Come check out TeamTeknique Balintawak!
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Balintawak is a Filipino martial art where the focus is on close quarters stick, knife and empty hand combat.The primary training tool used is the single stick but the stick can easily be replaced with a knife. With no weapon the movements and strategy of Balintawak are the same.
Filipino martial arts (FMA) are collectively referred to as Eskrima,Arnis,and Kali.These are generic terms that encompass numerous systems of fighting. As a whole FMA starts the practitioner from day one training weapons. Different FMAs have different focuses and specialties.
In Balintawak importance is placed upon powerful strikes and the ability to quickly evade, block, and counter an incoming attack.
Team Teknique Balintawak is a meetup group where workouts and training will take place at Teknique boxing gym. The group's focus will be fitness via calisthenics, Balintawak fundamentals, and combat application through controlled sparring. Contact Jesse to coordinate a time.