DIFFERENT Styles

Balintawak Sugbu

Consolacion, Cebu, Philippines

Balintawak Sugbu Arnis Eskrima Inc. teaches the Traditional Villasin Style of Eskrima. Currently based in Jugan, Consolacion City, Cebu, Balintawak Sugbu is headed by GM Carlo “Kaloy” Campaña…

Cacoy Doce Pares Eskrima

81-A Candido Padilla St, Cebu City

(032) 513 6919

Doce Pares Eskrima- Originally encompassed 12 styles and was founded by the Saavedra and Cañete families in 1932. There are now several Doce Pares groups headed by various members of the Cañete family…

Lameco Eskirma

23 E Tomas, T Abella St, Cebu City

Lameco Eskrima is the system of Filipino martial arts founded by Edgar Sulite PG Sulite
based on his training and experience with various Philippine Martial Arts masters, with heavy influence from Jose Caballero and Antonio Ilustrisimo…

Kombatan

Hinigaran, Negros Occidental

Kombatan is a Filipino martial arts system. The founder of the system was Ernesto Amador Presas. The current head of the system is Ernesto Presas Jr. The style is known for its double stick techniques, but it features other stick and blade techniques, as well as empty-hand methods…

Cacoy Doce Pares Eskrido

(032) 513 6919

Eskrido, a version of Doce Pares, is a Filipino martial art that is a combination of Doce Pares, Aikido, Ju-Jitsu and Judo, with lesser influences from other Japanese systems. It features standard eskrima stick techniques mixed with Jujutsu-style locks and throws that utilize the stick…

De Campo Uno-Dos-Tres

Sitio Tugas, Ibo Toledo, Cebu

De Campo Uno-Dos-Tres Orihinal (also referred to as De Campo 1-2-3 and De Campo Original) is a form of Filipino martial arts. The majority of its techniques are based on fighting with a single stick as opposed to the double stick method used in most Filipino martial arts.

Arnes Diablo

+63 (928) 209-7190

Arnes Diablo – a style from Cebu focused on knife fighting taught by Lorenzo “Insiong” Saavedra to Zimo Saavedra then to Lucresio “Okit” Albano and Gregorio “Goyong” Ceniza. Senior students: Felipe Dabor, Cronie Cabatingan, Vernon Ompoc and Rene Capangpangan.

Kalis Ilustrisimo

Kalis Ilustrisimo-Founded by Antonio “Tatang” Ilustrisimo; important as the ancestor of many current eskrima systems. Some senior students are Antonio “Tony” Diego,Epifanio “Yuli” Romo, Christopher “Topher” Ricketts, Rey Galang and Romeo Macapagal.

Balintawak Eskrima

Balintawak Eskrima or Balintawak Arnis is a Filipino martial art developed by Venancio Bacon in the 1950s to enhance and preserve the combative nature of arnis which he felt was being watered down by other styles of Philippine martial arts. It is named after a small street in Cebu where it was founded.

Arnis Lanada

Arnis Lanada- Grandmaster Porfirio S. Lanada (also known as Proferio Lanada), is one of the Philippines’ Internationally recognized Arnis Grandmasters. He is the founder of Arnis Lanada, a world recognized style of Filipino stick-fighting.

Viñas Arnis

Viñas Arnis – 1932 at the age of 26 Grandmaster “Joe” Jose Lamayo Viñas officially founded his family’s system and started teaching Viñas Arnis to his relatives and some close friends in the City of Talisay, Barrio Concepcion Negros Occidental.

Lapunti Arnis de Abanico

Lapunti Arnis de Abanico-a style synthesized by Felimon Caburnay and Johnny Chiuten. Lapunti Arnis de Abanico’s evolutionary history begins with Arsenio “Seniong” Caburnay (b-Circa1882-d1962). Seniong was a blacksmith who traveled throughout the Visayas to Negros, Bohol, Leyte and Samar.

Bahala Na Escrima

Bahala Na Escrima – Founded by Leo Giron, named after The Bahala Na (Come what may) Intelligence Company which he was a part of in World War II. Giron and his company were the eyes and ears of Gen. Douglas MacArthur[19] and were infiltrated into the island of Luzon where they fought hand-to-hand against katana-wielding Japanese troops.

San Miguel Eskrima

San Miguel Eskrima – As one of the founders (together with the famous Doring and Ensong Saavedra) of the Labangon Fencing Club in 1920 and later the Doce Pares Club in 1932, Filemon “Momoy” Cañete created the blade based San Miguel Eskrima as his personal expression of the Doce Pares art and methodology.

Arnis Balite

Arnis Balite – founded by Pundador Manuel Aguillon in Zambales, currently carried on by Punong Guro Steven K. Dowd, publisher of FMA Informative. Aside from practicing Arnis, Aguillon was a boxer who was said to move so fast that he was nicknamed “Kid Balite”, after the Balete tree which is said to be the dwelling place of ghosts and spirits in Philippine folklore.

Pulahan-Derobio Eskrima

Pulahan-Derobio Eskrima founded by grandmaster Braulio Pedoy emphasizes progressive disarming techniques and defensive behaviors that encompass all range of combat that allows the fighter to overcome his aggressor and eliminate any further attack.

Biagtan Ayura Cinco Teros

Biagtan Ayura Cinco Teros-Founded by Maestro Raysaldo Biagtan, former Team Muaythai Philippines, ISKA Champion, World Silver Medalist, also founder of Biagtan Muaythai MMA and Author of the book “The Art Of Cinco Teros” Northern Philippines System.

