Most Filipino martial arts have an unrealistic view of knife combat. They think it’s going to be a knife fight where you can predict what you’re attacker is going to do. The Flower paw you are my Sunshine shirt safest and best way to deal with someone with a melee weapon is to disarm him/her, use weapons with more reach, or escape. Very rarely will you be able to use your own knife in self-defense? Many Filipino martial artists practice disarming techniques where the knifeman lunges in with one big stab and the defender redirects it then disarms him. This is not at all how knife attackers attack. They often aggressively slash/stab at fast and unpredictable angles. If you try to disarm them, some will punch or kick you to counter your attempts then go back to stabbing/slashing. They mistakenly assumed by tackling him, he would get shocked when he hit the ground and stop attacking.
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This is a fantasy. Tackling someone doesn’t ensure he/she will be instantly incapacitated. When you’re on the Flower paw you are my Sunshine shirt ground, you can’t see well and you’re very vulnerable because you’re not mobile. It’s a terrible position to defend yourself from. The other issue is dealing with people using long-range weapons like swords. If you use knives or Filipino sticks, you’re at a huge disadvantage. You lack reach and your defenses are poor. Someone using a Katana can easily cut through your sticks if you try to block and cut you in half. All it takes for someone using a katana to kill you is one stroke.