Instructor program

Our training programs at BerlinKaliSchool are open to anyone interested in Pekiti-Tirsia Kali. If you are also interested in teaching others, we can train you in instructing Pekiti-Tirsia Kali. The basis of the program is our curriculum.

Instructor program

On ranking: As a yakan and lakan, you can work up to lakan guro to become an assistant trainer. If you possess the proper Pekiti-Tirsia Kali skills, quality, understanding, character traits, and commitment to Pekiti-Tirsia Kali, you can achieve the guro level to become a qualified Pekiti-Tirsia Kali trainer. If you would like to go even further than that, you can complete our basic curriculum to become mataas na guro: an expert in Pekiti-Tirsia Kali.

Teacher program

After passing the mataas na guro exam, you will be qualified for teacher program. Teacher are authority figures and role models. They are not only distinguished by their excellent skills in Pekiti-Tirsia Kali, but also - and above all - their leadership skills. Instructor education encompasses different areas of specialization that refine your Kali skills. Upon completing instructor education, you will be able to reach mandala mandatus, the highest teacher level in Pekiti-Tirsia Kali. 


Master program

After reaching the level of mandala mandatus, you can start working towards master ranks in Pekiti-Tirsia Kali.

Master ranking begins with mandala maginoo. After going through the master ranks, you will be able to achieve the highest rank in Pekiti-Tirsia Kali: the tuhon.

The rank of tuhon corresponds to that of grandmaster. As tuhon, you will have the responsibility of passing on the system in a complete, authentic way, conducting exams, and bestowing Pekiti-Tirsia Kali rankings fairly. Moving up the ranks in Pekiti-Tirsia Kali requires serious, continuous training; however, it is not only years of training that make an effective practitioner of the art. The following criteria also play an essential role:

  • Character suitability for Pekiti-Tirsia Kali

  • Skills in Pekiti-Tirsia Kali

  • Understanding of Pekiti-Tirsia Kali

  • Loyalty to Pekiti-Tirsia Kali

  • Commitment to Pekiti-Tirsia Kali