Time: July 31, 2010 from 1pm to 8pm
Location: Traditional Wing Chun Kung Fu Academy
Street: Street: 3747 Church Road
City/Town: Mt Laurel, New Jersey 08054
Website or Map: http://6thfmagathering.eventb…
Phone: 856-359-6166, 856-979-6234
Event Type: filipino, martial, arts, gathering
Organized By: Andy Sanano
Latest Activity: Jul 11, 2010
6th East Coast Filipino Martial Arts Gathering
Start: 07/31/2010 13:00
You are Invited to an informal Family Gathering of Kali Eskrima Arnis practitioners in NY/NJ/PA/CT/MD/VA, to help build comraderie in the local FMA community and increase general awareness and appreciation of other FMA styles/systems. (No Fighting or Politics) - Please forward this email and attached flyer to invite others.
The 6th Filipino Martial Arts East Coast Gathering
For the 1st time the Mataw Guro's (Master Teachers) of the different Filipino Fighting Art systems will share their systems ABAKADA (ABC's) for FMA Education based on the Original Filipino Martial Arts - Armed and Unarmed System. Which is now known as a System of Systems.
In the FMA System of Systems, the Teacher is addressed as Mataw Guro, a Filipino muslim title in Mindanao located in the southern Philippines, which in english means Knowledgeable Teacher or Master Teacher. The Mataw Guro rank is high level, that is well above entry for professional Filipino Martial Arts Education.
The following Mataw Guro's who are coming as presentors: (in alphabetical order)
1) MG Richie Acosta - Kuntaw Kali Kruzada
2) MG Rico Acosta - Kredo Kali Kruzada
3) MG Jerome Barber - Eskrima Kempo (Original Remy Presas Modified Arnis de Mano)
4) MG Walter Crisostomo - Ultimate Eskrima
5) MG Wesley Crisostomo - Ultimate Eskrima
6) MG Steven Dowd - Arnis Balite
7) MG Alex France - Kombatan International
8) MG Spencer Gee - Pananandata
9) MG Michael Giron - Original Giron Eskrima
10) MG Andy Sanano - 13 Deadly Strikes of the Filipino Warrior
11) MG Zack Taco - Original Teovel Balintawak International
And other Masters who will confirm their attendance. There will be a 30min presentation from each Mataw Guro and other Masters.
1) Emmanuel Es Querubin - World Sikaran Pilipinas
- Author of SIKARAN: The Fighting Art of the Filipino Warrior
2) Steven K. Dowd - FMA Digest
3) Michael Querubin - FMA Pulse
4) Sifu Keith Mazza - Traditional Wing Chun/ Sword Stick Society
5) Sifu Chris Viggiano - Shen Wu Dao/ Sword Stick Society
6) Sifu John Lee - International Traders Group/ Sword Stick Society
7) Sifu Andy Cappuccio - Everspring Internal Arts/ Sword Stick Society
Sword Stick Society International
Punong Mataw Guro Louelle C. Lledo, Jr.
Amara Arkanis: Sistemang Praksiyon International
Instructors and practitioners from all styles and levels are welcome! If you are an Instructor or Teacher...Please let us know if you would like to attend and do a demo or instruction.
Fee: $35 (to help pay for the space and refreshments)
*Let us know if you would like to join the cookout the next day. We can provide a list of hotels in the area if you need to stay overnight.
PRE-REGISTER @ http://6thfmagathering.eventbrite.com/