Pekiti-Tirsia Kali is a style specific to Filipino Martial Arts. Pekiti-Tirsia Kali was founded in 1897 and is the system of the Tortal family. The sole heir and guardian of this system is Leo T. Gaje Jr. who is referred to as the Grand Tuhon. Pekiti-Tirsia is strictly a combat-oriented system, as opposed to sport-focused, style. It is a fighting system that focuses on edged, impact and improvised weapons not limiting to knives and machete/sword. PTK has been adopted as the preferred combative training program by elite military and law enforcement units around the world.