Pekiti Tirsia Kali

Pekiti Tirsia Europe HQ brings interested people together in the idea and spirit of making friends and not enemies. A place where we share the practical way of self defense that is the indigenous filipino martial art of Pekiti Tirsia Kali, as well as cultivate the positive awareness and the wisdom given to us by Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje and Tuhon emeritus Uli Weidle.

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Uli Weidle


Tuhon Emeritus Uli Weidle is an official Full Instructor of the Pekiti Tirsia Europe.
Martial Arts since: 1975
Pekiti Tirsia since: 1990

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Head Instructor at Kampfkunstzentrum (Martial Arts Center), Reutlingen, Germany


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 system, whereof the last 15 years he was travelling more then 25 times to Philippines studying the culture and training as a direct personal student of the Pekiti Tirsia heir and supreme grandmaster Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje. 
In the year 2011 Grand Tuhon Gaje awarded Uli with the Rank Tuhon in the Pekiti Tirsia system. This is the highest rank ever given outside the Philippines to a Pekiti Tirsia practitioner. Uli is the only Tuhon of Pekiti Tirsia in Europe.

Grand Tuhon Gaje provided opportunity for Tuhon Uli to exchange skill and experience with other weapon experts in the Philippines. In his journeys to the Philippines, Tuhon Uli Weidle has been active as a close quarter combat trainer for the prestigious Force Recon unit of the Filipino Marines, the Intelligence Group of the Philippine National Police and the Security Group of the President of the Philippines.

In Europe, Uli Weidle is the Training Consultant for Military Commando and Police SWAT / Task Forces from various countries. He is teaching Self-defence, Fitness & Hilot to civilians of all ages. He is also conducting Leadership Development and Conflict Solutions Training Program for the Upper Managements, Executives & the CEO's of International Companies.

On the occasion of his 50th birthday in March 2016, he changed to the state Tuhon Emeritus and handed over the responsibility and the leadership of the Pekiti Tirsia Europe to the next generation of Pekiti Tirsia instructors. At the request of the Pekti Tirsia Europe Council, Tuhon Uli is still as a trainer and consultant available.
Last modified: 19.09.2016 20:47