Learn About Panantukan - Philippines Martial Arts Style

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Learn About Panantukan - Philippines Martial Arts Style

Panantukan (or Suntukan) is the boxing component of Filipino martial arts. It consists of upper-body striking techniques such as punches, elbows, headbutts and shoulder strikes. It also includes low-line kicks and knee strikes to the legs, shins and groin.

This martial arts is not a sport, but rather a street-oriented fighting system. The techniques have not been adapted for safety or conformance to a set of rules for competition. Common targets include the biceps, triceps, eyes, nose, jaws, temples, groin, ribs, spine and the back of the neck.


  1. Wikipedia.org, Panatukan, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panantukan, Added - 5/28/2013.

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