By: James U. Sy Jr.
5 members of the Sacred Ki Art of Filipino Foot Fighting (SKAFF) of Founder/Master Ricardo P. Filipinas took home 3 gold and 2 silver medals during the District meet takewondo Competition recently at the Andres bonifcaio Elementary School (ABES) II, Bacolod City.
Mark Joey Rasonable Ortiz, 12, a Grade 4 student of Banago Elemntary School 1, was crowned champion in the Category 5 Boys division. He is handled by Coach Lydia Navarro, Adviser Milagros Mayogo, and Principal Normy B. Canja.
Zennah Marie M. Tolero, 9, a Grade 3 pupil of the Mambulac Elemntary School , took the gold medal in her category. She is handled by Coach Samuel S. Padilla of Silay City , Adviser Charito B. Pitogo, and Principal Lorna E. Lucot.
Jayvee Tahum of Bata Elemntary School topped his class.
Edelyn P. Tayactac, 11, a grade 6 student of Banago Elemntary School 1I, grabbed the silver medal in the Category 5 Girls division. She is handled by Coach Marilou M. Badinas, Adviser Lea D. Cabangbang, and Principal Rachella B. Tan.
Danilo S. Sumbang Jr., 11, a Grade 5 pupil of Banago Elemntary School 1, took the silver medal in the Category 3 Boys division. He is handled by Coach Lydia Navarro, Adviser Marly P. Perez, and Principal Normy B. Canja.
The 5 medalists were trained by Founder/Master Ricardo P. Filipinas, Auditor/Council of Elders of Intercontinental Federation of Filipino Martial Arts Schools (IFFMAS).