Truly an amazing experience to train intensively with GM Bobby Taboada.
Thank you GM Bobby Taboada for your teachings and guidance.
Special thanks to Guro Brian Corey, Guro Alex Ormaza, Tom Cohen, and Perry Coumas
for hanging out with the KM Crew.
Kapatiran Mandirigma of VA/MD/DC (www.flowstrikes.com) and Balintawak Cuentada Taboada System hosted the 2017 Balintawak Arnis Invasion (B.A.I). This event was to celebrate and promote Filipino Martial Arts and Filipino culture. KM has invited top instructors all over the US to share their knowledge at this prestigious event. The goal was to build long lasting friendships, unity, brotherhood, and most of all, having fun. The event took place at NOVA Field House.
Instructor line up in no particular order.
Majority of the photo came from Hank Nicodemus. The rest were taken by the BAI participants. – Thank you for sharing the photos.
GGM Ernesto A. Presas Legacy Gathering
Kapatiran Mandirigma hosted the largest Gathering of Kombatan Instructor’s, Master’s and Grandmaster’s in the United States. It was held on June 23-25, 2017 in Denver, Colorado. The event is to honor the legacy of GGM Ernesto A. Presas and the art he had left to his students.
Featured Instructors –
Grandmaster Alex France Sr. – Nevada (Kombatan, Bais Tres Manos, Villasin Balintawak)
Grandmaster Alex Ercia – San Francisco (Kombatan, Kalis Ilustrisimo, Villasin Balintawak)
Grandmaster Rene Tongson – Manila (Abaniko Tres Puntas, Modern Arnis, Kombatan)
Grandmaster Robert Castro – San Francisco (Eskabo Daan)
Master Oliver Garduce – Toronto (Kombatan, Waray Waray Garote Escrima)
Grandmaster Shelley Millspaugh – Colorado (Kombatan)
Guest Instructors –
Master Rino Balinado – Tacoma (NECOPA Balintawak)
Datu Tim Hartman – New York (Modern Arnis, Kombatan)
Grandmaster Jeff Sprawls – Missouri (Kombatan)
Master Kendal Coats – Oklahoma (Kombatan)
Master Damon Abraham – Colorado (Kombatan)
Master Jhun R. Occidental – NoVA/DC (Kombatan)
Master Dan Lowman – Florida (Kombatan)
Photo credits to GM Shelley Millspaugh
KM crew supporting our friend GM Dan Medina, showcasing the Derobio art of eskrima. This successful event was held at the MGM National Harbor. Excellent demonstrations by GM Dennis Brown, GM Troy Price, GM Michael DePasquale, GM Ali Shabazz, GM Eddie Thomas, So-Shihan Carlos Delacruz and GM Dan Medina.
Here are a few shots from the event…
KM crew supporting this Magnificent Martial Arts Seminar on Saturday, March 11th at MGM National Harbor. Our dear friend GM Dan Medina will be showcasing Derobio Eskrima.
Come and end 2016 with BANG! Learn the basics of multiple Filipino Martial Arts Systems. Start 2017 with new skills and more knowledge.
December 30, 2016
Learn the basics of:
Kombatan Arnis Presas Style
With possible demos from:
Visayan Corto Kadena Eskrima
Eskabo Daan Filipino Martial Arts
(Space is limited so be sure to RSVP. Participants that have RSVPed online will be given priority over walk ins.)
$30 at the door CASH ONLY