hokkien term for martial arts created by...

Kuntaw, Ancient Filipino Martial Art

Kuntaw is an ancient art of native Filipino hand and foot fighting using both hard and soft techniques. It is one of the oldest self-defense...

Fundamentals of WSEF System of Serrada Escrima

An interview with the Author of Fundamentals of WSEF Serrada Escrima - Guro Michael Schwarz of World Serrada Escrima Federation. In this interview martial arts...

Eric Knaus on Dog Brothers Fighting and Pekiti Tirsia

Top Dog here, for this once delurking to set the record straight concerning the claim, which pops up from time to time, that Pekiti...