Learn and master a unique art form from the Philippines. You'll develop self-confidence, self-control, awareness, character development, fitness and self-defense skills.  Eskrima is a complete Martial Art and is known for lightning-fast movements utilizing weapons, empty hand trapping, strikes, kicking techniques, as well as takedowns and locks.  We teach a scientific method against all bladed and impact weapons and disarming.  Exclusively teaching the Doce Pares original "Multi-Style System," covering all ranges of Eskrima-Kali-Arnis, both traditional and progressive. Our program may be studied on an individual basis at our facility or on a group basis at your business or location.

Curriculum Components

The Doce Pares system of Eskrima is composed of Seven Styles or sub-disciplines which are described below. The drills described fall into one of these categories.

SOLO OLISI (Single Stick)

The strong hand wields a stick and serves as the primary defense. The empty hand is used mainly for defense, focusing on controlling the opponent's weapon hand.

DOBLE OLISI  (Double Stick)

Each hand has a stick. They can be used for combination attacks or one can serve as defense while the other is used to attack.

BARAW (Knife)

Eskrido (Locks, throws and takedowns with olisi). Similar in format to the solo olisi, but the weapon is a knife.

ESPADA Y DAGA  (Sword and Dagger)

Strong hand wields a stick or long blade and serves as the primary offense. Other hand holds a knife and used for both offense and defense (blocking, checking and locking)

MANO-MANO (Empty Hands)

The Doce Pares empty hand drills usually involve boxing-style attack movements combined with effective trapping and foot techniques.

DUMOG  (Grappling)

A variety of takedowns and throwing techniques are used, which can be practiced with or without weapons.

TAPI-TAPI (Alive hand, Sticky Hands-Old Style)

Sumbag-pated (punch and kick). All of the 12 Forms (Sayaw) Karanza, including the 5 minute duration Form 12, the so-called "San Miguel".