Best Kali learning resources

Discussion in 'Filipino Martial Arts' started by DominikDoherty, Mar 21, 2015.

  1. DominikDoherty

    DominikDoherty Valued Member

    i realize that the best way to learn is through a teacher but there are no places that teach kali where i live if i were to learn kali what would be the best dvd or book to learn from ?
     
  2. Simon

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  3. DominikDoherty

    DominikDoherty Valued Member

  4. Dead_pool

    Dead_pool the merc with the mouth MAP 2017 Moi Award

  5. DominikDoherty

    DominikDoherty Valued Member

    interesting if i ever get the chance i'll stop by there =)
     
  6. Kframe

    Kframe Valued Member

    Frank Evrad of Kali majaphahit has a extensive online library. They also do lots of seminars and camps. Your also encouraged to travel to their home facility. http://www.kali-majapahit.com/online-training/

    Met one of their practitioners and he does very well. Of course he trained for a year at their main facility.
     
  7. Florete

    Florete Valued Member

    The Pekiti Tirsia Kali DVD set from Tim Waid is pretty good. He goes over the basics of footwork, knife, solo espada/baston, etc. They are probably worth your time depending on what system you are interested in and your goals. As for goals, if you are looking to get a feel for the basics, and get some drills to work on them, his DVD set would be a good fit. If you are looking for a catalog of techniques to collect, they would not be. There are many DVD sets that work well for those looking to pick up a few specific techniques here and there. The Lameco series from Felix Valencia would be a good bet, along with many others.

    Another DVD set to consider is the Lacoste-Inosanto Set from Rick Tucci as well as the one from Dan Inosanto himself. I have also heard good things about the Lameco set from Dave Gould, but have not personally seen it.

    Goldstar video is a great place to check out martial arts DVD's. You can rent them to see if they are what you are looking for, and then buy them if they are. All of the ones I mentioned above are available on that site.

    https://www.goldstarvideo.com/styles/Arnis/2
    https://www.goldstarvideo.com/styles/Escrima/63
    https://www.goldstarvideo.com/styles/Filipino-Arts/13
    https://www.goldstarvideo.com/styles/Kali/22
    https://www.goldstarvideo.com/styles/Panantukan/109
     
    Last edited: Apr 11, 2015
  8. E-Rocker

    E-Rocker Valued Member

    Guro Ron Balicki's "Filipino Boxing" DVD set is good, as is his "The Fighting Sarong."
     

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