teacHing marines at fort bonifacio

Tuhon Allen J. Sachetti teaches Pekiti-Tirsia Dumpag to the Force Recon Marines of the Philippines at Fort Bonifacio in Metro Manila

Tactical Knife & dumpag

Tuhon Allen J. Sachetti teaches first Tactical Knife fundamental linear and angular attacks. Then he transfers the material into the Dumpag (Dumog - Pangamut) or Hand To Hand Combat.

Tactical Weapon Sparring

Using the Baston in place of the Talibong or Ginunting Tuhon Sachetti allows his opponent to wear padded gloves and with head gear as he opposes him only with eye protection. Sparring this way "without protection" Tuhon Sachetti's reactions must be precise to Strike his opponent before any contact can be made to him.

Tactical Ginunting

Tuhon Sachetti gives a more in depth lesson here for proper Offensive & Counter Offensive Weapon delivery. To Understand Range & Timing, Siting & Tracking is essential for not only surviving an Edged Weapon encounter but also for WINNING.

Double Knife Pakal

Tuhon Allen Sachetti with  Guro Josh Sachetti demonstrait a Double Pakal Training from the Qol Demamma Method of Pekiti-Tirsia. These close quarters energy drills develop specific, combat proven reactions for both Edged Weapons and Empty Hands.

Double Knife Sak-Sak

Tuhon Allen Sachetti together with Guro Mike Bailey teaches one of the Sak-Sak Double Knife drills from the Pekiti-Tirsia Qol Demamma Method, These close quarters energy drills develop skills that otherwise would not exist for both Tactical Knife Fighting & Hand To Hand Combat. 


Tuhon Sachetti demonstrates the unique Hand To Hand, Close Quarters Combat Art known as Dumpag (Dumog-Pangamut) against an opponent throwing a fast sharp, jab and then covering  up.

Empty Hand Versus Knife

Empty Hand Vs Knife is like Bow & Arrow vs Machine Gu, cna you do it? Its possible but you better be first and right. Tuhon Allen J. Sachetti teaches you here the Counter Offense for "Committed" knife attacks. Rapid Fire or Repetative Strikes require a different approach, but this is beginning.