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Eskrima: Filipino Martial Art

4.3 of 5 stars 4.30  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  2 reviews
The history, evolution, and essential principles and concepts of the Filipino martial artEskrima, also known as Arnis or Kali, is the indigenous martial art of the Philippine Islands and this fascinating book explains why Eskrima uses training weapons, such as rattan sticks and daggers, from the earliest stages, alongside unarmed techniques. Dynamic and flexible, with a wi ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published July 9th 2010 by Crowood Press
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Cloay
May 20, 2011 Cloay rated it 4 of 5 stars
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- available in SG NLB 796.815 (Sengkang)
- this book is a good reference if u are already learning & training in the art of Eskrima/Balintawak.
- without going through formal training, u may not appreciate much of this book.
- Chapter 11 provide some additional, not so common training methods I find interesting.
Miroku Nemeth
The most systematically organized and useful book on Eskrima that I have read thus far. Very accessible and useful for learning the history, philosophy, and terminology of Eskrima; it also contains much practical advice on FMA combat techniques.
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