Why is it called "Keysi"?
The birth of the word “Keysi” dates from the early childhood of Justo Dieguez. As a small child who was learning to speak, he had an own special way of pronouncing the words in Spanish ‘Que Sí,’ which means ‘Yes, I will!’
When was Keysi founded?
Keysi Method was shown to the public in 1980. For a period of 32 years (1980-2012), Justo Diéguez began giving self-defense seminars around the world. Was in 2012 when KFM company gives rise to current, known as Keysi World.
What came before Keysi?
The Keysi Academy of Self-Defense in Puerto de Sagunto dates back to 1975. At that time was when Justo Diéguez taught self-defense in a variety of styles; standing out among them, Filipino Kali, Jet Kune Do, and boxing. During the period from 1975 to 1980, Justo Dieguez began to develop a program for self-defense focus on the necessities of real life. Based on the deficiencies and gaps observed in other systems and through the knowledgethat he’d acquired, found Keysi Method far from rules, tatamis, or belts.