• Welcome

    Hello and Welcome on PEKITI TIRSIA KALI WORLD FEDERATION Website. You will find here all needed informations about our discipline, philosophy, organisation, curriculum, seminars and more ..

  • The history of the Philippines is one of invasion and intercultural adaptation. Long before Ferdinand Magellan arrived in 1521, the Philippines was known as the Maharlikas. There is little known about the pre-history of this region before 900 A.D. Animism and other indigenous unknown traditions and culture were present, but no concrete evidence has been found.


  • Pekiti-Tirsia is strictly a combat-oriented fighting system, as opposed to sport-focused, style of Filipino Martial Arts. Pekiti-Tirsia focuses on the knife and sword techniques, dealing with multiple opponents. These practiced movements translating into a ferocious empty hand system consisting of striking with the open hand, elbows and knees, as well as limb and tendon destruction.


  • I created the Pekiti-Tirsia Kali World Federation (PTKWF) to preserve the pure authentic cultural fighting art and conserve the system from its original roots so that it can be passed onto future generations unaltered and fully intact. It is essential that the exact methodologies, principles, and philosophy must be followed completely. There is no shortcut to this path.


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  • History of Kali

       Kali was officially established when the Code of Kalantiaw was practiced in the early 1400s and had been practiced before then during the time of the Majaphahit and the Sri Visaya Empires and as far back as 400 AD. The Filipino people represent the strong segments of the Majaphahit Empire that ruled Asia from 7th to the 15th century. The Filipinos of Majaphahit played a very

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  • The filipino knife culture

    By nature and by genetics, Filipinos are Martial Artists without identifying them in Karate, Judo, Kung-Fu or even Kali. When a baby is born, he or she is protected by the parents either by a Ginunting, Talibong, a Spear, a Sling Shot, a Bow and Arrow against wild animals and against evil spirits. The child as he or she grows, they are being familiarized with the use of the Bolos, Knives, and

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  • Events



    PTKWF Island Tribal Camp




    1rst Annual Bayanihan

    Presentation - Demonstration - Exhibition - Award Night






    Tuhon Mel & SGM Val Pableo Cross Training Intensive Camp

    From April 30th to May 3rd, 2019. El Nido - Palawan, Philippines



    Tuhon Rommel Tortal Seminar

    May 11-12, 2019 in Bay Area - California , USA




    PTKWF Tuhon Mel Seminar

    May 31- June 2nd , 2019

    Pistol Combatives Camp - Level 1

    Colorado, USA





    June 7-9, 2019. Tuhon Mel Tortal, Tuhon Nonoy Garrucho, Tuhon Leslie L. Buck Jr

    PTK Elite, New York City, USA

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