While training to sharpen your Arnis, Filipino Kali, and Eskrima skills, you will have to spar and fight at some point. And if you train properly and follow the tips in this post, you will be prepared. Sparring is a helpful training method that will enable you to examine and enhance your skills. It will […]
Filipino Stick Fighting as a Sport
Arnis is the National Martial Arts Sport in the Philippines. It is also known as Eskrima or Kali. This sport actually emphasizes Weapon-Based Fighting which is done using knives, bladed weapons, sticks and various improvised weapons.
This category focuses on Arnis or Eskrima as a sport. It provides information on how to prepare athletes for sports competition - in sparring and forms contests.
Why Arnis Eskrima is The Philippines’ National Sport and Martial Arts
Arnis Eskrima is a sport and indigenous martial art of the Filipinos, which is characterised by the application of twirling and swinging movements, along with parrying, thrusting and striking methods for offence and defence. The martial art is also known as Eskrima, Garrote, Kali and many other names in different regional languages like Pananandata in […]
Arnis Martial Arts in the Philippines – Sports Arnis
WEKAF or the World Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation is an organization that promotes the Filipino Martial Arts of Arnis Martial Arts. It is also the parent body that conducts numerous tournaments in many countries around the world. The National Arnis Association of the Philippines was its predecessor. It initially started conducting the stick fighting tournaments. […]
Learn Arnis Sparring Techniques
In FMA (Filipino Martial Arts), learn arnis sparring is one of the most crucial aspects of training. This seems like an obvious statement but in the FMA world, there are groups and several systems that do not include sparring in Eskrima as part of their training program. Rather, numerous FMA practitioners spend time and energy […]
Ultimate Stick Fight – Stick and Sword Training
This article will discuss the ultimate stick fight and the difference between fighting with sticks and fighting with swords, as well as how one method works better or worse in certain conditions. Ultimate Stick Fight Using Sword and Stick Although you are highly unlikely to encounter a sword or stick fight along the street, sword […]