Filipino Martial Arts
A Legacy Forged in History
Filipino martial arts, a vibrant tapestry woven from ancient wisdom and modern adaptation, are more than just fighting techniques. FMA's roots lie in the Philippines' long history of conflict and resistance. Developed by indigenous communities to defend themselves against invaders and colonizers, these fighting styles evolved to be adaptable, efficient, and effective.
A Fusion of Weaponry and Hand-to-Hand Combat
Filipino martial arts, often collectively referred to as Arnis, Eskrima, or Kali, are known for their emphasis on weapon-based fighting. This includes using sticks, blades, and improvised objects like bolos and even handkerchiefs. But FMA goes beyond just weapons. It also incorporates unarmed combat techniques like striking, grappling, and disarming, making it a complete fighting system