What is Escrima?

The roots of Newman-Escrima (in a nutshell)

Newman-Escrima is a dynamic, straight-forward, and rather new weapon system, originating in 1974 when GM Bill Newman started his training in this style. Its roots are solely based in Stockton/USA and London/England.

Newman-Escrima is a highly sophisticated but yet simple martial art focussing on plain physical laws and economical movements. Only realistic and applicable techniques and principles are trained and taught. We like to keep things simple and straight-forward. We prefer simplicity and effectiveness over complex and acrobatic falderal. More...?