Labanang Kutsilyo or knife fighting is among the most important training aspect of the Filipino martial arts. Particularly in Abenir Kalis, this serves as the middle ground between the transition of sword and empty hands fighting. The knife is probably the most commonly used weapon out there on the streets especially in the dark alleys where criminal activities usually takes place. It is easily concealed therefore operates silently, fast and deadly. That is why we spend a lot of our time learning how to train to defend against it and understand the ways of using it as well if there is a need to defend ourselves against life and death situations.