Sunday, January 17, 2010

Eskrima, Arnis and Kali

Datu Shishir Inocalla 9th degree black belt in Arnis Maha-lika

Eskrima, Arnis and Kali all refer to the same family of Filipino martial arts, eclectic in nature these arts encompass a wide repertoire of techniques from Asian, Western and the indigenous martial arts of the Philippines.

The syllabus of Eskrima, Arnis and Kali is heavily based on weapons, like stick, sword and dagger methods peculiar to these arts.

The techniques used in the weapons component of Eskrima, Arnis and Kali are also transferable to unarmed applications which are also covered.

The unarmed methods found in Eskrima, Arnis and Kali are usually but not always mixed with many other martial arts like western boxing, karate, judo, kung fu, jujitsu, kick boxing, Muay Thai etc.

Below Datu Shishir Inocalla takes us through the fundamentals of Arnis Maha-lika.

History of Martial Art Inocalla system- Arnis - Datu Shishir Inocalla

Datu Shishir Inocalla - Arnis - Part 1- 1985

Datu Shishir Inocalla - Arnis - Part 2 - 1985

Datu Shishir Inocalla - Arnis - Part 3 - 1985