In this Video you will see and learn the knife tapping – level 2 as it is taught in the DAV to 2nd Dan, Lakan dalawa exam.
Besides the exercises, how to enhance the defense, you will also learn counterattacks, disarms and finishing moves.
Other techniques and variations of those techiques are also possible in the examination.
Training the defense:
– Level 1: knife in the left hand
– Level 1 – dagger position
– Grip change: knife – dagger
– Variation of attack 5
– Variations of attack 12
– Lift the hand and cut low
– Everything comes together
Counterattack – techniques
– Attacking the gaps
– Crocodile or hammer and anvil
– Exercise for the crocodiles
– The large crocodile
– The small crocodile
– Tripples as counterattacks
– Disarms using the body of the opponent
– Disarming techniques
– Finishing moves
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.