Master Virgil Cavada
Founder and Headmaster of Applied Eskrima, Master Virgil Orlanes Cavada was born is Cebu, Philippines in 1954. He began Martial Arts at age 15 and at 19, began his formal training in Ekrima. Virgil has over 43 years of experience in the combat system of Eskrima.
About the Applied Ekrima System
Our system is a highly sophisticated, close combat art implementing impact weapons, blades, and empty hand fighting.
Practical and Funtional
Ekrima self defense system can be applied in real-life situations.
Improves manual and mental quickness
Builds fast reflexes and correct conditioned responses to a variety of attacks.
Considered the most advanced modern blade system in the world and are now a core component of the U.S. Army's Modern Army Combatives program
How to use and deal with weapons that one can actually encounter in the streets and how to turn ordinary items into improvised weapons.
Footwork is essential to controlling the combat ranges; short, medium and long.