Kali knife expert rates 11 knife and kali fights in movies and TV

Kali weapons expert Jamie Yancovitz reacts to 11 fight scenes featuring traditional Filipino knives and stick weapons and rates them based on their technical accuracy.
Yancovitz rates knife fights in Hollywood movies, from “Quantum of Solace” (2008) to “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” (2015), “Extraction” (2020), “The Book of Eli” (2010), “Kick-Ass” (2010), and “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” (2014). She also looks at improvised-weapon scenes in “The Bourne Identity” (2002) and “Kill Bill: Vol. 1” (2003) and rates the technique of baton and stick fighting in “Taken 2” (2012), “Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever” (2002), and “Arrow” (2012-2020).
Survival Arts Academy was established in Bacolod, Philippines, to protect womxn and girls against sexual assault and all forms of violence. The academy uses the art of Pekiti-Tirsia Kali and is based on the teachings of renowned Kali master Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje Jr. The close-quarters-combat system specializes in edged- and impact-weapon control dynamics, from ancient warfare to modern weaponry.
The academy trains over 300 students a year and has courses in Los Angeles, the San Francisco Bay area, and New York City. For more information, visit https://survivalarts.org/

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