Arnis is an indigenous martial arts sport that originated from the Philippines. Arnis was designed as a self-defence system for an injury-free training method as well as effective self-defense system.
List of disciplines
The arnis tournament at the 2005 Southeast Asian Games was held on December 1, 2005 to December 4, 2005 at the Emilio Aguinaldo College Gymnasium in Ermita, Manila. This is also the same venue as the wushu events. This is the first time since 1991 that the sport was introduced in the SEA Games. Arnis is an indigenous sport that originated from the Philippines. This was the first international multi-sport event where East Timor received its first medal. There were six gold medals at stake in Forms and Full-Contact events for men and women.