Founders Narciso “Hansy” L. Alojado and James U. Sy Jr. led 8 members of the Conceptual Martial Arts Society-USLS in visiting yaming Grandmaster Fortunato “Atong” Garcia on January 31, 2004 in Brgy. Mandalagan, Bacolod City.
The activity, dubbed as the 1st CMAS-USLS Indigenous Filipino Martial Arts Field Trip, is one of the outreach programs undertaken by CMAS-USLS under its President Joey Arnold Toga.
GM Garcia (Born: 1917) is one of the oldest living grandmasters of arnis in Negros at age 86.
The students who joined the field trip were Emilio Beroncal, PIO Eleanor Benedicto and Agnes Gonxha Empio, VP Joy Gallos, Treasurer Montano Mondia IV, Business Manager Khenn Providencia, and Secretary Rommel John Panal.