Eskrido is a Filipino martial art which is a merger of Eskrima, Aikido, and Judo, as well as other Japanese martial arts system. Eskrido created by Grand Master Ciriaco "Cacoy" Canete who is the founder of the family martial cane Doce pares, characteristics of the technique is to display the distinctive style of Arnis-Eskrima techniques are combined with a lock slam-lock and Jujutsu. In addition eskrido could also be interpreted as typical Doce pares Eskrima, eskrido practitioners commonly referred to as "eskridoist", "eskridistas" or "eskridonauts".
Eskrido increasingly recognized in the period 1948 to 1956, during this Cacoy deeper into the Kodokan Judo in Cebu City, in March 1956 under Yuichi Hirose (Black Belt and 6), Cacoy become an official representative of Kodokan Judo training in the Philippines.
With the tireless efforts, patience and devotion. Cacoy managed to increase the ability and interest in Judo, it proved to be dg Jodo Championships competitor in the regional and national levels, in Cebu City and also in Manila from 1959 to 1963 yr. In 1957 Cacoy steeped Free Wrestling in 1963 and officially under the auspices of the Philippine Wrestling Association. Cacoy continue to expand the martial arts knowledge he has, to learn Kung Fu, Shorin Ryu (Okinawan) Karate, Shotokan Karate and Aikido until 1971.
After having the basics in several martial arts systems, focusing Cacoy to combine, create and develop a new system, referred to as "Eskrido"