The martial art Modern Arnis is characterized by the following features:

  • Modern Arnis is a Filipino martial art with centuries of tradition,
  • combines the experience of jungle combat with the harmony of movement of a martial art,
  • is an effective system for self-defense,
  • schools reflexes, coordination and speed,
  • does not make any special physical demands on strength or agility and
  • just a lot of fun

GM Datu Dieter Knüttel

GM Datu Dieter Knuettel is a 10th Dan holder and Grandmaster of Modern Arnis. He is a qualified sports instructor and national coach of the German Arnis Association. (DAV). With his company “ABANICO” he produces martial arts instructional videos, DVDs and downloadable media.


Knyphausenstr. 2b
44287 Dortmund

Phone: + 49 (0)231 – 494 80 60