Pete Jacobs

PETE JACOBS

è nato e cresciuto ad Alhambra, in California. Iniziò lo studio delle Arti Marziali con il Judo, mentre si trovava nelle Forze Aeree statunitensi  e successivamente continuò con lo studiando del Kenpo Karate con il leggendario Ed Parker.  Quando Sifu Inosanto si spostò dalla palestra di Ed Parker alla nuova di Bruce Lee aperta a Chinatown anche Pete Jacobs lo seguì. Studiò li  circa un anno e poi si allenò privatamente una volta alla settimana a casa di Bruce Lee  generalmente assieme a Sifu Peter Chin e Sifu Ted Wong. Pete ha anche studiato Tai Chi Chuan con Daniel Lee per due anni, ed Escrima per un anno con Daniel Inosanto. Alla morte di Bruce Lee, Pete ha iniziato a insegnare a casa sua. E’ stato un membro fondatore di JKD Nucleus e Bruce Lee Foundation.

M° Davide Fioretti

M° Davide Fioretti          M° Summa Maxima

Istruttore e Cintura Nera di Kali Arnis EsKrima    davide1
Cintura Nera III° dan di Tae Kwon Do
Istruttore Knife Fighting
Istruttore di Jeet Kune Do

Istruttore certificato in Warriors Eskrima 

Istruttore certificato in  CSSD-SC

Italiano, nato nel 1967 a Mestre VE;

ha iniziato il suo percorso marziale a 17 anni in una scuola di Tae Kwon Do di Treviso, che ha frequentato per 17 anni fino ad ottenere il III dan.

Nel 1994 grazie al suo maestro Giuliano De Lazzari ha iniziato a praticare il Kali Filippino.

Nel 2001 ha iniziato il corso di formazione per istruttori tenuto dal maestro Maurizio Maltese, diplomandosi cintura nera e istruttore nel 2003.

Tra il 2003 e il 2004 partecipa al corso di formazione di primo livello in Knife Fighting (scherma di coltello) tenuto sempre dal Maestro Maltese, diplomandosi istruttore.

Tra il 2004 e il 2005 partecipa al corso per il 2° livello di scherma di coltello.

A maggio del 2007 dopo un biennio di corso per la formazione di istruttori in JEET KUNE DO organizzato a Treviso con il M° Maurizio Maltese, ottiene il grado di istruttore

Attualmente pratica ed insegna Kali Arnis EsKrima e studia con il M° Krishna Godhania   Sayoc Kali e  Warrior EsKrima; inoltre sta studiando anche Baringin Sakti Pencak  Silat Harimau con il M° Eric Kruk.

Andrea Torres

ANDREA TORRES

inizia la pratica delle Arti Marziali con il Wu Shu/Kung Fu  nel 1986, all’età di 10 anni, ma già con il mito di Bruce Lee nella mente.  Prosegue lo studio e l’attività in modo continuo ed incessante, specializzandosi anche nel King Fu Chinna (che significa afferrare e controllare) e nel Nan Shaolin (boxe da terra).  Sperimenta l’efficacia degli studi nelle Arti Marziali partecipando a diverse competizioni, ottenendo risultati di rilievo quali:

  • 1995 si classifica 2° ai campionati italiani di Sanda/Sanshou(combattimento libero tradizionale cinese) per la PWKA.
  • 1997 si classifica 3° agli stessi campionati.
  • 1999 e 2001 si classifica 1° ai campionati italiani di Sanda per la PWKA

Partecipa anche a competizioni free style per la WFC ottenendo alcune importanti vittori

Nel periodo 1994-1995 studia il JKD Concepts che però abbandona nel 1996 quando a Genova partecipa al primo stage in Italia di Sifu Ted Wong, organizzzato da Giuseppe Bordini (già editore di Bruce Lee Kung Fu Magazine).   Da allora ha seguito tutti gli appuntamenti italiani di Sifu Ted Wong (circa 2 all’anno) e dal 2006 al 2009 anche quelli organizzati in Olanda da Sifu James Teer Bek.

Nel 2007, grazie a Pierre Hartmann  incontra il primo allievo di Sijo Bruce Lee, Jesse Glover, che segue in alcuni appuntamenti.

Già nel 1998 Sifu Andrea Torres ha ottenuto il diploma di istruttore di Wushuper la FIWUK ed in seguito, dopo aver seguito corsi di formazione teorico pratica a Milano ottiene per Ente di Promozione titolo di istruttore in JKD e poi di Maestro e responsabile di settore.  E’ responsabile del settore di JKD anche per la WFC di Franco Scorrano

Nel maggio del 2008 ottiene il brevetto di Istruttore di Combat Hapkido (difesa personale e per forze dell’ordine) dall’International Combat Hapkido Federation,direttamente dal GMaster John Pellegrini.

Nel 2017 è protagonista nel avviare la JEET KUNE DO EUROPEAN BRANCHES, scuola che riferisce a Sifu Tommy Gong (braccio destro di Sifu Ted Wong) e Sifu Peter Chin, uno dei tre istruttori certificati in JKD direttamente da Bruce Lee.

 

 

Robin Vader

ROBIN VADER

è il fondatore della Dutch Jeet Kune Do e Jeet Kune Do Combat. È istruttore di Jeet Kune Do di seconda generazione. Capo istruttore di Jeet Kune Do Combat Nederland.
Ha lavorato per molti anni con Peter Aerts, Ernesto Hosot e Gilbert Yvel. Ha studiato le seguenti arti marziali: Judo, Wing Chun, Kuk Sool Won, Kenso Ryu Jujutsu, Sanda, Karate, Aikido e armi del Budo quali Nunchaku, Sai Bo e Balsong.  È stato per molti anni presidente della Fondazione olandese Bujutsu. Attualmente è nel consiglio di amministrazione della Fondazione Jeet Kune Do Netherlands.