Black Scorpion Arnis

Black Scorpion Arnis is a distinct Filipino martial art first developed in the late 1960s that focuses on self-defense. The hands and feet are used extensively in most of the styles moves.

Rapido Realismo Kali International

Rapido Realismo Kali International (RRKI)- is a Filipino fighting system officially christened in April 1997 by Grandmaster Henry Espera. It is a Filipino self defense system with traditional roots adapted for modern times.

Inosanto Kali

Inosanto Kali – developed by Dan Inosanto from various other styles; he does not call it a system in its own right, but rather a blend of systems from John Lacoste and others.

Sayoc Kali

Sayoc Kali – founded by Baltazar “Bo” Sayoc, the system promotes the “all blade, all the time” methodology of Filipino Martial Arts. The family system is now led by Christopher Sayoc.

Garimot Arnis

Gat Puno (or Grandmaster) Abundio “Garimot” Baet (also known as Gat Puno Abon), was born and raised in Paete, Laguna Philippines, and he is the fourth son of Grandmaster Felipe “Garimot” Baet. Gat Puno Abon teaches the family “Garimot” System, a complete martial art system that is strong in all combat ranges and is over 150 years old, and it is an art that has existed in the Baet family for over five generations.

Ensayo Kali Tactical

Ensayo Kali Tactical -was founded by Guro Gerald Pilapil in Malabon City in 2015 and is an offshoot system from Rapido Realismo Kali. It is a traditional Filipino martial art focused on modern tactical self defense for real situations and does not focus on sport.

Pakamut

The PAKAMUT fighting system, as taught by GM Felix Roiles, was handed down to him by his humble grandfather, a true Master in the Filipino Fighting Arts. Using a very simple method, this art utilizes the body’s natural movements in highly effective forms of fighting techniques with the use of impact & edged weapons, and hand-to-hand combat. PAKAMUT in Cebuano means the ‘Pilipino Fighting System and Style’.

Tabimina Balintawak

Tabimina Balintawak is the Filipino martial arts system founded by Grandmaster Bobby Tabimina, with its primary goal being the preservation of the art, as handed to him by Great Grandmaster Venancio ‘Anciong’ Bacon during his incarceration. It is a martial art that gives importance to both the physical and the psychological aspect of the fight with a single stick or “olisi” as a training tool to bring out the necessary reactions, which are innate within the human body. These reactions are reshaped and remolded to facilitate efficiency, precision and economy of motion in accordance with the individual’s natural body movement. With this in mind, the individual is able to generate speed, power, timing, accuracy and intent based on their own comfort zone.

World Nickelstick Eskrima

84-Y Cabantan St. Brgy. Luz, Cebu City Philippines, 6000

World Nickelstick Eskrima club was established on the 27th of April 2003 .The term “WORLD” is used because the Nickelstick Eskrima Club is represented by instructors from the Philippines, England, United States, and Europe. It is also our hope that we propagate Balintawak Eskrima to the rest of the World. “STICK” signifies the single stick style of Balintawak, while “ESKRIMA” represents the filipinized Spanish word which Filipinos have come to name their martial arts, a term that comes from the Spanish esgrima, loosely defined as “the art of fencing”.

KBS System

The KBS System is divided into two parts. The first part is KBS Eskrima. This is a pure weapons style based on the long bladeand the solo baston. It also includes training in espada y daga.The second part is KBS Kuntao. This is an emptyhand system which also includes the use of the knife. Tuhon Bo Sayoc’s Finger Touch System is a major component of the system.There is a large library of additional training that advanced students can study, including double baston, long stick (Tapado),two-handed stick, and pangamut (dirty boxing).

Master Tapado Arnis

Master Tapado Arnis – Modified Martial Arts. Tapado is an Original Filipino Martial Art which came from a Hiligaynon (a Filipino dialect) word ‘Tapat’ or ‘Tapos’ which means – finished or done in english or to finish the job in one strike.

Liborio G. Heyrosa De Cuerdas Eskrima

The Liborio G. Heyrosa De Cuerdas Eskrima system is an unorthodox Filipino fighting system that utilizes stick, knife and hand-to-hand fighting methods. It is characterized by its close-quarter combat techniques where students must be able to fight in tight spaces with little to no lighting, using multiple defensive/offensive combinations. Previously an underground fighting system, this type of arnis/eskrima has currently come to light with the sudden interest in Filipino Martial Arts. This system was developed by the late Liborio “Tiboring” Heyrosa, a student of Venacio “Anciong” Bacon and Nene “Ingko Nene” Rosales of the famed Balintawak system. The system is now kept alive by his son “Titing” Heyrosa and student Manuel “Owit” Jecong.

Black Unicorn Filipino Fighting Arts International Makati

Grandmaster Godofredo Fajardo and I have been doing Arnis for more than 30 years. I was born in Manila, Philippines and my province is in Samar, Leyte. I decided to make a group called Arnis Sansibar and an organization Filipino Fighting Arts International. Sansibar is a weapon coming from Samar and it’s the number one weapon in the Philippines. I’m teaching foreigners from other countries even here in the Philippines, I also teach Arnis from other schools. I started Arnis from my grandfather and from Modern Arnis and I realized that it is an indigenous art and a complete martial art as well.

Tat Kon Tou Martial Arts Club

A martial arts club created and founded by Jose “Joe Go” Millan in the 1970’s.

Bais Tres Manos

The Origin of Filipino Martial Arts: An Interpretation by the Bais Family. It is said that all nations have their own fighting method and self-defense systems to protect their families and their beloved country.