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.

Instructor Program

The instructor program and ranking in the PTE


Pekiti Tirsia Europe - join the family!


Trainers of the PTE


Where can I train? Find a Kali group!


Workshops, seminars, and training camps


And: Action! - clips and pictures

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Leo T. Gaje


Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje is the Pekiti Tirsia Kali.



Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje, Jr., the grandson and heir of the Great Grand Tuhon Conrado B. Tortal, is the present Keeper of the Pekiti-Tirsia Kali System.

Grand Tuhon Gaje pioneered the teaching of the Martial Art Kali on the east coast/USA and introduced real contact stickfighting across the United States. He is awardee of the Karate Hall of Fame (1988) - a special achievement, since Grand Tuhon Gaje is the only Non-Karate Awardee. Grand Tuhon Gaje is also an awardee of the Martial Arts Hall of Fame (1987). He is certified by the US Criminal Justice System Training Association and of the United States Police Defensive Tactics Training Association.

Grand Tuhon Gaje is internationally well known for his work as technical advisor (and his personal appearance) in the Police Training Video "Surviving Edged Weapons", which has been classified in reviews as "the finest law enforcement training video ever made".
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