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ROBIN VADER

is founder of Dutch Jeet Kune Do and Jeet Kune Do Combat. He is 2nd generation Jeet Kune Do instructor. Head instructor of Jeet Kune Do Combat Nederland.

Worked many years with Peter Aerts, Ernesto Hosot and Gilbert Yvel. He studied the following Martial Arts:  Judo, Wing Chun, Kuk Sool Won, Kenso Ryu Jujutsu, Sanda, Karate, Aikido and Budo weapons like: Nunchaku, Sai Bo, Balsong. He was many years the chairman of Dutch Bujutsu Foundation. Currently he is in the board of the Jeet Kune Do Netherlands Foundation. 

 

James Ter Beek

JAMES TER BEEK

inizia la pratica delle Arti Marziali nel 1974 con il Judo il Jiu-Jitsu  che continua per un paio di anni, poi nel 1976 inizia lo studio del Taekwondo WTF che contina fino ad oggi, raggiungendo il grado di cintura nera 6°dan .

La sua maggior passione è però il Jeet Kune Do, il cui studio avvia nel 1993 con Sifu Ted Wong e Richard Torres, ricevendo da entrambi titolo di istruttore.   Dal 2006 studia anche il  Wing Chun, inizialmente Wang Kiu system e poco dopo con il Ving Tsun del Gm Wong Shun Leung system, insegnante anche di Sijo Bruce Lee.       Nel …ha organizzato a…. la prima ed unica riunione europea della Bruce Lee Foundation.

Ha studiato anche Kali-Escrima e Pencak-Silat.

Gaetano D’Alessandro

Luca D’Addeo

LUCA D’ADDEO   inizia sin da giovane la pratica delle Arti Marziali e in particolare del Kung Fu Tradizionale, Kenpo e Kajuknebo, in seguito ed estende poi il suo studio ad altri stili in particolare del Sud Est Asiatico.  Nel 2011 diventa branch director per l’Italia e allievo diretto di Pendekar Victor De Thouars sotto cui studia il Pukulan Pencak Silat Serak fino al 2017.

Dopo avere conseguito importanti certificazioni anche sul marketing digitale, tecniche di comunicazione e life coaching, avvia con successo la prima agenzia di marketing dedicata alle scuole di Arti Marziali, che chiama DOJO MARKETING ,   offrendo servizi e consulenza a tutti gli associati di Summa Maxima.

 

Francesco Coradino

Silat Terms

A

Adat: Rules of Conduct

Agung: Great

Ahli: Expert

Alis plarian: To dodge, and escape.

Anting Anting: A power that is said to keep the Filipino Warrior from harm even if struck by a
weapon (stick, or blade).

Api: Fire

Ayer: Water

B

Bagalombang Dua-Blas: A Sumatran style that resembles the motion of waves.

Banga: A free flowing drill using stances, kicks, strikes, evasion / decoying techniques, Langkahs,
Jurus, and etc that is improvised on the spur of the moment. To shadow boxing.

Binatang Empat: Four animal styles

Bantingang: To throwing the opponent

Bapak: Father / Male Elder

Baru Silat: A silat system from Sumatra. A system that is an evasive, and defensive. Emphases on
hand techniques like blocking, parrying, trapping, and cover. The name implies a “New Place”.

Bedok: A curved knife.

Bela Diri: Self-defense

Belkok: Crane

Beset: A leg sweep by stepping to the rear, or tripping the attacker.

Bhakti Negara: A southern Balinese style of Silat founded in 1955 by Ida Bagus Oka
Dinwangkara. A combination of older Silat styles and Japanese style of karate, aikido, and jujitsu.
The name suggest “sacrifice / exclusive dedication / state.

Blok: Block

Buang: To throw away

Buka: opening

Budoja Indonesia Matarm: A Central Java style that is characterized by ground-rolling and high-
leaping. The suggest “Culture place of Indonesia”.

Bumi: Earth

C

Cabang: Trident

Carabao: Water buffalo

Champaka Putih: A style of Silat practiced in the Tjikabon area of central Java and extends to
Jogjakarta. The system is characterized with low squatting postures, Sempok and Depok. The
practitioner uses these postures to spin on one leg while kicking, and sweeping with the other leg
knocking the feet out from underneath their opponents.

Chekeh: Choking

Cipta: Forefront to feeling.

D

Dalem: Outside

Dasar: Fundamentals of silat

Dasar Kaki Tenunan: The elements of weaving foot

Dasar Pasan: Flowing with the entire body.

Dasar Tangan Tenunan: The elements of weaving hand

Depok: Rear leg steps into in front of the lead leg.

Duduk: The sitting position

Dumog: Filipino art of grappling.

E

Empat: The number four.

Ende: The silat develop in and named after the city in Southern Flores, off Indonesia. The style
was said to have traveled to Lombok, and Bali.

G

Garis: Line

Garuda: Eagle

Gedor: Back Fist

Gerak-gerak: Movements

Golok: A heavy single edged sword that looks likes a small broadsword.

Guar: Striking with the edge (inside, or outside) of the hand .

Gunting: “Scissors”, the act of cutting, crushing, trapping, or mirror strikes.

Guru: Teacher, able to teach others his art and experience.

Guru Baharu: New Teacher

Guru Besar, or Maha Guru: Master Teacher

H

Hati Hati: Attention

Harimau: Ground Tiger Style

Hormat: Respect / loyalty / Indebtedness.

I

Ibu: Mother / Female Elder

Ilmu: Science, or magic

Ilmu Kebatinan: Spiritual Knowledge

Ilmu Sehat: Internal power

J

Juru: Short forms for upper body movement of blocking, and striking. Can have 6, or more jurus in
one style.

