- For Filipino Martial arts Escrima stick fighting
- Also used by many for self defence martial arts
- This white dragon escrima stick is super strong
- Will only break under the worst punishment
- Heavyweight for a good arm workout
White Dragon Escrima Stick Description
The origins of Arnis, Escrima or Kali are difficult to trace, primarily because there are nearly as many styles of Filipino stick fighting as there are islands in the Philippine archipelago—more than 7000. The people that settled in the islands came from India, Southwest Asia, China and Indonesia. These diverse races and cultures blended their heritage’s over the centuries, producing a common method for employing sharp swords, daggers and fire-hardened sticks in combat. One of the earliest known forms was called “tjakelele” (Indonesian fencing). Kali is another term familiar to stick fighters around the world today. When the Philippines were invaded by the Spanish, the invaders required guns to subdue their fierce opponents. The deadly fighting skills of Filipino warriors nearly overwhelmed them, and they dubbed the native stick style Escrima meaning skirmish.
Arnis, Escrima or Kali was subsequently outlawed, but the techniques did not disappear. The were preserved in secret, sometimes under the very noses of conquerors, in the form of dances or mock battles staged in religious plays. Escrima incorporated three related methods: “espada y daga” (sword and dagger), which employs a long blade and short dagger; “solo baston” (single stick); and “sinawali” (to weave), which uses two sticks of equal length twirled in “weaving” fashion for blocking and striking.
Nowadays most people tend to train with the Rattan sticks which help prevent injuries, also most styles of Arnis, Escrima or Kali will use armour especially hand and head protection, but body protection is also quite common. Competition in armour and limited armour are common, so people can compete to help hone their skills and technique.
Enso Martial Arts Shop has a great range of Escrima sticks for sale. They are most commonly used for Filipino stick fighting martial arts but martial arts from other countries do have techniques and styles that use a similar length stick. These Arnis sticks are 66cm in length or 26 inches and 3cm diameter.
This White Dragon Esrima Stick is made entirely from White Oak Wood, which is used a lot for Martial arts wepaons. 2ft in length and has very little flexibility. They come planed smooth, varnished and have a dragon carved into the middle of the stick. This looks amazing but also gives soe grip if you;re holding it on the carving. These white dragon escrima sticks have a few properties that makes them good for kali stick fighting but ideal for other martial arts such as Ninjutsu and traditional Japanese Ju Jitsu practicing self defence techniques. First, they are really tough and only break when under worst punishment. Second, they are quite heavy, so give you a good workout.
Advice from the shop on a White Dragon Escrima Stick
"These are pretty hard, so it'll really hurt if you get hit with one. So take it easy and build up to the full contact slowly and with caution. Enjoy!"
Doug Swift - Owner of Enso Martial Arts Shop
Sizing of the White Dragon Escrima Stick
Arnis Sticks, Escrima stick and Kali Sticks are all interchangeable and vary in size dramatically. These sticks are:
- Weight = 470g each
- Length = 66cm or 26 inches
- Diameter = 3cm or 1 inch
The dimensions tend to be the bigger than the standard for Rattan Escrima stick in the west.
If you’re not sure on what is best for you. please contact us at our shop to discuss your best choice, call (0117) 9425832 or email [email protected]
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