Modern Arnis

Modern Arnis is the system of Filipino martial arts founded by the late Remy Presas as a self-defense system. His goal was to create an injury-free training method as well as an effective self-defense system in order to preserve the older Arnis systems. The term Modern Arnis was used by Remy Presas' younger brother Ernesto Presas to describe his style of Filipino martial arts; since 1999 Ernesto Presas has called his system Kombatan. It is derived principally from the traditional Presas family style of the Bolo (machete) and the stick-dueling art of Balintawak Eskrima, with influences from other Filipino and Japanese martial arts.

Arnis is the Philippines' national martial art and sport, after President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo signed the Republic Act. No. 9850 in 2009. The Act mandates the Department of Education to include the sport as a Physical Education course. Arnis will be included among the priority sports in Palarong Pambansa (National Games) beginning 2010.

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Rene Tongson
... of the two most senior masters of the International Modern Arnis Federation, Philippines (IMAFP) ... He is a member of the Modern Arnis Senior Masters Council and one of a handful of Modern Arnis practitioners worldwide to be promoted to Lakan Walo (8th degree black belt) by the ... Rene is known for his fluidity and grace in classical arnis ...
Remy Presas - Early Life and Training
... He began studying arnis with his father then with his grandfather, Leon Presas, and uncle at the age of six ... In 1966 Presas began developing his own system which he called "Modern Arnis" by identifying the basic concepts of the numerous systems he had learned and merging them ... By 1969 Modern Arnis had been approved by the Philippine Amateur Athletic Federation as a regular subject to be taught at the National College of Physical education ...
Modern Arnis - Organizations
... Modern Arnis is currently perpetuated by a number of organizations worldwide, with some of the largest being the DAV of Germany, the International Modern Arnis Federation (IMAF) under Randi ...
Tim Hartman - Magazine Coverage
... February 2007 - Martial Arts Professional magazine - Featured "How Tim Hartman Sticks to Modern Arnis" 2004 edition "Martial ... Mentioned in Article August 1998 - BlackBelt Magazine - "Modern Arnis The Next Generation" (Black Belt Magazine, August 1998, by Paul O' Grady, M.S.) Unknown Date - Realfighting - Interview with Datu Kelly ...

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