Filipino Martial Arts is an all-encompassing martial art that uses striking and grappling techniques but is primarily a weapons base martial art. Filipino Martial Arts teaches one how to effectively use blunt and bladed weapons. This allows the student to be able to defend him or herself against an attacker using a weapon even if the student is unarmed. Filipino Martial Arts is both mentally and physically challenging and develops speed and fast reaction time.
Guru Andrew Heatwole has trained under martial arts legend Guru Dan Inosanto. Guru Andrew has learned from Guru Leonard Stevens and has acquired an instructorship in Filipino Martial Arts from Navy SEAL Guru Pat Tray. The Filipino Martial Arts taught at Valhalla is from the Guru Dan Inosanto blended system, which blends several Filipino martial such as Kali, Escrima, Arnis,