Malay Martial Arts - Silat Headline Animator

Thursday, January 16, 2014

The Art Of An Axe

The axe of silat

The axe were originally designed for cutting wood or chopping down trees, they could be improvised as weapon if needed.  The axe is a very effective fighting tool in mid and close range - the handle is used in trapping and striking, whilst the blades for hacking and punching your opponent. Using your langkah (footwork) and kelekan (body angling) to avoid attacks from your opponent helps utilize the axe to its full effect, targeting the ribs, joints, chest, neck and head.


The Combat Axe by Silat Gayong




Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

My Headlines