Inosanto Kali Empty Hand numbering system (Escala), the number system of bare-handed shots called Escala.
These are the 30 shots you have to learn whatever martial art you do but especially if you want to expand your knowledge of Philippine martial arts.
You will find the shots of sports boxing but also what are called illegal boxing and it is important that you know these “boxing” shots well.
No, there are no kicks in this sequence, the focus is on shots with the upper limbs.
Use this sequence to warm up and follow it in motion not from a standstill.
Stepping is really very important on the go because if you stand still you will always be a target.
The sequence of the 30 shots of the Inosanto Kali Empty Hand Numbering System:
3. Leftbody Hook
4. Rightbody Hook
7. LeftTight Hook
8. Righttight Hook
11. Wide left hook
12. Wide right hook
13. Left overhand
16. Left uppercut
17. Left backhand bottom fist (#1 angle
18. Right forehand bottom fist (#1 angle)
19.Right backhand bottom fist (#2 angle)
20.Right forehand bottom fist (#2 angle)
21. Left backhand bottom fist (overhead)
22.Right backhand bottom fist (overhead)
23.Right backhand bottom fist (overhead)
24. Left forearm bottom fist (overhead
25. Highleft backhand
26. Lowleft backhand
27. Highleft backhand (spin)
28. Highright backhand
29. Loright backhand
30. Highright backhand
Now that you’ve learned the sequence shuffle the shots and combine them into a fluid and continuous movement the aim is to create continuity of shots and movement.
Inosanto Kali Empty Hand Numbering System!
Important!! The sequence of your shots and actions must flow, you should never feel that a shot limits the next shot or your movement.
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