Here’s Part 3.
(I’m sorry but the video has since then been removed from Youtube due to a copyright claim by Joseph Kerwin Go. But here are my notes anyway.)
- formed in 1932
- around 1948, rocked by intrigues and jealousies among the followers of the different masters
- small in stature but a formidable eskrimador
- in 1952, left Doce Pares
- with Delfin and Timoteo Maranga formed the Balintawak Eskrima group
- developed the single-stick style (includes punch, elbow, leg hits)
- intense rivalry between Doce Pares and Balintawak group
- full contact stickfighting – no holds barred; no head gears, no protectors
- seek out each other to test their skills
- fight just for bragging rights.
- severe injuries and even death common; hence aka Death matches
- Vicente “Inting” Carin – a veteran of many of these matches
Eskrima knife fighting – one of the best in the world
Many Chinese and Japanese martial arts- started by by monks and nobility
Eskrima – started in the streets, by the poorer segments of society.
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