A documentary film: Eskrimadors (Part 4 of 5)

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I’m sorry but the video has been removed from Youtube due to a copyright claim by Joseph Kerwin Go. But here are my notes anyway. 

Please click below my notes:

Here’s Part 4.  

San Nicolas, Pasil, Cebu

  • a breeding ground of many eskrimadors (usually willing to fight just from bragging rights)

1970s

  • FMA started becoming popular internationally
  • Doce Pares invited to the US to demonstrate their skills at Dan Inosanto’s Filipino Kali Academy
  • Eskrimadors, upon going back to the Philippines – decided to end the era of Juego Todo and band together to promote FMA and make it a sport
  • 1976, Dionisio Canete and others – designed the first Eskrima gear and equipment then made tournament rules
  • March 24, 1979 – First Philippine International Open Arnis Tournament

World Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation (WEKAF) 

  • the largest governing body for the promotion of FMA through sports
  • holds world championships every two years with every second championship held in Cebu

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7 thoughts on “A documentary film: Eskrimadors (Part 4 of 5)

  1. rickva February 7, 2013 / 1:55 AM

    Thanks for linking these, love it.

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