Learn about Yaw Yan - Philippines Martial Arts Style
Yaw Yan is a Filipinomartial arts that is used in stand-up fighting contests as well as mixed martial arts tournaments. Yaw Yan was invented by Grand Master Napoleon A. Fernandez in the 1970s.
While the stand-up portion of Yaw Yan is similar to Muay Thai, Yaw Yan utilizes more long range strikes and less clinches. According to Yaw Yan Ardigma, "Yaw-Yan is designed for Filipino fighters"… especially "for small Filipinos to fight against big and heavy opponents." Moreover, in addition to kicks and punches, Yaw Yan students also learn take downs, grappling, stick fighting and knife fighting.
According to Yaw-Yan Kampilan, Yaw-Yan students need to "learn 40 basic kicks". Moreover, "advanced disciples have to be able to execute and apply complex advanced kicks requiring great dexterity, flexibility, and mastery. Most of these advanced kicks are trick kicks could catch unsuspecting opponents by surprise"… "Yaw-Yan fighters have been known for breaking their opponent’s strong femur bone if not the ribs or jaw, with one mountain storm kick".
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