The focus in this class is learning how to fight with a single stick. We do obviously play with other weapons, as well as double sticks, but it is not our main focus.
Nasubukang itself means 'tested' in Tagalog and this is exactly what we do with everything we learn.
We use the foundations of:
The art was founded by Doug Tucker and is the best stick fighting system I have come across in my last 35 years of training in the Filipino arts.
We use a small curriculum to ensure that students get good with a single stick as quickly as possible. That said, it is a system that is constantly refining itself through practice, drilling, thought and sparring (playing) so like anything good in life it is always seeking perfection. Whether you want to quickly learn how to stick fight or would like to join us for a while on the journey looking for perfection, even though it will never be found, please get in touch.