Lacoste-Inosanto Kali


Lacoste-Inosanto Kali is a system of martial arts developed by Dan Inosanto consisting of many distinct systems of Filipino Martial Arts.

The parent systems which form his curriculum and derive the teaching of these arts are numerous and are either named for the system's founders or the system's place of origin (such as a tribe or region of the Philippines). Inosanto's teachers (there were at least 16 of them) include Angel Cabales, Leo Giron, Tuhon Leo Gaje, Max Sarmiento, Edgar Sulite, and predominantly John Lacoste (who introduced him to the other teachers). The training methods were also influenced by Inosanto's work with Bruce Lee and because of which can be seen in his teaching of other (non-Filipino) styles and systems in his curriculum.