What You'll Learn

  • 5 Angles of Attack

    Our course begins with the 5 most common angles of attack in most FMA Systems. Two forehand strikes (Angles 1 & 3), two backhand strikes (Angles 2 & 4) and the thrust (Angle 5).

  • Ranges

    You will learn the basics of the 3 fighting ranges in the Filipino Martial Arts. The 3 ranges are Corto (close range), Medio (medium range) and Largo (long range).

  • Stick Blocks & Counters

    The course will cover 5 stick blocks and applying counters after each block. The Inside Sweep block, Roof block, Umbrella block, Cross block, and Largo Mano counters.

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction - Course Summary

    • Stick-Counters-Course-Intro

  • 2

    Angles of Attack

    • Introduction to Angles 1 - 5

    • Angles 1 - 5 with Repetition (Solo)

    • Angles 1 - 5 Quiz

  • 3

    3 Ranges in Filipino Martial Arts

    • Corto, Medio and Largo Ranges

    • 3 FMA Ranges Quiz

  • 4

    Stick Blocks and Counters with Follow Along Repetitions (Angle 1)

    • Inside Sweep Block and Counters to Angle 1

    • Roof Block and Counters to Angle 1

    • Umbrella Block and Counters to Angle 1

    • Cross Block and Counters to Angle 1

    • Largo Mano Counters to Angle 1

    • Angle 1 Stick Blocks and Counters Quiz

  • 5

    Stick Blocks and Counters with Follow Along Repetitions (Angle 2)

    • Outside Sweep Block and Counters to Angle 2 Attack

    • Roof Block and Counters to Angle 2 Attack

    • Umbrella Block and Counters to Angle 2 Attack

    • Cross Block and Counters to Angle 2 Attack

    • Largo Mano Counters to Angle 2 Attack

    • Angle 2 Stick Blocks and Counters Quiz