Demonstração de sarilhos da Escola do Santo Condestavel em Belém, Lisboa

“Sarilhos”, “Formas” and “Séries” in Jogo do Pau Português | Portuguese Stickfighting

Sarilhos, Formas and Séries are training methods in the “Jogo do Pau | Esgrima Lusitana” martial art that to some degree can be compared or described as the “Kata” of the Portuguese traditional martial art. These exercises are characterized by the absence of one or multiple opponents during the execution…

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People Distracted in the street in a potencial self defense scenario

Can’t Learn Self-Defense in the Two-day Courses

I write this article to demystify a little of what is sold out there as courses, workshops and self-defense classes. In my opinion, “buying” (believing) 90% of these courses is more dangerous than not knowing anything at all. The reality of it is simple to understand. A man or woman…

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Multiple Oponnents combat simulation - Segunda forma da cruz do meio - Jogo do Pau Português | Esgrima Lusitana

Segunda forma da cruz do meio – Combat Exercise

Combat Exercise against multiple opponents – “Segunda forma da cruz do meio” “Segunda Forma da Cruz do Meio”, exercise present in the technique of the Saint Constable School (Escola do Santo Condestável) for the graduation of Red Ribbon of 2nd Degree, this exercise aims at the simulation of a fight against…

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