K

Kailat: Closing on the target

Kaki: Leg, or Foot

Kanan: Right

Kamasukan: The successful entry into the your opponent’s defense.

Kebatinan: Spiritually, mysticism

Kedutan: Palm of the hand

Kejawan: Javanese spirituality

Kelid: Techniques to dodge an attack.

Kendang: Training hall, or school

Kerambit: Tiger Claw Blade

Kilap: “Thunder Clap”, a style of nerve center strikes.

Kinjit: Elbow directed throwing technique.

Kiri: left

Kris: Waved Indonesian-Malay knife / sword. Said to have magical powers.

Kuda: Horse

Kuda-Kuda: Horse Style. The scraping, kicks, and stomping of the feet. Flowing from stance to
stance, repositioning, and lead leg changing to confuse the opponent.

Kuda kuda pipih: Flat Stance

Kujang: Tjimande knife

Kembangan, Kembangs, or Kambangan: “Flower Dance”, long forms in silat.

Kuntao: Originally a Chinese art called “Chaun Fa” (the first name of Kung Fu). Kuntao is a brutal
art of punishment on top of punishment. The name is actually two words, “Kun” meaning “Hand”,
and “Tao” meaning “The way of”. So Kuntao, or Kun Tao means “The way of the hand or foot”.

Kun Taoers: People that practice Kun Tao (Slang)

L

Langkah: 1. Footwork 2. Lower body movements 3. A series of jurus strung together.

Langkah Lima: The tiga footwork pattern using a “+”

Langkah Empat: Footwork pattern that has four side (square).

Latihan: Practice exercise

Lompat: To jump

Luar: inside

M

Ma’afghan Hormat: A gesture of respect for the head of the silat system. The gifts of Hormat are
a knife, a chicken, tobacco, and cloth.

Maen Po: To sparring with light contact, To play fight.

Majapahit: Means “Bitter Fruit” due to the huge sacrifice and loss of human life which lead the
way for a 300-year-long empire named after it.

Malay: For the country of Malaysia or the Southeast Asia where Silat was born.

Matjanan Lontjat: Leaping Tiger

Matjanan Tingi: High Tiger

Mas: Little Brother

Meloncat: Jump

Mengelak: Evade / Throw

Mina Kabauw: Dance style

Monjet: Monkey

Murid: Basic student, or Disciple

N

Naga: Dragon Snake

O

Oeler: Snake

Oeler Sawa: Python

P

Pamacan: Tiger style founded by Embah Kahir

Panantukan: Filipino boxing that is similar to American boxing.

Pantjar: The platform excluding the outside Sliwa and Tiga

Patahan: To Break

Pecahan: To break, or To solve a problem

Pecut: Whip

Pedang: sword

Pelajarn: Student

Pendekar: Spiritual Grandmaster

Pentjak: 1. A dance, 2. The practice of combative techniques with or without a partner without
killing, 3. The practice of techniques with the intent of healthful training.

Pentjak-Silat: To fight using Pentjak

Pentjakkers: People that practice Pentjak-Silat. (Slang)

Pesilat: Silat Practitioner

Petjut: “Whip Style”

Perisai Diri: A Central Javanese system that was modernized by R.M.S. Dirdjoatmodjo in 1955. Its
techniques are the basis of self-defense for the Indonesian Military. The system ranking is the
wear of uniforms, black uniform is worn by students, and white uniforms are worn by the teachers,
or expert.

Pisau: A small straight bladed knife

Po: A suffix denoting respect.

Poekoelan: The old Dutch spelling before the national language charge when Indonesia declared
it’s independents after WWII. Means, hitting, or striking.

Pombas Mian: To kill the opponent.

Pukul Ayer Terjun: Waterfall Punch

Pukul Lurus Tangan: Straight Jab Punch

Pukul Membalekan: Inverted Punch

Pukulan: The new spelling after WWII. Indonesians changed a lot of the spelling to cast out the
Dutch that ruled Indonesia for so long. Means the same as above spelling.

Pukulan Tjiminde Malay: Develop by Guru James Hogue to honor all of his instructors in Silat,
Kuntao, Kali, and grappling. Art was develop for street defense only. The Name means, ” To hit or
strike in a flowing manor, with Southeast Asian influence”.

Puntiar: To jump

Pusaka: Valuable and old

Puter Kepala: “Turn The Head”, the act of throwing a person by turning, or cranking the head.

R

Raja Hati: Royal Style

Raja Naga: King Dragon Snake

Rahasia: Secret

Randai: An Indonesian fighting style that borrows techniques from silat, but isn’t apart of silat.

Rasa: Feeling / Intuition

Rencong: Toe knife

S

Sabar: To be patient.

Sabet: To Slice

Sabit: Front instep kick / kicking side to side.

Sabit Tumit: Heel thrusting kicks

Salamat: To thank.

Sahblet: Torture, Short whipping strikes

Samadi: Detached concentration, deep meditation

Sangsat: Palm up strike from the bottom of the short hand.

Sangsat Tinge: A high sangsat

Sangsot: The upward, and front-to-back rotation of the opponent’s arm at the shoulder.

Sapu: 1. Standing sweeping techniques driceted towards the ankle. 2. To throw for purpose of
repositioning and off balancing.

Sarong: A long scarf that is used for wear, or fighting. An Indonesian Kilt.

Sekolah: School

Selamat: Peace, or go in peace, means the same as in Salaam,

Selamat Datang: Welcome

Selamat pada tua: Peace to you (plural)

Selosor: A scooping front kick to move the sarong out of the way.

Semangat: Spirit, vital energy or life force

Sempok: Lead leg goes behind the rear leg.

