KSE is a modern synthesis of several traditional Filipino Martial Arts and South East Asian Martial Arts. The training concepts of KSE are composed of several sub-systems. These sub-systems are Panantukan (Filipino Boxing), Sikaran (Filipino Kicking), Sinawali (Double Sticks), Solo Baston (Single Stick), Daga (Knife Fighting), Espada Y Daga (Sword and Dagger), Kadena De Mano (Filipino Trapping) and Dumog (Filipino Grappling) and Pencak Silat Concept. In addition KSE is heavily influenced by the Arts of Bando, Krabi Krabong, Muay Boran and Western Boxing Concept
The Kali Silat part of the KSE includes elements of:
Balintawak / Doce Pares Eskrima / Inayan System of Eskrima /
Inosanto Kali / Krabi Krabong / Lucaylucay Kali JKD / Maphilindo Silat /
Pencak Silat Bukti Negara / Pencak Silat Cimande / Pencak Silat Concept / Pencak Silat Tapak Suci / Silat Kuntaw
KSE is completed with the following elements of:
Bando / Muay Boran / Panantukan / Western Boxing Concept
KSE Urban Self Defence:
Bouncer experience along with common sense…
In KSE these concepts are woven together into a complete and very effective fighting system. Any improvement in one aspect of the Art will lead to an immediate progression in the others.
In a combination of empty hands training and weapons training, the practitioner will develop speed, coordination, stamina, strength and reflexes that support self defence and fighting skills.