moro-moro

Larong Moro-moro is the oldest curriculum of arnis de mano, which is preserved in Garimot Arnis. You will learn the 30 traditional sequences from Laguna with a variety of weapons and shields. Originally known as Doce Pares de Francia, plays which dramatized the triumph of the Spanish Christians over the Muslim Moors were introduced to the Philippines by the Spanish via Mexico in the 17th century. They were renamed by the Filipinos to Larong Moro-moro, and used as a vehicle to preserve and develop their fighting arts.