16 & up
Kali/Eskrima commonly known as Filipino Stick and knife fighting, is a sophisticated and comprehensive Philippine martial arts system, employing Weaponry and Empty hand/kicking techniques, drills, and forms. The program is based on 12 angles which utilizes many counters and situational defenses against these 12 angles.
This program is 90 % science (practical combat applications), and 10% educational/historical. In the early stages training begins with two weapons, either a pair of sticks or a stick and a training knife.
In addition the student will develop through practice: A working knowledge of practical response systems, a heightened awareness of one’s self and their surroundings, greater ambidexterity, self-control, humility and a deep Respect for others. This program is designed for both Men and Women.
Instructor Virgil Neveras