DFA Kali Level 1 (Kali/Escrima) - Introduction to Filipino Martial Arts of Kali & Escrima
What you'll learn:
- After the course you will know more about the history of FMA (Filipino martial arts), basic punching and kicking, along with some street defensive techniques. You will also learn the beginning moves of using the rattan stick which is the backbone of FMA.
The Filipino martial arts are known by the names Kali, Escrima and Arnis. Most people think of it as "That Stick Fighting Art", but it is much more. The Filipino martial arts are a complete system encompassing Hands, Feet, Weapons and Joint Locking. Many police and military around the world are now learning these artsare due to the effectiveness of the techniques.
The course teaches the following:
The Salute or Bow
Warm-ups and Stretching
Forward Angle STepping
Reverse Angle Stepping
Six point Stepping
Hand Speed Drills
Thai or Shin Kick
Street Defensive Tactics
Rear Choke - part 1
Rear Choke - part 2
Ground Fighting #1 - Guard, Mount, Side Mount
Ground Fighting #2 - The Reality of the Street
Ground Fighting #3 - Maneuvering in the Guard
Warm-ups for the Stick
Nine Angles of Attack
Long Range Blocking
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