Senjata: Weapons

Sepah: Kick

Serak: Decoying style; named for it founder, Pak Serak. Pak Serak developed a style based one
multi-hitting, distances, luring, and etc, although he had no use of one side of his body. The style
was develop with the assistants of Pak Serak’s top student Mas Djoet.

Serangan: attack

Sibat: Staff / Bo.

Silat: To fight, or kill using combat techniques of Pentjak.

Siloh, or Sila: The cross sit position.

Sikap: Position, or posture of the body.

Siku-siku: Small forked weapon.

Sikut: Elbow

Singgulan: Using the wrist

Sliwa: Square foot pattern used to teach decoy and evasion.

Sterlak Silat: A Sumatran style that trains the student to punch, kick, and to executing their
techniques with the whole body.

Sudah: Yes, I understand.

Sujud: Self Surrender

Sumbut: 1. Techniques with two people for the purpose of practicing the principles of combat. 2.
The practice of evasion, parry, and counter striking strung together in a restricted sparring against
one or more people.

Sumbut Pukui: To evade, parry, and strike the opponent.

Sumbutan: Fighting

Susulan: Reverse heel kick / Hook kick

T

Tameng: Shield

Tangan: Hand

Tangkapan: To capture the enemy.

Tangkis: To block, or ward off a strike.

Tarian: Dance

Te: Kick

Tebasan: To sweep

Teke: Flat fist, or Cobra Strike.

Tempiling: Hard slapping

Tenaga Dalam: Inner power

Tewekan: Thrusting Finger Jab

Tiga: 1. “Three Sides”, 2. Triangle, and 3. Number 3

Tiji Monjet: Ape Style

Tjabang: A weapon that looks like a Sai.

Tjikalong: Bat Style, name after the city of the bats. Uses open hand strikes, and augmented
blocks. Legend has it that the movement was develop from a Kuntao Master that use the
movements to avoid the missiles of a blowpipe.

Tjimande, Cimande, or Tjimindie: “Flowing Water Hands”. A brother art of Serak. Founder was
Embah Kahir (1760). Art of fast striking flowing strikes and kicks with destructive hits to the attacker
arms and legs to make them useless.

Tjingkrik: A Javanese system that uses evasive footwork, open hand techniques, and acrobatic
tactics.

Tjiwaringin: A rare form of west Javanese Silat that was developed from Tjimande.

Tongkat: Straight Stick

Tongkat Keciel: Short stick

Tongkat Panjang: Long stick

Tongkat Setengah: Half stick

Tonjok: Reveres Punch

Totog Atas Dari Bawah: Uppercut Punch

Tridharma: Northern Balinese Silat system that means, Three-honesty / peace.

Trumbu: Stick art founded by Embah Kahir

Tulen: 1. Original, or 2. Purity

Tusukan: To stab

U

Udara: Air

Ular sawa: Python

Ular sendok: Cobra

Undukayam Silat: An unusual style of silat from Sumatra that imitates the actions of a hen.
Footwork is short and choppy and is use only to displace their opponent.

W

Wu Tong: Style made from Baqua, Tai Chi, and Hsing-I

P

Pamacan: Tiger style founded by Embah Kahir

Panantukan: Filipino boxing that is similar to American boxing.

Pantjar: The platform excluding the outside Sliwa and Tiga

Patahan: To Break

Pecahan: To break, or To solve a problem

Pecut: Whip

Pedang: sword

Pelajarn: Student

Pendekar: Spiritual Grandmaster

Pentjak: 1. A dance, 2. The practice of combative techniques with or without a partner without
killing, 3. The practice of techniques with the intent of healthful training.

Pentjak-Silat: To fight using Pentjak

Pentjakkers: People that practice Pentjak-Silat. (Slang)

Pesilat: Silat Practitioner

Petjut: “Whip Style”

Perisai Diri: A Central Javanese system that was modernized by R.M.S. Dirdjoatmodjo in 1955. Its
techniques are the basis of self-defense for the Indonesian Military. The system ranking is the
wear of uniforms, black uniform is worn by students, and white uniforms are worn by the teachers,
or expert.

Pisau: A small straight bladed knife

Po: A suffix denoting respect.

Poekoelan: The old Dutch spelling before the national language charge when Indonesia declared
it’s independents after WWII. Means, hitting, or striking.

Pombas Mian: To kill the opponent.

Pukul Ayer Terjun: Waterfall Punch

Pukul Lurus Tangan: Straight Jab Punch

Pukul Membalekan: Inverted Punch

Pukulan: The new spelling after WWII. Indonesians changed a lot of the spelling to cast out the
Dutch that ruled Indonesia for so long. Means the same as above spelling.

Pukulan Tjiminde Malay: Develop by Guru James Hogue to honor all of his instructors in Silat,
Kuntao, Kali, and grappling. Art was develop for street defense only. The Name means, ” To hit or
strike in a flowing manor, with Southeast Asian influence”.

Puntiar: To jump

Pusaka: Valuable and old

Puter Kepala: “Turn The Head”, the act of throwing a person by turning, or cranking the head.

R

Raja Hati: Royal Style

Raja Naga: King Dragon Snake

Rahasia: Secret

Randai: An Indonesian fighting style that borrows techniques from silat, but isn’t apart of silat.

Rasa: Feeling / Intuition

Rencong: Toe knife

S

Sabar: To be patient.

Sabet: To Slice

Sabit: Front instep kick / kicking side to side.

Sabit Tumit: Heel thrusting kicks

Salamat: To thank.

Sahblet: Torture, Short whipping strikes

Samadi: Detached concentration, deep meditation

Sangsat: Palm up strike from the bottom of the short hand.

Sangsat Tinge: A high sangsat

Sangsot: The upward, and front-to-back rotation of the opponent’s arm at the shoulder.

