Instructor Course Phase 2



The Instructor Phase 2 program, is taught on a private basis with Pangulong Guro
Krishna Godhania. This intensive personal training program (I.P.T.P) builds on Phase 1
and focuses on the following areas :-

1) Counters to material taught in Phase 1
2) Left versus Right training
3) Weapon categories not taught in Phase 1, eg projectiles, flexible weapons,
kerambit etc.
4) Introduction to palakaw – the sophisticated art of close quarter sparring.
5) Multiple opponent strategy and tactics.


Successful completion of Phase 1 is required to enrol onto phase 2 .

What is the course content?

Module 1 – Advanced Solo Baston

This module covers advanced sparring concepts – such as the recovery techniques. It
also teaches left versus right flow drills, combative hand switching maneouvers and
advanced trapping.

Module 2 – Tabak Tayok

This module covers the Filipino Nunchaku. The Filipino way of using this weapon
focuses on combative application and not visual display skills.
Weapon handling drills, Amara and sparring against mixed weapons are taught in this

Module 3 – Palakaw

Palakaw is the art of freestyle sparring in close range. This module teaches the drills
required to develop the live hand to an advanced level. Close quarter striking templates
utilising the curved strikes are also taught in this module.

Module 4 – Advanced Knife

This module teaches the counter moves to the material learnt in phase 1. It also coves
close quarter projectiling with the knife. Advanced Doble Daga (double knife) is also
taught in this module.

Module 5 – Advanced Doble Baston and Amara

The combat applications of Double Stick – such as Redondo, Songkit, Pluma y Payong
and Boca y Lobo are taught in this module. Additionally advanced application of the
amara – such as the use of enganyo’s (sophisticated feints) are also covered in this

Module 6 – Advanced Olisi y Baraw & Espada y Daga

The Olisi Baraw counters to the trapping taught in phase 1 are covered in this module.
Combative application of Espada y Daga as applied in sparring is also taught in this

Module 7 – Multiple Opponent Fighting

Strategy and Tactics against mass attack is the focus of this module. Principles such as
Zoning, Shielding and Strategic placement are taught in this module.

Module 8 – Filipino Whip (Latigo)

Long, medium and close range applications of the whip are taught in this module.
Correct methods of striking, trapping and choking with the whip are covered.

Module 9 – Hawakan (Axe)

The side handle baton (hawakan) which has the same characteristics as the axe is
covered in this module. Striking templates, defences, disarms, locks and takedowns with
this weapon are taught.

Module 10 – Filipino Kerambit

The Filipino ring knife is a lethal weapon, striking template and defences, methods of
limb hooking, ripping, slashing and cutting are taught in this module. Applications in
both the normal and reverse grip are taught.


Institute of Filipino Martial Arts HQ, Warwick, England.


Since this is a personalised program, dates can be arranged to suit your schedule.

Training hours

You will receive 24 hours of private tuition with Pangulong Guro Krishna Godhania.

Are there any learning aids?

Yes, you will receive dvd’s and reference notes for all 10 modules plus you can film your
private lessons for extra reference material.

What happens once I complete this course?

Upon successful completion, you will be certified to the next level of Instructorship and
will also be eligible to enrol on Phase 3 of the Instructors program.

Phase 3 covers material required for the next level of Instructorship, and focuses on real
life scenario training..

How much does the course cost, and how do I reserve my place on the Phase 2
Instructor Program?

Please email Deepa Godhania, or telephone 07702 554 662 for
further details.

Places are limited so don’t hesitate to book yours. If you have any further questions
Email or telephone 07702 554 662.


Pangulong Guro Krishna Godhania.