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Al S commented on the blog post 'Grandmaster Warlito "Lito" Concepcion'
"Even though I met him only once during Memorial Day weekend in 2000 I still remember his bottle breaking and his great demeanor and he also was a ladies magnet! May he find comfort in his final resting place."
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Grandmaster Warlito "Lito" Concepcion

The Filipino martial arts community lost one of its most colorful and beloved leaders last night in the person of Grandmaster Warlito “Lito” Concepcion, affectionately nicknamed “Datu Puti” (because of his gray hair) by many of his friends. With immediate family by his bedside, he quietly and serenely passed away, having accomplished everything he wanted to do in this life. A memorial and “celebration” of Kuya Lito’s life will be held in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. This event will be…See More
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Frances Peterson commented on the blog post 'Grandmaster Warlito "Lito" Concepcion'
"I met Lito at J Corpus Martial Arts about 2008 in Vallejo, Ca. where he was giving a Kombatan seminar and also entertaining us afterward with his bottle popping technique. He invited us to come try it and one young boy(maybe 10 years old) wanted to…"
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"Lito came to our WEKAF Nationals in Milwaukee in 2006. He was the entertainment at night, "popping" the bottoms off of beer bottles in the bar. He fought then, and again a few months later at our WC's at Disney World. He might have…"
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"Sad news indeed.  Thank you for sharing.  GM Lito was certainly a character.  He will be missed greatly.  May he rest in peace."
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Grandmaster Warlito "Lito" Concepcion

The Filipino martial arts community lost one of its most colorful and beloved leaders last night in the person of Grandmaster Warlito “Lito” Concepcion, affectionately nicknamed “Datu Puti” (because of his gray hair) by many of his friends. With immediate family by his bedside, he quietly and serenely passed away, having accomplished everything he wanted to do in this life. A memorial and “celebration” of Kuya Lito’s life will be held in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area. This event will be…See More
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"Excuse me for coming in late to this discussion... >>I've met a few great fighters that all were great teachers but never the other way around.<< I may be dense, but isn't that the same thing? It all depends on what…"
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Dennis Feller commented on the blog post 'Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts'
"I will do that Alex.  Hope everything is still going well for you and your students."
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Alexander Bautista Bayot France commented on the blog post 'Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts'
"Hi, Dennis! Great to hear from you. Please give my regards to Andy. Like Rodney said, "Well said, Dennis."  I concur. Thanks for your input."
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Grandmaster Warlito "Lito" Concepcion

Posted on September 10, 2015 at 11:09am 6 Comments

The Filipino martial arts community lost one of its most colorful and beloved leaders last night in the person of Grandmaster Warlito “Lito” Concepcion, affectionately nicknamed “Datu Puti” (because of his gray hair) by many of his friends.

 

With immediate family by his bedside, he quietly and serenely passed away, having accomplished everything he wanted to do in this life.

 

A memorial and “celebration” of Kuya Lito’s life will be held in the Greater San…

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Rank vs Virtue in the Martial Arts

Posted on June 1, 2013 at 5:22am 10 Comments

It’s been almost six months since I cutover from PMAA (Philippine Martial Arts Academy) to PMAA (Pamanang Mandirigma Arnis Academy). It is time to recognize the progress the students have made. It is usually done via rank promotions but with this new academy, I want to deemphasize rank and emphasize virtue. So I wrote my thoughts down and am posting it here for feedback, both good and bad, and for advice, hopefully all good. (smile) Thank you in advance.

 

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IPMAF 2010 Year-End Wrap-Up

Posted on December 29, 2010 at 4:21am 12 Comments

 

2009 WAS BAD. 2010 WAS THE WORST.

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Great Grandmaster Ernesto Amador Presas Passes Away

Posted on October 31, 2010 at 7:42pm 43 Comments

I just received a call from the Presas family. It is my sorrowful duty to announce to all Kombatan practitioners, all IPMAF members, and all my fellow FMA practitioners, that Great Grandmaster Ernesto Amador Presas passed away in his sleep today in Manila (Nov. 1, 2010 in the Philippines, October 31 here in the States). I spoke with Mercy (Mrs. Presas). All she can say right now is that GGM's body will be brought back to Hinigaran. I will announce dates and times as funeral arrangements…
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At 6:31am on November 1, 2010, Andy Sanano said…
My deepest Sympathy and condolences to the Presas Family. God Bless.
At 3:50pm on October 7, 2010, terry joven said…
Gm Alex
What is the location of the nov 6 meeting?
terry
At 5:20pm on September 14, 2010, terry joven said…
Gm Alex
I will let the Landers know!
terry
At 12:18pm on September 13, 2010, terry joven said…
Gm Alex
Please let me know if u are bringing any guests, they are free also.
If you would like to put on a short demo it would be great!
thanks
terry
At 4:53pm on September 8, 2010, terry joven said…
Gm Alex....
we are having a memorial banquet for GM Javier oct 2 please let me know if you can attend.
terry
At 1:32pm on July 14, 2010, John R. Malmo said…
Happy Birthday Alex!
At 12:15pm on July 13, 2010, terry joven said…
Happy Birthday Sir!
At 5:01am on June 25, 2010, Damon Abraham said…
Hi Master Alex,

No worries... as it turns out, it doesn't look like I'll be able to make it either. Hopefully next time :)
At 11:33am on March 18, 2010, FILIPINO MARTIAL ART FESTIVAL said…
Hello Alex,

Good luck to your seminar!
I remind you of the 5th FMA World festival
July 25-30, 2010.
visits www.fmafestival.com
I p

At 11:59am on February 25, 2010, terry joven said…
Sir
Thank you for joining Bahala Na Multi-style escrima!
terry
 
 
 

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