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A variety of classes/seminars to meet your needs.

Drawing from traditional Filipino martial arts to more modern styles, we teach an innovative and contemporary system of self defense. No matter what your previous experience, our signature style combines movement, rhythm, and timing to be learned now and to be applied today in moments that matter. We are one of few arts specializing in weapons, Filipino dirty boxing (Panantukan) and Filipino ground defense (Dumog). 

No experience is necessary for any of our classes, except for the advanced Filipino Martial Arts / Edged weapons program.

Weekly classes for:

-Beginners Filipino Martial Arts for Adults and Youth

-Advance Filipino Martial Arts for Adults and Youth

-Filipino Dirty Boxing 

-Edged Weapons (sword/ knife)

-Dumog (Filipino Wrestling/ Ground defense)

-Private Lessons

-Kombatan Arnis Classes

-Modern Arnis Classes

Seminars/ Lectures/ Special Workshops

We conduct seminars/lectures/special workshops locally, nationally and internationally. Please contact us for more info.

Some topics include:

- Knives/Swords

-Dirty Boxing


-Cultural/ Historical presentations and demos

-Anti Bullying

-Women's Only Workshops

-Improvised Weapons

 Legacy FMA studio in Daly City where Filipino Martial Arts is taught including knife, sticks, ground defense, dirty boxing, arnis, kali, escrima for youth and adults

Legacy Filipino Martial Arts.

Are you interested in learning a system that will teach you how to fight smart not hard? Want the ability to be able to use everyday items as tools for your self defense? Options on the type of force used?

Legacy FMA is a system for the thinking individual. Here you will learn intelligent ways of utilizing everyday items for self protection and to learn multiple options on the use of force. It is a system that can be individualized to cater to your needs and wants.


In a nutshell, one learns how to defend:

  • Weapon to Weapon 

  • Empty Hand to Weapon

  • Empty Hand to Empty Hand

Filipino Martial Arts Classes for Kids.

Our Filipino Martial Arts classes for children are fast-paced, fun-filled, educational and motivational. Kids that join our program will grow and learn in a positive, well-disciplined and encouraging environment.


Each class is filled with exciting, high-energy drills that are carefully designed to develop important life skills at an early age.

Class Locations

San Francisco

Wednesdays at the San Francisco Filipino Cultural Center at 814 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103 

Daly City

Mondays/Tuesdays/Thursdays/ Saturdays at the Doelger Art Center at 200 Northgate Ave., Daly City, CA 94015

Kickboxing (Panantukan or Filipino Dirty Boxing).

Tired of the same old boxing or kickboxing workout? Spice it up with Filipino dirty boxing.

This is a 45 min class designed to give you a great workout. At the same time get you to learn the basics of:

  • Footwork

  • Boxing

  • Kicking 

  • Kneeing

  • Elbowing

  • Clinching

  • Foot Trapping

  • Head Butting 

  • Weapons

Come learn self defense and get in shape at the same time. ​

Self Defense for the People.

Self Defense for the People is a unique program for everyone who wants to learn effective street smart defense to protect themselves and their loved ones. 


Classes are taught in an easy to understand manner for all people regardless of fitness level or age. We encourage you to explore your own strengths as you learn to fight smart, not hard.  We emphasize using your wits rather than physical prowess.


Edged Weapons (knives/swords)

Class specifically focused on defending against  and using edged weapons such as knives, swords etc.


 Legacy FMA studio in Daly City where Filipino Martial Arts is taught including knife, sticks, ground defense, dirty boxing, arnis, kali, escrima for youth and adults
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