Filipino Martial Arts
The Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) program is the program for adults which ever level you are.
At Elemental5 we teach 2 systems:
- Dagooc Arnis System
- Pekiti-Tirsia Kali (under PTTA)
Depending on the class, the focus will be on one system or the other but overall, FMA cover the following topics :
Solo & Doble Baston (Single & Double Sticks)
Offensive & Defensive Empty Hands Techniques
- Daga (Knife Techniques)
Espada y Daga (Sword & Knife)
- Joint Locks, Manipulation and Controls
- Empty Hands vs Weapons
- Improvised Weapons
The 2 systems have differences and similarities in their approach, we invite you to read the details here.
Fundamentals : Thursday – 8:00pm – 10:00pm
FMA All levels : Sunday – 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Martial Arts For Kids
WE ALSO OFFER
FMA for children
We offer a program for your beloved ones. They will start their journey in Filipino Martial Arts through exercises and games designed for their age.
The kids program is divided into 2 groups of age :
- 4-7 years old
- 8-12 years old
What they will get from the FMA for Kids program :
- Increase Coordination and Awareness
- Helps Balance The Mind
4-7 y/o : Monday – 3:30pm – 4:15pm
8-12 y/o : Saturday – 9:30pm – 10:15pm
Which ever systems, sparring allows you to test and adjust the techniques learnt in a more realistic context.
This class is focused on applying your footworks and striking pattern and finding your fighting style that is the reason why it is requested to get your first rank (yellow belt or yakan 1) before accessing it.
Of course, we won’t ask you to swing randomly your stick but we will bring you step by step through progressive exercises :
Stick Fighting : Sunday – 5:15pm – 6:45pm