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Experience Filipino Martial Arts.

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Experience hosted by Leigh

90 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

You will have a fun hands on experience of what has been described as Philippines ' greatest cultural export 'the beautiful but deadly art of Escrima' also known as Arnis or Kali . We will begin by warming up with gentle stick manipulation exercises and then move on to partner drills to develop coordination ,rhythm and timing . After this we will look at some basic
footwork based on the asterisk . Next we will learn the angles of attack and basic defense and counter attacks. All this will be done safely with light rattan and padded sticks . We will do more interactive partner drills and then do some basic exercises showing how the knife or other shorter weapons are used in similar ways as the sticks which can also represent the sword /machete. Lastly we will learn some Filipino empty hand drills and show how the skills learnt can be applied to self protection . I will along the way provide cultural and historical background to this fascinating art form .
You will have a fun hands on experience of what has been described as Philippines ' greatest cultural export 'the beautiful but deadly art of Escrima' also known as Arnis or Kali . We will begin by warming up with gentle stick manipulation exercises and then move on to partner drills to develop coordination ,rhythm and timing . After this we will look at some basic
footwork based on the asterisk . Next we will learn the angles of attack…

What's included

  • Equipment
    Soft Sticks ,rattan sticks , other safety training weapons and protective e...
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/ person
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Meet your host, Leigh

Host on Airbnb since 2019
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I have been involved in Martial Arts for over twenty years and have instructor qualifications in several arts including Jeet Kune Do, Krav Maga,The Approach Self Protection system and of course Filipino Martial Arts. I started in Filipino Martial Arts over a decade ago but five years ago I began to make trips to the Philippines to study with local masters .I am fascinated by the cultural richness of the arts commonly known as Eskrima , Kali or Arnis. So much so that I moved to the Philippines to continue my research. I am the joint founder of the website FMA Information.
I have been involved in Martial Arts for over twenty years and have instructor qualifications in several arts including Jeet Kune Do, Krav Maga,The Approach Self Protection system and of course Filipino Martial Arts. I started in Filipino Martial Arts over a decade ago but five years ago I began to make trips to the Philippines to study with local masters .I am fascinated by the cultural richness of the arts commonly known as Eskrima , Kali or Arnis. So much so that I moved to the Philippines…
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Where you'll be

We will conduct the workshop in the shaded community area /gym of delightful Riverside at Aninuan Accomadation and Food surrounded by trees and flowers. Depending on interest and weather we can also train in beautiful Aninuan Beach which is only a gentle ten minute walk away .

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

This is an introduction to Filipino Martial Arts and will be conducted in a fun ,informal and safe way . No need to be in great shape- just bring an open mind !

What to bring

Comfortable clothes and a playful attitude !