Pekiti Tirsia Kali

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Functional Foundation B


29. April - 3. May 2017: Uli Weidle in Reutlingen, Germany at Kampfkunstzentrum (Martial Arts Center).

Pekiti Tirsia Introduction: functional foundation of knife, stick, sword and empty hands


The weekend seminars and workshops of this training course offer a sound and thorough introduction to Pekiti Tirsia foundation level training methods, drills and techniques.

The seminar series covers single and double stick, sword, knife, espada y daga, open hand, elbow techniques, kicks, dumog plus other methods taught in the foundation level of Pekiti Tirsia. The course is structured according to the Pekiti Tirsia Europe training guideline.

Proper training of the materials presented in these seminars prepares for foundation level examination, which opens the door for joining our instructor program with it's free of charge To Teach & To Fight workshops for instructor candidates and instructors.

In year 2017 we offer for each of the weekend seminars the opportunity to deepen the seminar experience with a multi day practical training workshop. The weekend seminars focus on proper transfer of knowledge and detailed explanation of training methods, thus allowing somebody to continue the training in a self-managed way. The additional training workshops offer the opportunity to practically train the material from the weekend seminars in a small group setting under the watchful eye of an experienced instructor.


Time Schedule

29.4-3.5 2017

Weekend seminar:
Saturday 13:00–15:30 17:00–19:30
Sunday 09:00–11:30 13:00–15:30

Monday 09:00–11:30 13:30–16:00
Tuesday 9:00–11:30 13:30–16:00
Wednesday 9:00–11:30 13:30–16:00


Members of the Pekiti Tirsia Europe are free to decide how much they want to contribute to the seminar. 
Suggested contribution for members is 80 Euro per day.
Nonmembers contribute 90 Euro per day. 
Membership fee is 42 Euro per year.


Kampfkunstzentrum (Martial Arts Center), 
Germany, D-72760 Reutlingen, Emil-Adolff-Street 14


This seminar is open to everybody with general good physical and mental health. No previous martial arts experience or training required. New comers are welcome. The training is physically intense. It is generally recommended to consult a doctor for advice if you are in shape to attend the seminar.


Seminar language is English. German translation can be provided. Usually French and Italian language speaking people are present who can assist if there are translation needs. If you have special requests (other languages or sign language) let us know early and we can arrange for you.

What to bring

  • two rattan sticks (spare sticks are recommended)
  • two dull training knives (wood)
  • clean mat shoes with non colouring sole or socks (preferrably with anti-skid)


Full Instructor Tuhon Emeritus Uli Weidle

Uli Weidle is ranked Tuhon Emeritus in the Pekiti Tirsia system. In the year 1996 Uli Weidle has been assigned by Grand Tuhon Gaje to represent him and the Pekiti Tirsia system in Europe and to be the Managing Director of the Pekiti Tirsia Europe organisation.

Uli started the adventures of martial arts as a young child and practised various Martial Arts systems for over 40 years. The last 20 years he's been focusing on Pekiti Tirsia syste...
Read more about Uli Weidle.

Overnight stay

It is possible to sleep on the padded area in the Martial Arts Center without extra charge.
The Hotel Germania (phone: +49-7121-31900) and Hotel-Garni-Kurtz (phone: +49-7121-93850) are in convenient walking distance (less than 10 minutes). More hotels can be found here: Hotels in Reutlingen

Registration + more Info

To maintain the quality of instruction, the number of seminar participants is limited. 
Register and reserve your seminar place at the Pekiti Tirsia Europe Office, Tel. (+49-7121) 300 931, Email:
Last modified: 04.12.2016 13:22