​​​​​​Escrima has many benefits including;
Increased confidence and self esteem
Higher state of awareness
Improvement of manual dexterity, reflexes and hand - eye coordination
Better overall fitness and flexibility.

​​​​​​​​​​ESCRIMA SW LONDON  

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Escrima Concepts

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​​​We train in the Escrima concepts of Grandmaster Steve Tappin ​who teaches armed and unarmed martial arts worldwide.


Escrima, also known as Kali, Arnis or FMA, is a comprehensive martial art originating from the Philippines.


Modern Escrima has evolved into a practical, realistic, self-defence martial art suited to the violent situations you may encounter today.


​Escrima is a dynamic, complete martial art that utilises both weapons and empty handed combat. If you are interested in getting fit, learning something new or serious about learning skills to deal with a real confrontation, then Escrima is for you.


We begin training with a single stick, a simple, inexpensive, tool that is readily available. This training lays the foundations of the body mechanics required to use all weapons and also enables you to utilise everyday objects, such as a pen or mobile phone, into effective weapons. This also transfers to all aspects of unarmed combat​​Escrima uses only techniques that work and are instinctive. 

Most Importantly classes are relaxed and fun.