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Arnis - also sometimes known as escrima or kali - is the Filipino Martial Arts style usually associated with stick fighting, swords, and knives. You'll see Arnis being used in a variety of pop culture fight scenes ("Arrow", the "Bourne" movies, "Spy"...)

This meetup is all about studying Presas Arnis, a blend of two major FMA systems - Modern Arnis (Remy Presas) and Kombatan (Ernesto Presas). Plus there's a few bits and pieces thrown in from a variety of sources and influences.

It's fun, safe, and easy to learn. You don't have to be super fit or have any martial arts experience at all to get started (however, we do restrict this meetup to people aged 18 and older). Wear comfortable athletic clothing and if you have mat shoes (shoes only worn for martial arts training on clean surfaces), you can bring those.

The Kansas City Presas Arnis Meetup is hosted by Kindred Protective Arts (www.kindredprotects.com) and is led by Jackie Bradbury, Dayang Tatlo (3rd Degree Black) and Kevin Bradbury, Lakan Tatlo (3rd Degree Black), Presas Arnis. Full bios of instructors can be found at the KPA page under "Instructors".

If you are on MeWe, find us at Kindred Protective Arts here: https://mewe.com/join/kindredprotectivearts

You don't have to have any martial arts experience at all to join us - heck, we'll even let you borrow some sticks to play with on your visit!

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The Kansas City Presas Arnis Meetup

Kindred protective arts

Always wanted to try a martial art but weren't sure how to get started? Want to try the Filipino Martial Arts - aka Arnis, Eskrima, Kali, Escrima - but don't know where to find it in Kansas City?

Come join us at the Kansas City Presas Arnis Meetup!

This Meetup is for teens and adults to try out the Filipino Martial Arts in an easy-going, no-obligation format. You can try out a free month (or four sessions) of the Kansas City Preasas Arnis Meetup to see if the FMA's are for you! We provide training tools if you don't have sticks.

Members of Kindred Protective Arts also attend this Meetup as an open mat session.

Learn more about Kindred Protective Arts and our regular schedule at www.kindredprotects.com.

The Kansas City Presas Arnis Meetup

Kindred protective arts

Always wanted to try a martial art but weren't sure how to get started? Want to try the Filipino Martial Arts - aka Arnis, Eskrima, Kali, Escrima - but don't know where to find it in Kansas City?

Come join us at the Kansas City Presas Arnis Meetup!

This Meetup is for teens and adults to try out the Filipino Martial Arts in an easy-going, no-obligation format. You can try out a free month (or four sessions) of the Kansas City Preasas Arnis Meetup to see if the FMA's are for you! We provide training tools if you don't have sticks.

Members of Kindred Protective Arts also attend this Meetup as an open mat session.

Learn more about Kindred Protective Arts and our regular schedule at www.kindredprotects.com.

The Kansas City Presas Arnis Meetup

Kindred protective arts

Always wanted to try a martial art but weren't sure how to get started? Want to try the Filipino Martial Arts - aka Arnis, Eskrima, Kali, Escrima - but don't know where to find it in Kansas City?

Come join us at the Kansas City Presas Arnis Meetup!

This Meetup is for teens and adults to try out the Filipino Martial Arts in an easy-going, no-obligation format. You can try out a free month (or four sessions) of the Kansas City Preasas Arnis Meetup to see if the FMA's are for you! We provide training tools if you don't have sticks.

Members of Kindred Protective Arts also attend this Meetup as an open mat session.

Learn more about Kindred Protective Arts and our regular schedule at www.kindredprotects.com.

The Kansas City Presas Arnis Meetup

Kindred protective arts

Always wanted to try a martial art but weren't sure how to get started? Want to try the Filipino Martial Arts - aka Arnis, Eskrima, Kali, Escrima - but don't know where to find it in Kansas City?

Come join us at the Kansas City Presas Arnis Meetup!

This Meetup is for teens and adults to try out the Filipino Martial Arts in an easy-going, no-obligation format. You can try out a free month (or four sessions) of the Kansas City Preasas Arnis Meetup to see if the FMA's are for you! We provide training tools if you don't have sticks.

Members of Kindred Protective Arts also attend this Meetup as an open mat session.

Learn more about Kindred Protective Arts and our regular schedule at www.kindredprotects.com.

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The Kansas City Presas Arnis Meetup

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