On this video you will see and learn the knife tapping – level 1, as ist is taught in the DAV to 1st Dan, Lakan Isa exam.
Beyond that, you will get the principles, concepts, methodical hints and examples how you can improve the learnig and training of this drill.
– Training knives
– “Behaviour” with a knife
– Defensive behaviour
– The diagonal hand
– Footwork during defense
– The angle of the arm
– Body positioning
– Twist the hand
– Horizontal attacks
– Methodical hints
– Tripples against the isolation
– Trap and change sides
– Attack number 5
– Attack number 12
– 360° circle
– Attacks with the free hand
– Footwork in the offense
About the author:
Grandmaster Datu Dieter Knüttel
Dieter Knüttel, M.A. in sports science is Modern Arnis chief-instructor for der DAV of Germany and European Modern Arnis Representative (1996 -2001) of Professor Remy A. Presas.
He 1received the title of DATU and the rank of Lakan Anim, 6th Dan Modern Arnis from Professor Remy Presas in 1996, as 4th of 6 persons and the only person outside of the USA who has received this title.
After receivinhg his 7th, 8th and 9th Dan in the Philippines, on Septemer 24th 2016 it was publically announced in Dortmund, Germany, that he has awarded 10th Dan, Lakan Sampu by Grandmaster Roberto Presas, 10. Dan Modern Arnis.
Dieter Knuettel is involved with the Filipino Martial Arts since 1978 and he has been teaching FMA/Modern Arnis seminars since 1980 all over Europe, in Australia, in the USA, in Russia and even in the Philippines.
He is one of the most experienced Modern Arnis Masters worldwide.