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The Secrets of Kalis Ilustrisimo (Tuttle Martial Arts)

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The Filipino martial art of ilustrisimo hails from Cebu, Philippines, where martial arts are still considered a matter of life-and-death survivaland#8212;rather than sport or exercise.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Named after Antonio "Tatang" Ilustrisimo, the master who taught the style to both of the authors of this book, the art of kalis ilustrisimo has been in the Ilustrisimo family for more than five generations. Based on traditional Philippine stick and sword fighting methodsand#8212;and refined by Antonio Ilustrisimo's vast personal experience in challenge matchesand#8212;it offers a powerful, flexible, dynamic, and effective fighting style.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;The Secrets of Kalis Ilustrisimoandlt;/iandgt; is the first book to deal with the techniques and theories of this very effective system of personal combat including the history of kalis ilustrisimo and structure of the system, the fundamentals of practice, the defensive movements and applications, and the training techniques used to prepare for actual personal combat. It also includes hundreds of photographs showing the essential movements and techniques of this martial arts style.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Sections include:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;andlt;bandgt;KALIS ILUSTRISIMO IN PERSPECTIVEandlt;/Bandgt;and#8212;History and Development; Structure of the Ilustrisimo Systemandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;andlt;bandgt;FUNDAMENTALS OF PRACTICEandlt;/bandgt;andlt;and#8212;Preliminaries (Weapon Length; Weapon Grip; Combat Ranges); Stances and Footwork; Methods of Strikingandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;andlt;bandgt;DEFENSIVE MOVEMENTS AND APPLICATIONSandlt;/bandgt;and#8212;Fundamental Fighting Techniques; Methods of Disarmingandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;andlt;bandgt;THE COMBATIVE ENCOUNTERandlt;/bandgt;and#8212;Combative Sign Language; Spiritual Fortitude; Fighting Principles and Strategiesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;andlt;bandgt;AND MORE!andlt;/bandgt;andlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;

Synopsis:

One of the world's most effective fighting systems, presented by two of its most prominent teachers.

About the Author

Patrick McCarthy is, at 7th dan, hanshi, the highest ranking Westerner in the Dai Nippon Butokukai, Japan's elite traditional martial arts organization. A well-known historical researcher, instructor, and former tournament champion, McCarthy has written several books, including Tuttle's best-selling (10,423 copies) Bible of Karate: Bubishi. His writing has appeared in The Journal of Asian Martial Arts, Inside Kung Fu, Black Belt, Karate International, Australasian Martial Arts, Fighting Arts International, and Budo Dojo.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804831451
Foreword:
Wiley, Mark V.
Author:
Diego Antonio, Diego de
Foreword by:
Wiley, Mark V.
Foreword:
Wiley, Mark V.
Author:
Diego, Antonio
Author:
Ricketts, Christopher
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Philippines
Subject:
Martial arts
Subject:
Escrima.
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Martial arts -- Philippines.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Filipino martial arts; history of kalis ilustrisimo; martial arts; self defense; martial arts books
Subject:
martial arts; kalis ilustrisimo; ilustrisimo; Filipino martial art; history of kalis ilustrisimo; Antonio Ilustrisimo
Subject:
martial arts ; kalis ilustrisimo ; ilustrisimo
Subject:
Antonio Ilustrisimo
Subject:
martial arts; kalis ilustrisimo; ilustrisimo; eskrima; kali; arnis; Filipino martial arts;
Subject:
stick fighting; kali techniques; eskrima techniques; eskrima book, kalis book; arnis book;
Subject:
eskrima guide; kalis guide
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Series Volume:
no. 50
Publication Date:
20020631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
310 bandamp;w photos
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 14 oz

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