WHAT DO WE TEACH?
FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS/PEKITI TIRSIA KALI
U.F.M.A specialize in an indigenous form of Filipino Martial Arts called Pekiti Tirsia Kali which is sought after by many elite military and law enforcement factions worldwide because of its highly lethal methods of self-protection. The PTK system focuses on edged, impact, improvised weapons, that are immediately transferable to empty hands for civilian use.
Pekiti Tirsia Kali is the official martial arts combat system of the Philippine Marine Corps and is the only Filipino Martial Arts system recognized as the official war-fighting art doctrine by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
JEET KUNE DO
A practical, self-defense focused martial art founded, conceived and practiced by the great Martial Artist Sigung Lee Jun Fan Bruce Lee. In his own words, Lee referred to his Martial Art as “non-classical” or “formless”. Unlike traditional Martial Arts, Jeet Kune Do is not taught from any codified knowledge or fixed pattern. Jeet Kune Do rather emphasizes expression through movement. It is built upon a philosophy that the individual, and his or her expression is more important than any fighting system itself. Jeet Kune do translates to "the way of the intercepting fist" . Jeet Kune Do mentality is aimed at "intercepting" the opponent, the action or idea of "striking" the incoming attack itself. It is a set of principles to help the practitioner make instant judgments and decisions, to improve ONE self on a physical and on a mental level, as well as to make corresponding action responses or counterattacks.
aka "Thai boxing" is the national sport of Thailand.. It is referred to as "The art of eight limbs" because it primarily uses eight points of contacts of the body. It is a stand up sport that uses striking and clinching techniques that incorporate the hands, elbows, knees and shins (8 limbs) which allows the body to use the kicking, punching and clinching range. It is considered a simple and effective form of Self protection and the guarantee of burning calories and promoting a high level of fitness and confidence.
SELF DEFENSE AND SELF PROTECTION
U.F.M.A teaches realistic Self Protection which incorporates simplified techniques from all the Art forms that United Fist teaches from Filipino Martial arts, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Wing Chun, SIlat Grappling and Jeet Kune Do Concepts.
Kickboxing is a sport that takes the fundamentals of boxing and adds various forms of kneeing and kicking maneuvers. Requiring speed, agility, and coordination, kickboxing helps to improve muscular strength and overall physical fitness.
U.F.M.A also teaches Suntukan/Panantukan Filipino Boxing -a street style-oriented fighting system, which consists of upper body striking techniques which include punches, elbows, shoulder strikes, headbutts and limb destruction in combination with Sipaan which includes kicking & knee strikes.
Wing Chun is a Chinese Martial Arts Known for it's Rapid strikes, efficient movements & focuses on body alignment to make the srtikes effective and explosive.
It is a self-defence martial art focusing on speed and skill rather than size or strength. This makes Wing Chun ideal for people of all shapes, sizes and fitness levels. Wing Chun teaches practical techniques relying on touch sensitivity coupled with strong punches to exploit your opponent's weaknesses. Wing Chun was popularized by Sijo Bruce Lee and films like Ip Man.