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May The Soul Of This Art Be The Art Of Your Soul

Posted on February 26, 2012 at 5:03am 0 Comments

Even when he was very young, Remy would watch his father train the local militia. The training took place in a room made of the nepa leaves. It was high up and Remy was small. He stood on a rock and pulled apart some leaves so he could peek in. He knew children were not allowed to watch, but he was very curious and could not wait. Sometimes he would become so excited at what he would slide off his wobbly rock. Being very resourceful, he soon used many small rocks to steady the big one he…


May The Soul Of This Art Be The Art Of Your Soul

Posted on February 17, 2012 at 4:20am 1 Comment

During the war, the Philippines became a very rough and violent place to live. Day after day Remy heard about the Japanese, the killings, and the he knew as long as his father had operations (sabotaging the Japanese efforts), they would be staying in the mountains. In one particularly devastating operation, eight soldiers from Jose's troop were killed. Even so, over thirty Japanese died with them. After that, the Japanese were very mad. They…

May The Soul Of This Art Be The Art Of Your Soul

Posted on January 30, 2012 at 2:42pm 0 Comments

Jose would take his men to the seaport, where many Japanese raids occurred. They would sabotage the efforts of the Japanese. The Japanese tried many times to catch them or trap them, but they always escaped into the mountains.

May The Soul Of This Art Be The Art Of Your Soul

Posted on January 30, 2012 at 2:41pm 0 Comments

Remy's father, Jose Presas, was a businessman, but he was also a Lieutenant in the US Guerilla Movement. Shortly before the Japanese invasion, Jose took his family and his fellow guerilla fighters deep into Hinobahan Mountains. There, Jose Presas drilled his fellow soldiers day in and day out from 1941 to 1945. He taught them the deadly art of Arnis, preparing them for the battle to come.

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At 4:54am on May 10, 2013, Ernel Rodriguez said…

GM Presas,

How are your sir? We've met each other last 2001 in AAI gym in Grandstand.

Salamat po.

At 9:49pm on May 9, 2013, Dennis Feller said…

Monopo, Maraming salamat for the invite. 


At 2:14am on June 21, 2012, Joey Santiago said…

Wow, you're in the Bay Area too. Thanks so much for the add.

At 11:56am on June 3, 2012, Tom Badillo said…

Greetings, it is good to meet another in the SF Bay Area!

At 11:28pm on May 24, 2012, Josh Leheny said…

Thank you for the invite.  I hope all is well.



Josh Leheny


At 3:48pm on January 30, 2012, Alfred Plath said…

Thank you for the add. I trained with your father and uncel's

for a long time. Hope to meet you also in the future.

Salamat Po

At 5:20am on January 3, 2012, Modern Arnis Mano-Mano Wiesbaden said…

Hello Sir... Thanks for the Add... Nice to meet you...

At 1:39pm on November 5, 2011, Shawn Hayes said…

Thank you for your friendship, how are you?

At 6:34pm on October 14, 2011, Edgardo Sayas Lastra said…
Thank you for the add Sir. Glad to be connected
At 4:23pm on July 4, 2010, John R. Malmo said…
Happy Birthday Ramon!

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