December 25, 2014

Single Stick and Emptyhand: Blocks and Parries

A block and it’s parry, is an attempt by a fighter to cover from and counteract an attack, to defend oneself.

The Block

The ‘Block’ against an attack, are your arms and hands actions, that are designed to meet and shield one,...

December 21, 2014

An edited version of this Article was first published in Rapid Journal within the Philippines in 2007 under the Title of: The Importance of the Empty-Livehand of Arnis/Escrima.

The Students Basic Balintawak Training is: Cover All Over and Strike To The Neck/Head.