Arnis is a combination of several armed and unarmed martial arts techniques. Unlike other arts that get tougher to do as you get older, Arnis can be taught at a very early age as well as in the later years, even the late seventies. As long as you can move your hands and feet, you can learn the art and still defend yourself.
Arnis is an effective method of weapon and weaponless self-defense that utilizes hands and feet. It is also a method of maintaining strict physical and mental discipline, coordination and a way of strengthening the mind and body.
Modern Arnis incorporates empty hand translations based on the same path used in single stick solo baton and double sticks sinawali. It improves your power and speed by using your opponent’s flow of motion.