Martial arts instructors Thorsten Isringhausen and Bernd Höhle present this guide to one of the techniques involved in the Filipino discipline known as Kali. Kali, which dates back close to 800 years, was developed in the Philippines but remains an active and evolving martial art to this day. This lesson demonstrates the basics for fighting with the single stick, including warming up, weaponry, how to hold the stick, positions, holds, ankle hitting systems and disarming techniques.
The Filipino way of fighting
Single Stick basic techniques "Single Olisi"
By Guro Thorsten Isringhausen and Bernd Höhle
-Positions and how to hold the stick
-6 steps diagram
-6 angles hitting system
-Long and medium distances
And many more
Kali, Arnis or Eskrima are topic expressions for the Philippine martial arts where the techniques are being executed with or without arms. Kali, Arnis or Eskrima had developed to a martial art throughout the entire history of the Philippines because the people had to be prepared to invaders of the country. They focused on realistic and easy techniques to guarantee the survival and the independence until this day. Kali concepts is combining many of these techniques to a system of fights with or without arms and will explain all the concepts for each technique.
Guro Thorsten Isringhausen and Bernd Höhle are representing Kali concepts in Europe. Both are familiar with the Philippine martial art for over 20 years and they are certified teachers of the Lapu Lapu Instructor Federation, the Samahang Exkrimadors ng Philippinas, as well as the World Filipino Martial Arts Federation.
In these comprehensive teaching series we publish the complete system of Kali concepts.
Learn the basics for fighting with the single stick. Correct warming up, weaponry, the right greeting, positions, holdings, 6 steps diagram, 6 ankles hitting system, long and medium distances as well as disarming techniques. These are the main contents of this part.
Language: English, German and French