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  • Apolo Ladra - Kali Open Series

    This is a combination of many of the Kali drills you can access on this site, making the techniques flow together. This will also help students learn how to better teach the techniques.
    Kali | Escrima | Weapons | Footwork | Partner Drill | Combo

  • Apolo Ladra - Sagang Labo

    Develop counter-striking at close range with this drill. The partners should be flowing smoothly from offense to defense, with the opportunity to disarm at any time.
    Self Defense | Empty Hand | Kali | Partner Drills | Matching | Timing | Rhythm | Weapons

  • Apolo Ladra - Entry 4 With A Tap And Twirl

    The tap is used to mess with your opponent's rhythm. The subsequent twirl is used with the tap to fake a strike.
    Kali | Escrima | Weapons | Partner Drill | Timing

  • Mike Parker - Downward Figure 8 Stick Patterns

    Another variation within the figure 8 family of combos, this drill works downward striking from long range.
    Escrima | Kali | Weapons | Partner Drill

  • Apolo Ladra - Kali Kab kab

    This technique is a fake that is used to read how your opponent will react. The goal is to strike the hand that comes out to block the technique you were faking.
    Kali | Escrima | Weapons | Partner Drill | Timing

  • Apolo Ladra - Speed Drill

    Using sticks and bags is a great way to continue to drill, but also build speed. Getting feedback from actually making contact is critical to mastering techniques.
    Kids | Kali | self defense | conditioning | timing

  • Apolo Ladra - Kali Cradle

    Reverse the normal triangle footwork to work on targeting the temple and the knee. The escrima should be cradled between strikes, hence the name of the drill.
    Weapons | Kali | Escrima | Targeting | Partner Drill

  • Dave Kovar - Single Stick Disarm - Part 3 - Low Forehand

    This disarm comes off of a low strike by the opponent. Use your wrist to turn the stick toward the weak part of the hand to disarm.
    Escrima | Weapons | Disarm | Partner Drill | Kali

  • Apolo Ladra - Kali for Kids Footwork Drills

    Keeping hands up and focus forward are key concepts for children's martial arts. Maintaining balance is critical for great martial arts technique.
    Kids | Kali | Footwork | Agility | Focus | Coordination

  • Apolo Ladra - Heaven and Earth

    Also called the High and Low drill, this Kali drill using an escrima, When training by yourself, make sure you've got a target focal point. The key is to hit diagonal with this drill.
    Kali | Escrima | Weapons | Timing | Conditioning | Bag Drill

  • Apolo Ladra - Meet and Merge

    This technique involves faking a strike to the head to actually strike to the hand. Be sure students use control when working this drill.
    Kali | Escrima | Partner Drill | Footwork | Weapons

  • Dave Kovar - Single Stick Disarm - Part 1 - Forehand

    This disarm defends against a forehand strike. An important lesson is that you cannot force a disarm, let the attacker feed you the opportunity.
    Escrima | Disarm | Weapons | Partner Drill | Kali

  • Dave Kovar - Single Stick Disarm - Part 2 - Backhand

    This disarm defends against a backhand strike. This drill also discusses the difference between being open and closed when using sticks.
    Escrima | Disarm | Weapons | Partner Drill | Kali

  • Dave Kovar - Long Range Stick Work Part 3

    This drill helps students develop footwork and counter striking at long range. You can add to the drill by adding more strikes or a disarm.
    Escrima | Long Range | Footwork | Weapons | Kali

  • Dave Kovar - Long Range Stick Work Part 4

    The final video of this series teaches how to defend against a low backhand strike. Use simple footwork and counter-striking to set up a disarm.
    Escrima | Weapons | Kali | Partner Drill

  • Mike Parker - Upward Figure 8 Stick Patterns

    Work uppercuts from "largo" or long range. This drill is another member of the figure 8 family.
    Kali | Escrima | Weapons | Partner Drill

  • Apolo Ladra - Entry Application

    Expand upon the entry drills by showing students the application of the techniques. Application is always important when drilling techniques that can be used for self defense.
    Partner Drill | Self Defense | Kids | Matching Drill | Kali

  • Dave Kovar - Long Range Stick Work Part 2

    This fun and functional drill can be used in any style to ensure your students are having fun with their training. The drill teaches how to defend from a high backhand strike.
    Escrima | Kali | Partner Drill | Weapons

  • Apolo Ladra - Entry 4 - Empty Hand

    This drill disguises repetition by having young students sit down to work on Kali principles. Seated drills are an excellent way to help students focus on the upper body and often makes techniques much easier to learn.
    Kids | Matching | Partner Drill | Kali

  • Mike Parker - Figure 8 Stick Patterns Drill

    Combine multiple combinations from the figure 8 family to create one drill. Make sure your students have mastered the individual combos before trying to link them all together.
    Kali | Escrima | Weapons | Partner Drill

  • Dave Kovar - Long Range Stick Work Part 1

    Use the stick to help your students learn spacing and distance. This drill focuses on action and reaction, including counter-striking.
    Escrima | Kali | Partner Drill | Long Range

  • Mike Parker - High-Low-High Figure 8 Stick Patterns

    This drill is great for beginner escrima practitioners. Adding movement is a great way to add some difficulty to this basic drill.
    Kali | Escrima | Weapons | Partner Drill

  • Apolo Ladra - Kali for Kids Jumping Drills

    This variation of the open triangle drill involves jumping to develop greater leg strength and agility. It is great for keeping kids focused in a class setting.
    Kids | Kali | Footwork | Agility | Conditioning | Coordination

  • Apolo Ladra - Triangle Footwork - Lunging

    Another variation of the open triangle drill, now students will work on changing their levels using lunges. This is also a great way to disguise repetition, building leg strength with the lunges.
    Kali | Footwork | Conditioning | Self Defense | Agility | Conditioning | Kids