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Eskrima Arnis Kali - Filipino Martial Arts Styles, History, Weapons

Arnis, also known as Kali or Eskrima, is a Filipino Martial Arts and the national sport and martial art of the Philippines. Arnis Kali emphasizes weapon-based fighting with sticks, knives, bladed weapons, and various improvised weapons, as well as "open hand" or techniques without weapons.

Arnis also includes hand-to-hand combat, joint locks, grappling and weapon disarming techniques. Although in general, emphasis is put on weapons for these arts, some systems put empty hands as the primary focus and some old school systems do not teach weapons at al