Competition and Rules

COMPETITION AND RULES

Arnis de Mano has three tournament formats: The “Solo Baston” (Single Stick), the “Espada y Daga” (Sword and Dagger), and the “Doble Baston” (Double┬áStick).┬áThere are also three traditional ruling formats used in competition: the “Tres Palo” (Three Points Tournaments: continuous fighting (until three killing blows have been landed by one player): the “Largo Mano” Long range fighting: three rounds of three minutes each; points are tallied at the end); and the “Matira Matibay” (Freestyle continues fighting three rounds of three minutes each, win by “knockout”; points are tallied at the end if KO has not occurred).