Demonstration of Knife, Stick and Sword in the Philippine Kali.

In this video you will find one of the best demonstrations of sparring in the Filipino martial arts on the net; Grand Master of Eskrima, Atillo Balintawak sparring armed with the student Virgil.

It is impossible to speak of Kali Filipino in a simplistic way, because this discipline includes within it a large number of styles, all different from each other and each one interesting for its own peculiarities.

Moreover, the islands of the Philippines are numerous and each community had developed its own technique with different nuances and characteristics that allowed it to distinguish it from the others.

In some cases the differences are really minimal, while in others there are significant differences in the way of fighting, if only in the distance to which the fighters are positioned, one in front of the other.


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