• The Art of KALI

    The national sport and martial art of the Philippines Emphasizes weapon-based fighting. With sticks, knives, blades & improvised weapons

    Arnis, also known as Kali or Eskrima. The three are roughly interchangeable umbrella terms for the traditional
    martial arts of the Philippines (“Filipino Martial Arts,” or FMA)

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    Pekiti-Tirsia, Inosanto Blend & DBMA System Survival is Not a Sport... Or Is It?

    Philip Gelinas began his training in the Filipino Martial Arts in 1981. He has been elevated to the rank of Mandala-Tuhon, 12 Hagdan
    by Grand Tuhon Leo Gaje
     and is a Full Instructor in FMA under Guro Dan Inosanto. He also holds the rank of teacher in DBMA.

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    FULL CONTACT STICK FIGHTING Join a World-Wide Stick Fighting League

    The Team Sled Dog is a group of like-minded individuals who train in Filipino martial arts (FMA or “Kali”) under the banner
    of Tuhon Philip “Sled Dog” Gelinas.

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    Develop a good camaraderie with your peers and learn from your local training partners Learning How to Survive in a Pack

    Come discover and study the world renowned style of Pekiti Tirsia Kali. Experiment, test your techniques
    and find your approach and strategy in a friendly, constructive and controlled environment.

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    Tuhon Gelinas is available to Teach in Your School Team Sled Dog 's Outreach Program

    Those workshops can be offered in Montreal but also at your local school. The content of these seminars can vary,
    depending on what you wish your group to work on. Instructors seminars are also offered.

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    Acquire a more complete understanding of the Pekiti-Tirsia System Elevate Your Skills with Tuhon Gelinas

    Contrary to regular kali group classes, you are in an environment where the instructor can focus solely on what you wish and need
    to develop, fine-tune/correct or improve, be it a particular set of flow drills, a specific set of combinations (seguidas) or fighting skills.

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    Team Sled Dog is Keeping It Real Testing Your Skills in a Realistic Context

    We encourage our students to examine contact sparring, making them aware of the harsh realities and
    pressures of fights and pain, as Tuhon Gelinas did when he began his training.

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Systems of Filipino Martial Arts

Team Sled Dog integrates DBMA, Pekiti Tirsia and Lacoste-Inosanto blend into their own expression of sparring oriented Kali

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The latest news about what’s going on in Team Sled Dog which includes weekly sparring sessions, Tuhon and Son podcast episodes, seminars, workshops, special events and articles about Phillipino Martial Arts and weapons oriented tactical combat

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Affiliated Tribes & Martial Arts Clubs

Team Sled Dog is affiliated to a number of stick fighting tribes and martial arts centers all around Canada where you can find certified trainers in Filipino Martial Arts and where Tuhon Phil regularly dispenses seminars and workshops.