“Attack me,” the old man said before Dan could comment. The frustration started to show on Dan’s face. “Attack me.” Dan lunged at him again, and again, and again, each time the old man countered with a different technique. Almost 40 years ago, Inside Kung Fu Magazine published an interview with Dan Inosanto explaining his […]
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Arnis, also known as Kali or Eskrima/Escrima, is the national martial art of the Philippines. The three are roughly interchangeable umbrella terms for the traditional martial arts of the Philippines (“Filipino Martial Arts”, or FMA), which emphasize weapon-based fighting with sticks, knives, bladed weapons, and various improvised weapons, as well as “open hand” techniques without weapons.