There are few symbols more important in their significance, more various in application, or more generally diffused throughout the world than the "Triangle".
The triangle serves as the premier symbol within the various different systems of African, Chinese, Indonesian, and Filipino martial arts. Amongst those who practice these and other types of art forms; The triangle is the basis within which all techniques of combat are deeply rooted. All directions for evading or while engaged in defending or attacking are all based upon a thorough understanding of this ancient symbol.
Additionally! much of the spiritual training in the area of Filipino martial arts is likewise based upon the triangle. The famous Filipino 'butterfly knife' is a prime example of a profound understanding of the concept of the triangle by the ancient people of the Batangas region of the Philippines. These human beings well understood the mystical meaning that lies behind this multidimensional symbol.
To the ancient Egyptians, the triangle represented the "Great First Cause" the "Creator" and the container of all things as one, and indivisible, manifesting himself in an infinity of forms, shapes, and attributes in this visible world.
For many that practice Filipino martial arts, this symbol withholds the same significance as it did for the ancient Egyptians. It is this profound understanding of the root cause that elevates Filipino martial arts upon a "Universal" level; A title of honor that can only be applied to those systems capable of knowing the "Essential Truth" within all things.