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Published by: Leirzej Mart Heredero on Jun 29, 2012
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Arnis, as a martial art, originated and developed inthe Philippine soil. This was practiced and masteredby early Filipinos for defense and self preservation.It was known in ancient Philippines as kali believedto have derived from the Indonesian word tjakalelewhich means fencing. Later on during the Spanishregime in the Philippines Filipinos called it arnis.
Historically, It was a derivation from the word
a colorful trappings on defensive armorsused in moro-moro plays which were then a socio-religious plays depicting the victory of ChristianSpaniards over the muslims. The shows wereused primarily as propaganda and also forentertainment. During that time, The Filipinos wereprohibited by the Spanish regime to practice theirmartial arts so the staging of moro-moro gave theplayers a good excuse to practice their fighting art.
The Arnis system of fighting includesempty hands techniques which employ theflowing method of training like the tapi-tapi(Tapping) sytem to develop reflexes,sensitivity, timing, and good coordination.It also utilized kicking techniques butusually applied to the lower part of thebody. Traditional arnis is usually practicedin three forms of play.

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