What is the difference between Kendo and Arnis?

The difference between kendo and arnis

is that "kendo" is a Japanese martial art using “swords” of split bamboo and "arnis" is a stick made of rattan, bahi, yantok, yakal or kamagong, used in Philippine stick fighting.

kendo

arnis

Noun

  • A Japanese martial art using “swords” of split bamboo.

Noun

  • (countable) A stick made of rattan, bahi, yantok, yakal or kamagong, used in Philippine stick fighting.
  • Traditional Philippine stick fighting, a martial art.