AEK Germany® (Arnis Escrima Kali Germany) is an association for the development and exercise of martial arts with Philippine origin, which has been founded by Dr. Gunnar Siebert in 1985 in Berlin.
A.E.K. Germany is committed to the following goals:
- Development of Filipino martial arts and culture
- Preservation of quality an continuous development
- Education of students and instructors
The framework for the training of AEK is set by a curriculum. Students are first taught in the style "Combat Arnis" of master J. Cui Brocka, before they are later introduced to other styles.
To guarantee a consistent high standard of training, the Chief-Instructor (Dr. Gunnar Siebert) is assisted by wo committees (the Technique- and Antas-committee), which actively contribute to the development of AEK.
Dr. Gunnar Siebert ist author of the renown book: ARNIS ESCRIMA KALI - Die Kunst der wirbelnden Stöcke, published by Weinmann.
On the 25th of April 2020, the AEK will host the first Gsyiam seminar in Potsdam, Germany.
Gsyiam Kali has been a closed door style until recently, this will be the first public teaching in Germany.
Gsyiam Kali is an old philppine style, dating back to before 1850.
Detailed information are noted in the seminars flyer (German language) which can be downloded here.
On the 17th of March 2018, Dr. Gunnar Siebert will host a seminar in Berlin.
The Seminar is open for a limited number of students, holding the 2nd Klase (blue) or above.
Among others, the following subjects will be covered:
- Rewa 1 to 30 (Cacoy Canete and Combat Arnis)
- Knife defence and offence
- Gsyiam spear and bow
If you are interested, please contact Gunnar directly for more information or for applications.
From January 2018, the AEK offers an additional training in Potsdam.
Saturdays from 15:30 until 17:00 o'clock, Chief-Instructor Dr. Gunnar Siebert will teach at the "Motorhalle Babelsberg".
On the 13th of January, there will be a free training for anybody who is interested, starting at 15:00.
All training hours offered in and around Berlin can be found on the Homepage of the Arnis Escrima Kali Berlin e.V.