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Complete Sinawali: Filipino Double-Weapon Fighting (Tuttle Martial Arts)

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andlt;iandgt;Complete Sinawaliandlt;/iandgt; is the definitive guide to the intricate and highly-refined Filipino martial art of double-weapon fighting. The warriors of the Philippines have long been respected as fierce, courageous, and effective fighters, and the martial art of Sinawali has developed multiple-weapon fighting to an exceptionally high degree of sophistication. Preserved in Filipino dance as well as martial form, Sinawali employs sinuous, polyrhythmic movements, creating an almost impenetrable shield against attack.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In andlt;iandgt;Complete Sinawaliandlt;/iandgt;, Filipino martial artist Reynaldo Galang details the theory behind the forms and presents an orderly progression of drills designed to teach ambidexterity, quick and exact footwork, and special hand techniques that are the foundation of this exceedingly powerful martial art.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Chapters include:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt;The Origin of Sinawaliandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;The Fighting Arts of Bakbakan Internationalandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Bakbakan Training Structureandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Stances and Footworkandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Warm-up Exercisesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Lakbay Sinawali: The Central Form of Sinawaliandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Dakip-Diwaandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt;Laban-Sanay (Free-Style Sparring)andlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;Whether readers are interested in Sinawali for exercise, hobby, or as a means of self-defense, andlt;iandgt;Complete Sinawaliandlt;/iandgt; is their definitive guide.

Synopsis:

Sinawali - meaning woven - is an intricate and devastating Filipino fighting system with ancient roots. This stick and blade empty hand technique employs a sinuous, polyrhythmic interweaving of leg and arm defences and attacks. This guide looks at the art.

Synopsis:

Sinawali--meaning "woven"--is an intricate and devastating Filipino fighting system with ancient roots. Martial arts instructor Galang now reveals the special hand techniques, the exact, quick footwork, and the working theory behind the art of Sinawali through instructional text and 50 clear photographs.

About the Author

Dave Lowry, a resident of Maryland Heights, Missouri, has written over 100 articles on the martial arts published in the United States, Japan, and the United Kingdom. He is also the author of Persimmon Wind (Tuttle, 1998) and Autumn Lightning.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804831567
Author:
Galang, Reynaldo S.
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
Martial Arts & Self-Defense
Subject:
Philippines
Subject:
Martial arts
Subject:
Hand-to-hand fighting, Oriental
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Martial arts -- Philippines.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Martial Arts
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Filipino martial arts; martial arts; weapons, self defense; martial arts books
Subject:
self-defense; sinawali; Bakbakan; Filipino martial art; Bakbakan International; Weapon fighting; martial art of Sinawali; Bakbakan Training Structure; BakbakanDouble-weapon fighting
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
Complete Martial Arts
Series Volume:
#104
Publication Date:
20000731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
50 bandamp;w photos
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 8 oz

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Product details 112 pages Tuttle Publishing - English 9780804831567 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Sinawali - meaning woven - is an intricate and devastating Filipino fighting system with ancient roots. This stick and blade empty hand technique employs a sinuous, polyrhythmic interweaving of leg and arm defences and attacks. This guide looks at the art.
"Synopsis" by , Sinawali--meaning "woven"--is an intricate and devastating Filipino fighting system with ancient roots. Martial arts instructor Galang now reveals the special hand techniques, the exact, quick footwork, and the working theory behind the art of Sinawali through instructional text and 50 clear photographs.
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