Kali (aka: Escrima or Arnis) – is a Filipino martial art that encompasses multiple weapons and empty hand close quarters combat. It is taught to and utilized internationally by elite military forces for its practicality in self defense tactics and combat.
Developed for facing multiple attackers, as well as single opponent confrontations, the training teaches environmental awareness to students. They will enhance their coordination, range, and timing by using empty hands, as well as long and short rattan sticks to replace swords, knives, and spears. In addition, everyday objects become effective means of self-defense in the hands of a practitioner.
GMMAC teaches The Pekiti-Tirsia system of Kali (PTK) under the lineage of Tuhon Rommel Tortal.