Sapu: 1. Standing sweeping techniques driceted towards the ankle. 2. To throw for purpose of
repositioning and off balancing.

Sarong: A long scarf that is used for wear, or fighting. An Indonesian Kilt.

Sekolah: School

Selamat: Peace, or go in peace, means the same as in Salaam,

Selamat Datang: Welcome

Selamat pada tua: Peace to you (plural)

Selosor: A scooping front kick to move the sarong out of the way.

Semangat: Spirit, vital energy or life force

Sempok: Lead leg goes behind the rear leg.

Senjata: Weapons

Sepah: Kick

Serak: Decoying style; named for it founder, Pak Serak. Pak Serak developed a style based one
multi-hitting, distances, luring, and etc, although he had no use of one side of his body. The style
was develop with the assistants of Pak Serak’s top student Mas Djoet.

Serangan: attack

Sibat: Staff / Bo.

Silat: To fight, or kill using combat techniques of Pentjak.

Siloh, or Sila: The cross sit position.

Sikap: Position, or posture of the body.

Siku-siku: Small forked weapon.

Sikut: Elbow

Singgulan: Using the wrist

Sliwa: Square foot pattern used to teach decoy and evasion.

Sterlak Silat: A Sumatran style that trains the student to punch, kick, and to executing their
techniques with the whole body.

Sudah: Yes, I understand.

Sujud: Self Surrender

Sumbut: 1. Techniques with two people for the purpose of practicing the principles of combat. 2.
The practice of evasion, parry, and counter striking strung together in a restricted sparring against
one or more people.

Sumbut Pukui: To evade, parry, and strike the opponent.

Sumbutan: Fighting

Susulan: Reverse heel kick / Hook kick

T

Tameng: Shield

Tangan: Hand

Tangkapan: To capture the enemy.

Tangkis: To block, or ward off a strike.

Tarian: Dance

Te: Kick

Tebasan: To sweep

Teke: Flat fist, or Cobra Strike.

Tempiling: Hard slapping

Tenaga Dalam: Inner power

Tewekan: Thrusting Finger Jab

Tiga: 1. “Three Sides”, 2. Triangle, and 3. Number 3

Tiji Monjet: Ape Style

Tjabang: A weapon that looks like a Sai.

Tjikalong: Bat Style, name after the city of the bats. Uses open hand strikes, and augmented
blocks. Legend has it that the movement was develop from a Kuntao Master that use the
movements to avoid the missiles of a blowpipe.

Tjimande, Cimande, or Tjimindie: “Flowing Water Hands”. A brother art of Serak. Founder was
Embah Kahir (1760). Art of fast striking flowing strikes and kicks with destructive hits to the attacker
arms and legs to make them useless.

Tjingkrik: A Javanese system that uses evasive footwork, open hand techniques, and acrobatic
tactics.

Tjiwaringin: A rare form of west Javanese Silat that was developed from Tjimande.

Tongkat: Straight Stick

Tongkat Keciel: Short stick

Tongkat Panjang: Long stick

Tongkat Setengah: Half stick

Tonjok: Reveres Punch

Totog Atas Dari Bawah: Uppercut Punch

Tridharma: Northern Balinese Silat system that means, Three-honesty / peace.

Trumbu: Stick art founded by Embah Kahir

Tulen: 1. Original, or 2. Purity

Tusukan: To stab

U

Udara: Air

Ular sawa: Python

Ular sendok: Cobra

Undukayam Silat: An unusual style of silat from Sumatra that imitates the actions of a hen.
Footwork is short and choppy and is use only to displace their opponent.

