Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Martial Arts Promotions Made By:James U. Sy Jr.

Ian B. Negrido, 5th Degree Black Belt, Founder/Chief Instructor of Bassdumas (Baston Sipa Sumbag Dumog Martial Arts Society) Combat Sports. (right) shows an umbrella block againt the attack of Mario Pasan.

12 Brgy. Public Safety Officers (Brgy. Tanod) of Brgy. Alicante were awarded belt promotions after they satisfactorily completed and graduated the Advanced Training in Survival: Defensive Tactics Agaisnt Bladed and Impact weapons and Handcuffing Procedures in Accosting and Arresting last July 12, 2009 at the Public Plaza, Brgy. Alicante, Municipality of E.B. Magalona, Negros Occidental.

The training and the graduation was organized by the Brgy. Alicante Council of E.B. Magalona under the leadership of Hon. Punong Brgy. Gelita S. Parcon in cooperation with the Talisay City-based Bassdumas Combat Sports of Founder/Chief Instructor Ian B. Negrido and with the generous sponsorship of Mr. Zosimo Q. Maravilla.

The crash course started last April 26, 2009 and was held every Sunday, each session lasting two hours. The crash course included fundamentals on stances, punches, kicks, blocks, locking, throwing, and weapons for law enforcement use.

The method taught was Adino Eznite, an eclectic form of martial arts which combines the best aspects of several established systems such as Karate, Judo, Jujitsu, Arnis, etc. The style traces its roots to Grandmaster Dionision Valencia who taught it to Col. Meliton Geronimo, Julius B. Delasan, and Capt. Emma Henry way back in 1957 in UP Los BaƱos. Grandmaster Julius B. Delasan, 9th Degree Red Belt, Founder of Zion Original Disciples in Arnis and Combat Sports (ZODIACS) Philippines (SEC Reg. No. CN200725845), taught Adino Eznite to Master Romeo G. Banas, the instructor of Ian B. Negrido.

Those who graduated and promoted were Mario C. Pasan (Black belt) and Alex P. Bejemino, Wenifredo B. Castillo, Cristobal M. Escarilla, Benjie c. Fernandez, Rolando G. Fernandez, Jose C. Gomez, Jerry Y. Guanzon, Beinvenido B. Juanillo Jr., John O. Rafol, Melbert M. Rizalde, and Ronilo O. Robante (Green Belt).

Giving the promotion was Master Romeo G. Banas, 7th Degree Red Belt, Founder of the Victorias City-based Red Musang Self Defense Combat Sports, together with course instructor Ian B. Negrido, 5th Degree Black Belt, Founder/Chief Instructor of Bassdumas (Baston Sipa Sumbag Dumog Martial Arts Society) Combat Sports.

Guests were the training’s primary sponsor, Mr. Zosimo Q. Maravilla; Hon. Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Officer Cherry C. Lacida, who represented Hon. Mayor David Albert Lacson and Hon. Vice Mayor Reynaldo “Rex” Depasucat Jr.; Hon. Punong Brgy. Amalia Y. Engada of Brgy. Manta-angan; Engr. Edgar Beduyas; Brgy. Alicante Council composed of Hon. Punong Brgy. Gelita S. Parcon, Hon. Kagawad Joel B. Antonio, Hon. Kagawad Jose P. Bejemino, Hon. Kagawad Moreto S. celeste, Hon. Kagawad Samuel N. Dido Jr., Hon. Kagawad Chona B. Gatilao, Edralyn D. Negara, Hon. Kagawad Leah E. Ruiz, Hon. Kagawad Edgardo P. Zulueta, Brgy. Secretary Georgie B. Buenconsejo, and Brgy. Treasurer Johana B. lataquin; Mrs. Janet Banas; Founder/Master James U. Sy Jr. of Conceptual Martial Arts Society (CMAS), Inc.; and Joseph Daquel of RMN DYHB and Bobby Samson of DYAF.

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