NATIONAL SPORT IN PHILIPPINES



Arnis is the national martial art sport of Philippines. It is also known as Eskrima and Kali. Like all martial arts, arnis is primarily defensive, encompassing hand-to-hand combat, grappling and disarming techniques. However, the fighting style also includes the use of bladed weapons and sticks, in addition to improvised weapons. The primary weapon used in this traditional martial art sport of Philippines is called a cane or a baton. The cane or baron varies in sizes but the original length of it is 28 inches.

Arnis was developed by the indigenous populations of the Philippines, who used an assorted range of weaponry for combat and self-defense. Encompassing both simple impact and edged weapons, arnis traditionally involved rattan, swords, daggers and spears. Martial arts in the Philippines has evolved from traditional indigenous fighters and other various fighting methods transplanted to the islands into a popular combat sport today. Known for their heavy use of weaponry, the Philippines formed their own fighting styles and techniques practiced throughout the world for various combat training. 

How Arnis played? The Arnis Martial Arts Competition is a continous, full contact, live weapon, stick fighting venue. Competitors will fight each other with sticks- slender, cylindrically-shaped rattan 메이저사이트 weapons in 2 rounf matches at 1 minute per round with 30 seconds of rest between rounds. This competition is an open-style competition. 

Arnis and other martial arts are known as forms of self-defense. They are not used to bully or intimidate innocent and weak people but to proved to and to be seen by world that this is an awesome sport and also good for body and health with regular training. An Arnisador refines his skills and techniques.

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