W

Wu Tong: Style made from Baqua, Tai Chi, and Hsing-I

Filipino Terms / Terminologia

Abang…..to wait defensively
Abanico……fan; also spelled “abaniko”
Abanico sa Itaas…..upper flywheel
Abecedario…..”ABC’s”; the basics
Abierta…..open position
Agaw…..to grab, seize, disarm or take away
Agaw-Sandata…..disarming & retrieval of the weapon
Aldabis…..diagonal cut, strike or uppercut
Alpabeto…..alphabet; the basics
Anim…..six
Anino…..shadow
Antas…..level or degree
Antaw…..long range
Apat…..four
Araw…..sun or day
Arnis…..harness; northern philippine martial art
Arnisador…..stick fighter
Arnis de Mano…..”Armor of the Hand”; system
Atras…..retreat or backward
Avante…..forward
B
Babag…..worry; trouble
Bago…..new or before
Bagong-Pasok…..entry level student
Bagsak…..to drop; overhead strike with down weighing
Baguhan…..beginner
Bahi…..a Philipine hardwood used for sticks
Baitang…..level or stages
Bakbakan…..a rumble or free-for-all fight
Balaraw…..dagger
Baligtad…..reverse or inside out
Bali…..break
Balik…..return or retreat
Balisong…..”butterfly knife”
Balitok…..tumble
Banatan…..full-contact fighting
Bansay-bansay…..training or drills
Bantay…..guard or watch
Bantay-Kamay…..support or “alive” hand
Bara-bara…..wild or formless technique
Baraw…..dagger
Bartikal…..vertical cut/strike
Basag…..broken
Baston…..stick
Bati-Bati…..using the butt of the stick
Batikan…..noteworthy; certified expert
Baywang…..the hip
Bigay…..to give
Bigay-bali…..lock release technique
Bigay-galang…..salutation
Bihasa…..expert
Binahagi…..cut into parts
Binali…..break or reverse
Bisig…..the arm
Bothan…..Martial Arts school
Braso…..the arm
Buah…..combination of footwork and form; application of technique
Buhat…..from or lift
Buhat Araw…..an overhead strike
Bukas…..open position
Buklis…..upward figure 8
Bulusok…..powerful overhead or diagonal strike
Buno…..takedown or throws
Bunot…..to draw a sword; to pluck out
Bunot Kaluban…..an upward slash followed by a downward slash; a drawing and slashing technique
C
Caballero….techniques from Grandmaster Caballero
Carera…..cycling movement or spin
Cadena de Mano…..chain of hands
Centro…..center
Centro Baston…..holding the stick in the middle
Cerrada…..close; closed fighting position
Cinco…..five
Cinco Teros…..”5 strikes”
Contra…..counter
Contrada…..opposite or counter
Corto…..close range
Cruzada…..cross-block and strike
Crossada…..to cross
Cuatro…..four
D
Daga…..dagger or short stick
Dakop….to catch
Dakot…..to scoop
Dalawa…..two
Dalawampu…..twenty
Dalawampu’t Isa…..twenty-one
Dalawang…..double
Dakip…..capture
Dakip-Diwa…..mind-set
Damdam…..feel or sensitivity
Damdam-Diwa…..sensitivity; being aware
de Cadena…..”the chain”
de Cuerdas…..”to chord”; system
Defundo…..stationary
Delikado…..dangerous
Depensa…..defense; person taking defensive role in training
Dib-dib…..the chest
Diin…..to put pressure on
Dikitan…..very close or close quarters
Diwa…..mind
Djuru…..form
Doble…..double
Doble Baston…..double stick training
Doblete…..double or repeat
Doce Pares…..”12 pairs or 12 strikes”; system
Dos…..two
Dos Labahas…..two blades
Dos Manos…..two hands
Dos Manos Largos…..two hands with long stick
Dukop…..to catch
Dukot…..to snatch or seize unexpectedly
Dukot…..to reach out
Dulo…..the tip of the stick
Dumog…..filipino grappling art
Dungab…..to strike with the fist
Dungab…..”heaven” or “hammer” grip
Duslak…..thrust
E
Elastico…..”rubber band art”; system
Enganyo…..fake or feint
Entrada…..entry
Equis…..”X” or “X” shaped strike
Eskrima…..”skirmish”; filipino martial art
Eskrimador…..stick fighter
Espada…..sword or long stick
Espada y Daga…..sword & dagger or long & short stick
Estrilla…..star
F
No terms found.
G
Galang…..respect
Galing…..skillfull
Gantihan…..exchange of blows
Garote…..stick; usually flat to simulate a blade
Garote’ng…..itak flat stick
Gitna…..center
Gunting…..”scissors” or passing block with a limb destruction
Guro…..teacher
H
Habang…..while; in the meantime
Hagad-Hubad…..strikes & counters
Hagis…..to throw; a throwing technique
Hagibis……whirlwind; throwing & grappling techniques
Hakbang…..to step; footwork
Hakbang-Paiwas…..full side step/step to avoid strike
Halo-Halo…..combination; free flow sparring
Hanay…..row or line
Han-ay…..form
Handa…..”Get ready !”
Hapos…..strike or slash
Hapsanay…..free sparring
Hatak…..to pull
Hataw…..a full power strike
Hawak…..to hold
Hawak-Gitna…..holding the stick in the middle
Hawak-Pakal…..reverse or ice-pick grip
Hawak-Punyo…..regular hold on weapon with punyo
Hawak-Sagad…..regular grip with no punyo
Hawak-Saksak…..regular or hammer grip
Hawak-Sandata…..methods of holding a weapon
Hawak-Susi…..reverse grip; holding at tip of stick
Higot…..to tie
Hindi…..no or negative
Hintay…..wait or pause
Hiwa…..to slash or cut
Hubad…..to untie or undress; name of a flow drill
Hulagpos…..to escape from capture or restraint
I
Ibaba…..down or below
Ibabaw…..above or on-top
Ikot…..turn or about-face
Ikot-Hantaw…..spinning strike
Ilag…..to evade
Ilalim…..under or underneath
Ilustrisimo…..techniques from Grandmaster Anotio Ilustrisimo
Insayo’ng…..training
Ipit…..to lock, trap or jam
Ipit-Hagis…..a sacrifice throwing technique
Isang…..single
Itaas…..above, upper or to the front
Itak…..long sword or bolo
Isa…..one
Isa-pa…..once more; again; one more time
Iwas…..to avoid, dodge or duck
J
Juego Todo…..anything goes or free-for-all fight
K
Kaayusan…..order or organization
