Seminars and Workshops

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Any Seminar, workshop or ongoing curriculum listed here can easily be modiefied for Military, Law Enforcement and Civilian venues. Please let us know how we can assist your group in your training needs!


  • General Filipino Martial Art Seminars:

Introduction to Eskrima: 3 Hrs.
In this seminar participants will learn about the origin and history of the Filipino Arts and what makes them unique in the Martial Art community. Participants will also learn basic techniques and concepts of the art.

Eskrima Techniques and Drills: 3 Hrs.
This seminar builds off the “Eskrima Introduction” seminar and goes into additional techniques and drills used in several styles of the Filipino Martial Arts.

Eskrima Techniques and Drills II: 3 Hrs.
Participants are introduced to more complex techniques and drills found in Eskrima. The “Eskrima Techniques and Drills” seminar is a prerequisite.

Eskrima Techniques and Drills III: 3 Hrs.
Participants are introduced to more complex techniques and drills found in Eskrima. The “Eskrima Techniques and Drills II” seminar is a prerequisite. Host has choice on seminar focus (Hand, Stick, Knife etc…)


  • Style or Weapon Specific Seminars:

Inayan Sinawali: 3 Hrs.
Probably the most recognized style of Eskrima, Sinawali typically utilizes two weapons, usually of equal length and are used in set offensive and defensive patterns. Participants will learn basic techniques and concepts of the style and have a good working foundation to build upon.

Inayan Sinawali II: 4 Hrs.
Building on the foundation of the basic Inayan Sinawali seminar, participants will learn more advanced techniques and concepts of the style. More complex patterns and drills are introduced to aid in the reflex of the style. The “Inayan Sinawali” seminar is a prerequisite.

Inayan Dequerdas: 3 Hrs.
Dequerdas is a reinforced weapon blocking and counter striking style of Eskrima. Participants will learn basic techniques and concepts of the style and have a good working foundation to build upon.

Inayan Dequerdas II: 4 Hrs.
Building on the foundation of the basic Inayan Dequerdas seminar, participants will more advanced techniques and concepts of the style. In addition, drills are introduced to aid in the reflex of the style. The “Inayan Dequerdas” seminar is a prerequisite.

Inayan Largo Mano: 3 Hrs.
Largo Mano translates to "long hand" and is a long-range system of Eskrima utilizing a weapon measuring 38” - 40”. Participants will learn basic techniques and concepts of the style and have a good working foundation to build upon.

Inayan Largo Mano II: 4 Hrs.
Building on the foundation of the basic Inayan Largo Mano seminar, participants will more advanced techniques and concepts of the style. In addition, drills are introduced to aid in the reflex of the style. The “Inayan Largo Mano” seminar is a prerequisite.

Inayan Kadena de Mano: 3 Hrs.
Kadena De Mano is a combination of empty-hand and knife/dagger techniques. Drills and techniques are emphasized to help attain reflex. Participants will learn basic techniques and concepts of the style and have a good working foundation to build upon.

Inayan Kadena de Mano II: 4 Hrs.
Building on the foundation of the basic Inayan Kadena de Mano seminar, participants will learn more advanced techniques and concepts of the style. In addition, more complex drills are introduced to aid in the reflex of the style. The “Inayan Kadena de Mano” seminar is a prerequisite.

Inayan Serrada Concepts: 3 Hrs.
Serrada translates to either "to close" or "close quarters". The style is noted for using a shorter cane, male triangle footwork, and quick, linear, in-close fighting. Serrada can take a lifetime to perfect but in this concept seminar participants will have the opportunity to learn some fundamental attributes of the style and put them into practice.

Inayan Serrada Concepts II: 4 Hrs.
Building on the foundation of the basic Inayan Serrada Concepts seminar, participants will learn additional techniques and concepts of the style. In addition, the popular Lock & Block and Flow Sparring drills are described, demonstrated and conceptualized with the participants. The “Inayan Serrada Concepts” seminar is a prerequisite.

Tomahawk: 4 Hrs.
Interested in learning one of the most vital of all primitive weapons? The course will go over everything from grip and stance, footwork and lines of attack to complete techniques of defense utilizing the weapon. No previous experience with any weapon is necessary.


  • Specialty and/or Military, Law Enforcement Seminars: 

Reactive Knife Defense: 4 Hrs.
Empty hand defense against an spontaneous edged weapon attack. RKD has been aught to thousands of Civilians and Law Enforcement Officers around the world. Participants will learn basic means of defense and follow up techniques against an edged weapon attack.

Reactive Knife Defense II: 4 Hrs.
Participants will build on the basic program gaining knowledge regarding many different types of attacks. Drills are introduced to enhance the learning process. Additional follow up techniques as well as safe disarming principles are taught. The “Reactive Knife Defense” seminar is a prerequisite.

Reactive Knife Defense - to Firearm: 4 Hrs.
Participants will build on the basic program gaining knowledge regarding many different types of attacks. Techniqes are taught to defend against edged weapon (or other weapon attacks) that give the defender the time and opporuntity to safely get to their Firearm. Both open carry and conceal carry techniques are taught. Drills are introduced to enhance the learning process. Additional follow up techniques as well as safe disarming principles are taught. The basic “Reactive Knife Defense” or “Reactive Knife Defense II” seminar is a prerequisite.

Reactive Knife Defense - Instructor Certification: 12 Hrs.
Participants will learn the Reactive Knife Defense system thoroughly and will be instructed in the ways of teaching the program to others. Both dynamic and written exams are administered at the end of the second day. Instructor Certification provides the RKD Instructor the ability to teach the basic RKD course. 

Pressure Sensitive Nerve Areas: 4 Hrs.
The PSNA course was designed to utilize certain nerves to disable or control an aggressive person without causing serious bodily injury. Originally developed for Law Enforcement, these techniques have been used in Police Departments throughout the US and have proven themselves to be an effective tool for subject control. Participants will learn correct location and application of the PSNA's that are both medically safe from an application standpoint and tactically effective when applied properly.

Pressure Sensitive Nerve Areas - Instructor Certification: 12 Hrs.
The PSNA course was designed to utilize certain nerves to disable or control an aggressive person without causing serious bodily injury. Participants will learn the PSNA system thoroughly and will be instructed in the ways of teaching the program to others. Both dynamic and written exams are administered at the end of the second day. Instructor Certification provides the PSNA Instructor the ability to teach the basic PSNA course.

Subject Control: 8 Hrs.
Fundemental joint and wrist locks, escort positions and pressure point tactics. Reactionary time and Reactionary distance are explained and basic block and evasion techniques are also taught. Wrist restraint positions and techniques are also reviewed or taught for First Responders.

Disarming: 4 Hrs.
Blunt, edged and improvised weapon disarms are taught in addition to Firearm retention and disarming.