FMA - FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS NEAR YOU
Filipino martial arts classes focus on weapon-based fighting. Filipino arts puts weapon training first. The most popular forms of FMA are known as Arnis, Eskrima and Kali or collectively, they are known as FMA.
FMA teaches weapons training that is practical in today's city streets such as a knife attacker or someone armed with a bottle or club.
WHO SHOULD JOIN A FMA CLASS?
Practically anyone can learn this art, regardless of gender, age and fitness condition. This is primarily training for street fighting and involves the use of weapons. It is NOT suitable for children and teenagers under the age of 16.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
FMA classes teach you how to deal with people armed with weapons that you could easily encounter on the street and how to turn ordinary items into improvised weapons.
Weapons-training takes priority because it gives you an edge in a real fight, and gives students the confidence to face armed opponents with any object that can be picked up as a weapon using FMA techniques. This is achieved primarily by Kali and Eskrima training.
- Learn dynamic footwork techniques
- Deal with any street or club situation
- Use empty hands to defend against armed attacker
- How to avoid an attacker
- Turn ordinary household items into lethal weapons.
FMA Filipino Martial Arts are considered to be the most advanced and practical modern blade system in the world. Used by U.S. Army's Modern Army, the Russian Spetsnaz and the Indian Army National Security Guard.
FMA Filipino differs from classical unarmed fighting Martial Arts because it deals with real weapons that you could expect to encounter on the street it differs from other weapon-based martial arts like Japanese Kendo & Kenjutsu, that use classical weapons.
To find a Filipino martial arts class or club near where you live or work use our postcode search.
WHERE DO I FIND A FMA CLUB NEAR ME?
Expect to find FMA Filipino martial arts clubs across the UK. It's growing in popularity as street crime and attacks reach epic levels.
Select from a number of local FMA classes in your area. Clubs offer introductory classes or free try outs - check out our offers section.
Find a local FMA club in London, Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Liverpool, Bristol and other major UK cities near you.
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