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Filipino Martial Arts

 

 

 

 

What is kali?

Kali is the art of stick fighting that originated from the Philippines. Also known as Arnis or Escrima, the martial art uses hard bamboo sticks, about the length of a baton, to strike and defend. Not only are sticks used to fight, but also weapons that range from daggers to projectile weapons. Bare hand techniques are practiced as well.