Kabakas…..partner or assistant
Kadena…..chain or series of movements
Kadyot…..a shallow, snap thrust
Kalahati…..half
Kalas…..disengage, release or disarm
Kalas-Sandata…..disarming technique
Kalasag…..to shield
Kali…..a southern Philippine martial art
Kalis…..oldest of the Philippino style kris swords; wavey back half, straight front half
Kaliwa…..left side
Kamagoong…..Philipine iron wood
Kamay…..the hand
Kamayan…..empty-hand training
Kamot…..to punch; hand
Kanan…..right side
Kapatid…..brother
Kasa…..to cock or chamber; to accept a challenge
Kasama…..companion/friends
Karunungan…..knowledge
Katapatan…..loyalty
Katawan…..body or torso
Katipunan…..organization, association or brotherhood
Kenkoy…..derogatory term used for unrealistic or impractical styles of fighting
Kilat…..”Lightning Blow”
Kilos…..movement
Kilos-Paa…..footwork
Kina-Iya…..natural
Kris…..serpentine blade knife or sword
Kunsi…..grappling techniques
Kuntao…..”fist way”; system
L
Labaha…..blade
Labahas…..blades
Laban…..to fight
Laban-Handa…..ready-stance
Laban-Laro…..combat drills or “play fights”
Labanang…..to fight
Labanang-Dikitan…..close quarters combat
Labanang-Malapitan…..medium range combat
Labanang-Malayuan…..long range combat
Laban-Paluan…..free-fighting
Laban-Sanay…..combat-skills training
Labas…..the outside
Labing-Isa…..eleven
Labo-labo…..anything-goes fight
La Contra…..to meet a strike
Lakan…..an instructor rank equivalent to black belt
Langka…..footwork
Lansi…..to confuse or misdirect
Lansing-Tadyak…..spinning thrust kick
Lansing-Sikad…..spinning snap kick
Largo…..long
Largo Mano…..long range
Largos…..long
Laro…..to play
Laro-laro…..give and take drills or training
Larong…..to play
La Seguida…..to follow a strike
Laslas…..to cut to shreds
Lastiko…..a style of arnis that emphasizes bobbing & weaving toavoid strikes
Lengua de Fuego…..a fast series of thrust & slash techniques
Lihim…..secret
Lihis…..to the side or side-step
Likos…..twirl
Lima…..five
Liyad…..to lean away
Lock & Block…..training drill from Serrada Eskrima
Loob…..the inside
Lubud…..to blend
Luma…..old
Lusob…..attack or partner taking offensive role in the training
Lutangto…..float; the unique forward and backward footwork of the Ilustrisimo system
M
Mabilis…..fast or speedy
Magaling…..highly skilled
Magisa…..alone
Mag-Olisi…..one who practices stick-fighting
Magulang…..parents; shrewd or sly
Mahina…..weak or of poor skills
Maharlika…..noble or nobility
Mahusay…..skillful
Malakas…..strong, powerful or influential
Malapitan…..near or close
Malayuan…..far or distant
Mandirigma…..warrior
Mano…..hand
Mano y Mano…..hand to hand
Marami…..many or numerous
Maraming Salamat Po…..”Many thanks”
Marunong…..knowledgeable
Masipag…..earnest or hard working
Masugid…..dedicated or loyal
Matibay…..strong, durable or lasting
Matira…..to be left or to be the last
Matira Matibay…..Survival of the Fittest
Matulis…..sharply pointed; a style of bolo
Mayto…..have
May-Alam…..to posses the seeds of knowledge
Medio…..medium range
Meteorica…..meteoric strike from Grandmaster Caballero
Mukha…..the face
Muli…..again or one more time
N
Nakahanda…..ready
Naka-Upo…..seated
Nakaw…..to steal
Ng…..of
O
Olisi…..stick
Olisi-hay…..sparring with sticks
Opo…..respectful form of saying “yes”
Oracion…..a prayer for protection
Ordabis…..backhand strike
P
Paa…..foot
Paayon…..going with the force
Paawas…..to parry
Pababa…..downward
Pag-Galang…..salutation or show of respect
Pagsasanay…..training
Pagsilang…..birth or sunrise
Pagsisisi…..atonement or repentance
Pahimsug…..exercises or calisthenics
Pahisa…..a slashing motion
Paikot…..rotate
Paikot…..circular strike
Paiwas…..to avoid
Pakal…..”ice pick” grip
Palad…..palm of the hand
Palakas…..strengthening
Palakas-Pulso…..wrist-strengthening exercises
Palis…..sweep or sweeping parry
Palis-Patid…..a sweeping throw
Palisut…..to scoop
Palisut-sut…..skipping strike
Palit…..change or exchange
Palit-Kamay…..change or exchange grip
Palitan…..alternating
Palo…..to strike
Paluan…..exchange of strikes
Palusut…..to pass through; technique of evading and passing through
Pama-a…..footwork
Panabas…..ax style weapon
Pananandata…..study of the weapons of the Philippines
Panastas…..to slash
Panata…..a devotion
Pangamot…..empty-hand defense
Pangandam…..on-guard or ready position
Pang-Ikyas evasion or dodge
Pangilog…..disarming
Pang-Olisi…..stick fighting
Pang-Ubot…..hold or grip
Panibago…..new or a revival
Pani-il…..footwork
Panimban…..balance
Panipis…..to skim or cut thinly
Panukad…..fighting stance
Parusa…..punishment
Pasada de Contra…..pass and hit
Pasok…..to enter, inside or on target
Pasulong…..forward
Pasungkit…..to thrust upward
Pataas…..upward
Patalim…..dagger or blade weapon
Patalon…..jumping or multi-level strikes
Patibong…..to trap
Patid…..to trip
Patusok…..in a thrusting motion
Paulit-ulit…..repetitive
Pa-upo…..half side step/sitting down
Pauyon…..go-with-the force technique
Payong…..umbrella
Payong sa Itaas…..upper umbrella block
Pekiti…..close range
Piga…..to squeeze or wring
Piglas…..to struggle or resist
Pikon…..one who is easily upset
Piktos…..a snap strike
Pilay…..sprain or dislocation; lame or crippled at the legs
Pinahandog…..diagonal downward strike
Pinatag…..horizontal strike
Pinasaka…..diagonal upward strike
Pinasaka Tuhod…..rising knee strike
Pinatindog…..vertical downward strike
Pingga…..a long staff fighting system
Pinid…..closed position
