Memories of a Bladed Warrior
By Grandmaster Leo M. Giron
Due largely to its effectiveness, Escrima is one of the world's most popular martial arts systems. Grandmaster Leo M. Giron designed this method to overcome a larger and stronger opponent in life-or-death encounters. Giron’s Escrima contains many ingenious exercises and strategies while remaining the essence of simplicity. Giron’s Escrima knowledge has been in great demand by thousands of Escrima, Arnis, and Kali students from all over the world—and now for the first time, the original work of Grandmaster Giron is brought to the public with the most comprehensive information ever published in an Escrima book. Packed with photos taken with painstaking care to assure correct positioning and execution, this volume covers all of the fundamental and advanced principles as taught by the late Grandmaster Leo M. Giron
Amazon.com / ISBN-10: 193390111X
The Secrets of Giron Arnis Escrima
By Antonio E. Somera
This is an engaging biography of Leo Giron, a renowned master of escrima and survivor of numerous hand-to-hand encounters in the Philippine jungles. It is also a visual and descriptive survey of Giron's fighting art — a classical weapons and empty-hand self-defense system applicable in today's modern society. Included is an overview of the twenty styles that make up the Giron system in general, and an analysis of the de fondo and cadena de mano styles in particular. Packed with over 300 historical and instructional photographs, this book truly reveals the secrets of this Filipino martial art.
Amazon.com / ISBN-10: 0804831394