From the colonial periods to the modern era, arnis sticks represented the Filipino Martial Arts of Eskrima. It’s both fast and deadly. The stick has changed the course of Eskrima history. During the Spanish Colonization in the Philippines, Filipinos were banned from using blades and practicing Eskrima Arnis. That is to avoid a bloody revolution […]
How to become skilled with Filipino Martial Arts weaponry.
This category features informative topics about Filipino Martial Arts weapons. These topics cover the ergonomics of the different weapons to help you accomplish your objectives in training and combat.
Learn from these posts to enhance your skills with different weapons; applying them with speed, power, and mobility.
Escrima sticks are among the most popular martial arts weapons of all time. It’s a formidable weapon for both training and combat, renowned for its speed, flexibility and durability. In this post, we will discuss the technical excellence of this ancient and practical craft. Also, we will give you tips on how to choose the […]
Bladed weapons or “sandata” are a living example of history and culture that would’ve otherwise been forgotten. For the ancient Filipino people, bladed weapons have played a huge part in the country’s development in culture and survival. For numerous Filipino ethnic and tribal groups, traditional weapons exist as a tool for battle as well as […]
Throughout history, nearly every culture has come up with some type of martial art in order to defend themselves from their local or foreign enemies. In the Philippines, Filipino knife fighting was developed from an old blade culture, where people used to carry knives to settle disputes using blades. Some consider Filipino knife fighting as the best […]
Kali martial arts use weapons like the rattan stick, sword, knife, bare hands and other accessory weapons for a combative and sportive self-defence system. Among these weapons-based training, Filipino knife fighting is highly respected and feared because of its speed, power, and elusiveness. Some consider it to be the best knife fighting martial art in the […]
In this section, you’ll find a variety of Filipino martial arts weapons including Filipino weapons of war. There are numerous diverse dialects in the country, and we’ve selected the most common terms for these weapons. Empty Hand This is the rarest among FMA weapons. The phrase “A weapon is just the extension of the arm” […]