Kali, Escrima and Arnis are all essentially the same martial art originating from different areas of the Philippines.
Kali is now widely practiced both in the Philippines and abroad. Kali utilizes weapons such as sticks, knives, and swords. The typical Kali weapon of choice is the Kali stick.
Techniques without weapons are also taught such as kicking, striking and grappling, locks, controls and disarms. Kali is arguably one of the best arts for learning to use or defend against knives.
Kali is a fighting method developed in the Philippines through centuries of defending against invaders such as the Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese and others. Kali is a weapons-based martial art that integrates empty hands and weapons together.
Kali's main focus is training methods more than technique. That is why it is a perfect addition and is taught hand in hand with our JKD program. Kali has been proven in combat and has been seen many current movies such as The Bourne Identity Series.