Originally Posted by hateraid
Arnis is filipino 2-stick fighting. It was actually the basis of kali and alot of basic hand movements incorperated with Jeet Kun Do. I was at it for quite a while, even instructed since my insrtuctor was a close family friend. We even instructed the police department in using batons
There it transitioned well into Kenpo relatively well since hand movements were virtually identical. I did that for most of my young adult and even competed and won state for my division.
My Filipino homie keeps a couple of those sticks next to his bed for protection, those things are seriously dangerous, you can instantly inflict the worst pain ever on someone that's trying to run up on you. Bone shattering.