Guro Joe Habis

Guro Joe Habis

Pioneer of Kali in Lebanon in 1993, and of Pencak Silat in 2008, Guro Joe Habis is

one of the highest ranking and leading ambassadors of Kali Sikaran in the world.

He is the Middle East Coordinator of the International Kali Arnis Eskrima Federation

(IKAEF), and founder of the “Dojo”, School of Martial Arts, in Beirut.

Former philosophy teacher, he specialized in Martial Arts’ philosophy.

In 2003, he introduced Kali to the Psychomotricity Department of the Saint-Joseph

University in Beirut, and in 2006 to the Lebanese Special Forces, as well as

Law Enforcement and security professionals.

Student of founder Punong Guro Jeff Espinous since 1989, Guro Joe Habis is


Chief Instructor (5°Dan) / Kali Sikaran (IKAEF 2008)

Federal Instructor (A License) / Kali Arnis Eskrima (IKAEF 2002)

Instructor (Mahir Muda) / Pencak Silat (PSC 2008)

Instructor (Kru) / Muay Thai (KMA 2009)

Silver Gloves 1° / Boxe Française Savate (LFKS 2009)

4° Dan Instructor / Kickboxing (WAKO 2006)

2° Dan Instructor / Ju Jitsu (JJIF 2006)

1° Dan / Tae Kwon Do (ITF 1997)

Instructor / Eshtibak (Lebanese Tactical Combat System)

He has practiced Martial Arts for over 30 years, and continues to promote

Filipino Martial Arts through national and international seminars.

7th Eshtibak Training camp(level 1,2 & 3)
Eshtibak Institute Opening