Grandmaster Bobby Taboada

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Meet Bobby Taboada, the creator of the Balintawak Arnis, a form of Filipino Martial Arts that utilizes quick and powerful stick and knife fighting techniques.

The three learning principles of his technique are power, control, and speed. Filipino martial arts is unique in a way that it utilizes the weapon as an extension of your own body.

As shown in the video, Bobby’s movements are swift and powerful. Even when moving away from a strike, you will see how he already initiates another, not giving his opponents any room to breathe.

Useful tips:

  1. The video has a decent demonstration of both offensive and fighting stances
  2. They are not basic techniques but you can learn them if you put in the effort
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