We are so excited about the Escrima curriculum that Everest Pepper, Chief Instructor at ASD, is putting together. Here he talks about using a stick and a knife simultaneously. While these are advanced techniques, this is something we can all look forward to!
Watch some Advanced Escrima Techniques
Benefits of Practicing Escrima
- Enhanced Coordination and Reflexes: The fast-paced nature of Escrima significantly improves hand-eye coordination and sharpens reflexes.
- Versatility: Escrima techniques can be adapted to any object, making it highly practical for real-life self-defense situations.
- Physical and Mental Fitness: Regular practice boosts physical conditioning, strength, and mental focus.
- Cultural Appreciation: Learning Escrima offers insight into Filipino history and martial arts culture, enriching the practitioner’s understanding of global martial arts traditions.