Unlike other martial arts styles, Kali, Arnis, or Eskrima training focuses on using and defending against weapons. Everyday objects can be used as a part of your practice. Arnis training may seem a bit boring at first, but as soon as you get the hand of it, it's quite exciting! It is also practical, as you will be able to defend yourself in case of a dangerous situation. And since this practice originated from the Philippines, it'd be best to try out your training here. You won’t believe how many attractions this country has to offer!
Strawweight, welterweight, heavyweight champion ... it seems like there are lots of boxing titles out there. Did you ever wonder where these came from? The titles are derived from the different weight classes and sanctioning bodies within the sport. Here is what it all means.
Directly translated into English, Wing Chun (or Wing Tsun) means “an ode to spring”. However, despite its pleasing title and deflective approach to force, Wing Tsun is a direct, destructive and fearsome martial art when dealing with an attacker.
There are plenty of ingredients when it comes to the wonderful mixture called “success”. If you ask different people you will get plenty of different answers. However, there will ALWAYS be this one ingredient in every single one of those recipes. So, what’s the secret ingredient that success cannot be made without?
It’s no secret that the martial arts have been around for some time. Of course, there are a few “modern” martial arts like Brazilian jiu-jitsu and Krav Maga, but the practice of recording a structured style, and passing the techniques down from masters to novices across generations, goes back centuries – and longer.