Pintok…..a wrist snap strike
Pinuti…..long Visayan sword
Pito…..seven
Planchada…..a horizontal strike
Plansada…..horizontal cut/strike
Pluma…..pen
Po…..a suffix denoting respect
Prakcion…..to react faster than the opponent
Pukpok…..to hammer or pummel
Pulso…..pulse or wrist
Puluhan…..handle or butt
Punong Guro…..head teacher & founder of system
Punyo…..butt of stick or any weapon
Q
No terms found.
R
Redonda…..continuous double stick technique
Redondo…..circular power strike
Retirada…..to retreat
Rompida…..an upward and downward slash
Ronda…..circular movement of the hands or weapon
Ropillon…..a double stick technique or movement
S
Sa…..to or of
Sabayan…..Simultaneous; to attack or counter at the same time
Sablay…..Incomplete or imperfect; a low right to left horizontal…..blow
Saboy…..to throw or scatter; an upward right to left diagonal strike
Sadang…..reverse position
Sagang…..defense
Sagasa…..to charge or to overrun
Sakay…..to ride or go with the force
Sakay-Salag…..eskrima sticky hands; to follow the motion of the blocked/ checked weapon or attack
Sakong…..heel
Sakong-Palad…..palm-heel
Saksak…..to thrust
Sasak Hatak…..a technique using fast withdrawal and twisting of the weapon to inflict a cut on the opponents checking or blocking hand
Salag…..block or parry
Salagba…..downward block
Salagbas…..outside dodging and parrying
Salag-Bisig…..forearm block
Salagsok…..inside dodging and parrying
Salagtas…..upward block
Salakay…..to charge or attack
Salamat…..to thank
Salamin…..mirror or reaction drill
Salisi…..opposing or opposite direction
Salok…..an upward strike with the edge or point
Saltik…..a snap strike
Salubong…..to meet head-on
Sama…..to join or go with
Sambut…..combination of footwork & form; application of technique
Sampu…..ten
Sanay…..training or exposure
Sandata…..weapon
Sangga…..to block
Saplet…..quick disarm
Sawali…..interwoven slats of wood use for walls
Serada…..closed
Serrada…..close quarters or “closing”
Sibat…..staff
Sibog…..retreat or backward
Sikad…..side kick
Sikad-Gilid…..side snap kick
Sikad-Hataw…..snap roundhouse kick
Sikad-Sungkite…..snap hook kick
Sikad-Tusok…..front snap kick
Sikaran…..a Philippine martial art emphasizing kicking skills
Siklod…..to kiss the hand of an elder; a wrist lock
Siklod Bangga…..a wrist lock that uses the shoulder as a leverage point
Sikmura…..solar plexus
Siko…..the elbow
Sikot…..push kick
Sikwat…..to pry; an upward strike with the punyo
Sikwat-Siko…..a come-along lock with the elbow as the primary lock or center of pressure
Silat…..to outmaneuver or overpower; an Indonesian martial art
Silak…..open-hand system used against a blade (Sayoc Kali)
Sinawalli…..to weave; a continuous double stick technique
Sinigurato…..make doubly sure; a follow-up trapping or jamming technique (Lameco Eskrima)
Sipa…..to kick; also a game
Sipalit…..a training drill for alternating kicks
Sipang-Hataw…..roundhouse kick
Siyam…..nine
Sogo…..finger-tip thrust
Solo…..single
Songab…..finger jab
Songkiti…..a hooking movement used to parry or thrust
Suklian…..an exchange of strikes
Suko…..to surrender or give-up
Sulod…..to enter
Sulong…..to go forward or go ahead
Suliwa…..pass or deflect
Sumbalik…..counter
Sumbrada…..upper umbrella block; name of a flow drill
Sumpa…..a vow or oath
Sungkite…..a technique that emphasizes thrusts
Sundot…..a jab or quick thrust
Suntok…..to punch
Suplete…..quick disarm
Suwag…..head-butt
Suyop…..a go with the force technique
T
Tabas Talahib…..a horizontal strike
Tabak-Toyok…..nunchaku
Tadtad…..full of or multiples of
Tadyak…..thrust kick
Tadyak-Gilid…..side thrust kick
Tadyak-Sakong…..back thrust kick
Tadyak-Tusok…..front thrust kick
Taga…..to strike or cut
Tagang Alanganin…..an outwards horizontal strike aimed at the upper torso region
Tagang Buhat Araw…..an overhead strike aimed at the top of the head
Tagang Pasumala…..primarily a parry, a sweeping upward diagonal strike used to deflect a weapon
Tagang San Miguel…..a diagonal downward and inward strike aimed at the upper torso
Tagapagsanay…..trainer or assistant instructor
Tagapagturo…..senior assistant instructor
Tala…..star
Talang Bartikal…..vertical block
Talas…..sharp or to sharpen
Talas Damdam…..sensitivity training
Tapa…..to step on the foot
Tapi…..to parry or deflect
Tapik…..to nudge, defelct or parry
Tapi-on…..to block, parry, defelct or check
Tapi-Tapi…..checking; a series of parries & blocks
Tapos…..finished or the end
Tatlo…..three
Tatlumpu…..thirty
Tatlumpu’t Isa…..thirty one
Tatsulok…..triangle
Taub…..facing downward
Tayo…..stance
Teka…..wait, halt or pause
Tiempo…..timing
Tigil…..stop or cease
Tigpas…..a horizontal strike directed at the knees
Tihaya…..facing upward
Tiniklink…..footwork drill
Tisod…..to stumble
Totsada…..to thrust
Totsar…..to thrust
Trancada…..to lock or locks
Tuhod…..the knee
Tulisan…..the knife-fighting art of Kali Illustrisimo
Tuloy-tuloy…..continuous
Tunga-tunga…..medium range
Tuo…..to the right
Tusok…..to thrust
Tuyok…..cycling movement or to spin
U
Ulo…..the head
Upo…..seat
V
No terms found.
W
Wala…..to the left; nothing; lost
Walis…..to sweep
Walo…..eight
Warwok…..a weapon hand capture that rebounds the weapon into the attackers body
Witik…..wrist snap strike
X
No terms found.
Y
Yabag…..the sound of footsteps
Yabang…..show-off
Yakap…..hug, hold, embrace or clinch
Yantoc…..rattan stick
Yukbo…..salutation
Yuko…..to duck or bow
Z