World Nickelstick Eskrima
Askal Chapter UK

Balintawak Eskrima

About Us

The Askal Chapter is an official chapter of World Nickelstick Balintawak Eskrima, granted authority to teach the system by it’s founder, Grandmaster Nicomedes ‘Nick’ Elizar of Cebu, Philippines.  We offer training in Hornchurch, East London, and the surrounding areas.


Also known as Kali or Arnis, Eskrima is an incredibly versatile martial art  that originated in the Philippines.



Balintawak Eskrima

Balintawak Eskrima, or Balintawak Arnis is a Filipino martial art developed by Grandmaster Venancio ‘Anciong’ Bacon in the 1950’s.


World Nickelstick
Balintawak eskrima

Nickelstick Balintawak Eskrima, is a codified system of Balintawak Eskrima developed by Grandmaster Nicomedes ‘Nick’ Elizar


Grandmaster Nicomedes 'Nick' Elizar

Grandmaster Nicomedes ‘Nick’ Elizar is interntionally acknowledged as one of Cebu’s foremost Eskrimadors, and is recognised as a leading authority on Balintawak Eskrima.


Group Classes

Wednesdays from 18:00 - 19:30
St. Albans Church Hall
Langdale Gardens
Elm Park RM12 5LA
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Private Training

We offer one to one private training.
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