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Tag Archives: Kali

The Philippine martial art of kali uses sticks, knives and the empty hands to attack and defend. Derived from indigenous stick-fighting methods and the fencing techniques of Spanish settlers, it's claimed by many to teach the most realistic knife skills in the world-partly because the art is still evolving as a result of its being used in real fights in its homeland.Some authorities say kali is identical to escrima and arnis, but others insist there are subtle differences. Perhaps the best-known practitioner is the late Remy Presas, whose modern arnis is taught in seminars and at martial arts schools around the world.

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Filipino Martial Arts

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Grow your knowledge of FMA and become a more well-rounded martial artist. (And who knows? You might end up a student of kali, arnis or escrima!) Black Belt Hall of Famer Julius Melegrito is your guide.
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Posted in Escrima.

Pencak Silat Expert Gets MMA Smackdown, Regroups, Comes Back Even Stronger With His Martial Art!

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Can exposure to MMA lead to practical updates to a traditional martial art? Can it make a martial artist more capable of defending himself? Burton Richardson says the answer to both questions is yes!
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Posted in Pentjak Silat.

11 Things You Didn’t Know About Jeet Kune Do Expert Dan Inosanto

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Here are some fun facts about the acclaimed Filipino-American martial artist, who was a student of both Ed Parker and Bruce Lee.
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Posted in General Martial Arts History.