Filipino Martial Arts


A Cut Above

Written by Michael Benjamin
Any American with even a passing interest in Filipino martial arts or edged weapons will know the name Kelly Worden. A long-time student of the late Remy Presas, Worden became a Datu (Master) of Presas’ Modern Arnis system and has gone on to impart his skills and knowledge of fighting with blades and impact weapons to some of the US Armed Forces’ top special units. Here, Worden’s student Michael Benjamin explains the principles and philosophies that underpin the Worden Defense System. Read more...