Monday, October 18, 2010
Tribe W.A.R. VII Grappling @ Gaisano Huge Success by James U. Sy Jr.
Founder/Master Ricardo P. Filipinas, 6th Degree Black Belt, leads Sacred Ki Art of Filipino Foot Fighting (SKAFF) members Elias Tejares, 2nd Degree Black Belt, and Mike Tambasen, Black Belt, in performing their Karate forms during the Tribe W.A.R. (Warrior’s Art Rumble) VII last October 14, 2010 at the Atrium Area, Gaisano City Bacolod Supermall, Araneta St., Bacolod City as part of the 31st Masskara Festival celebration.
Host Tribu Hangaway Philippines was overall champion of the Tribe W.A.R. (Warrior’s Art Rumble) VII eld last October 14, 2010 at the Atrium Area, Gaisano City Bacolod Supermall, Araneta St., Bacolod City as part of the 31st Masskara Festival celebration.
In their latest tandem, Tribu Hangaway Philippines of Founder/Master Roy R. Flores Sr., Aksyon Radio 684 Khz under Station Manager JJ Deocampo, and Gaisano City Bacolod Supermall represented by Advertising Officer Nomer Q. Lobaton successfully held the Tribe W.A.R. (Warrior’s Art Rumble) VII last October 14, 2010, 3:00-5:30 PM, at the Atrium Area, Gaisano City Bacolod Supermall, Araneta St., Bacolod City as part of the 31st Masskara Festival celebration. The crowd was estimated at not less than 300.
13 martial arts organizations from Bacolod and Bago Cities gave demonstrations and competed in the longest running Submission Grappling tournament in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental.
DEMONSTRATIONS. The demonstration by the Sacred Ki Art of Filipino Foot Fighting (SKAFF) started off with Karate kata (forms) performances by Lance Yuseros and Junica Kate C. Desamporado, 5 and 9 year old respectively, both white belt. Some more forms as well as street defense applications were performed by Founder/Master Ricardo P. Filipinas, 6th Degree Black Belt, with Elias Tejares, 2nd Degree Black Belt, and Mike Tambasen, Black Belt. Master Filipinas also demonstrated how to break wood in his unprotected shin.
The KaliSilat Arnis Association (KAA) of Grandmaster Danilo “Danny” L. Cardinal showed different likha anyo (creative forms) with ethnic music that the group has been performing at Arnis Philippines-sanctioned tournaments.
Founder/Chief Instructor Maxwell “Max” J. Maun of the Bacolod Aikido Enthusiasts (BAE) was assisted by Chester F. Esmalla of Philippine Integrated Martial Arts Academy-Filipino Tang Soo Do Association (PIMAA-FTSDA), Inc./Conceptual Martial Arts Society (CMAS), Inc. in demonstrating the basic kansetsu (locking) and nage waza (throwing techniques) of Japanese Aikido.
Founder/Chief Instructor Abraham “Abe” Ganzon Jr. of the Universal Defensive Tactics Academy (UDTA), with the help of two assistants, performed a few of the Arnis methodos taught by Grandmaster Jose Mancesa of the Negros United Fighting arts Academy (NUFAA), who was present during the pexhibition.
Filton O. Bernadas, John Rey C. Montes, and Ceasar Ian G. Poral, all grandchildren of P/Sgt. (Ret.) Grandmaster Estanislao “Eslao” T. Guarra, demonstrated Guarra Style Modern Arnis and Arjuka doble baston vs doble baston, solo baston vs doble baston, pangamot vs solo baston, and pangamot vs pangamot. Windy Lou G. Poral performed doble baston vs tuwang-tuwang and knife disarming with Founder/Master James U. Sy Jr. of Conceptual Martial Arts Society (CMAS), Inc.
The Musubi Dojo of Founder Dr. Nilo del Carmen Sensei was represented by Chief Instructor Rosyl Mohametano Sensei and three students. The group demonstrated the Aikido defenses against striking and grabbing attacks with the use of immobilization and projection techniques.
Master James U. Sy Jr. of CMAS and Chester F. Esmalla of PIMAA-FTSDA performed two techniques each for Grandmaster Elmer Montoyo’s empty handed Filipino Tang Soo Do and the staff techniques of Nishio, Shoji Shihan’s Aiki jo, Negros Style Binugsay, and Grandmaster Honorio Togle’s Madras. It was the first ever public demonstration of the last two arts in Bacolod and Negros Occidental. Sy also did a live-blade la cadena or the chaining combination of the different slashes and thrusts he had learned from at least 10 of his Arnis teachers.
Representing 1st Generation Inheritor/Grandmaster Benefredo “Bebing” Mamar Lobrido of Original Filipino Tapado Long Stick Fighting Association (OFTLSFA), Inc., Lorema “Bing” H. Tacsagon, with Master Joeffrey S. Deriada as attacker, demonstrated the basic Original Filipino Tapado long stick strikes against short stick attacks. Tacsagon is the first female certified Instructor of Original Filipino Tapado in the world.
Members of the Tribu Hangaway Philippines started their demonstration with a Combat Aikido children’s application against two attackers. Then Founder/Master Roy R. Flores Sr. and Combat Aikido Black Belt/MMA fighter Alan Mario Facturan performed knife vs knife using the circular movements and footwork of Aikido.
A total of 9 Submission Grappling bouts were fought. Overall champion was host Tribu Hangaway Philippines of Founder/Master Roy R. Flores Sr. with a 4-4 win-loss streak. 2nd to 4th Places are Affinity Bacolod of Chester Laquian (2-1), Submission Sports Philippines-Bacolod Team of Jek-Jek Ferrer and Adrian Gillana (1-1), and Team Fusion of (TF) of Mohamad El Helou (1-2).
RESULTS. Jason Jocson of THP over Gerald Gonzales of THP. Herbet Jocson of THP over Carl Ravina of TF. Elmer Tortogo of THP over Daryl Garcia of SSP-BT. Patrick Escobar of Affinity over Jerry de la Cruz of THP. Dennis Alunan of SSP-BT forced a tapout from Franklin Olimpus of THP at 4.23 with an armbar, one of only two submissions in the event
Ariel Guanzon of THP over Karl Barrero of Affinity. Ming Guergen of Affinity was decalred winner by default against Reymond Besa of TF. The bout between Alan Mario Facturan of THP and Mark Peronce of SSP-BT was cancelled. Jimmy Soquiña of THP and Jay-R Perez of SSP-BT fought the most exciting and most applauded bout with the fight finally ruled a draw even after an extension time for sudden death. Mohamad El Helou of TF forced a tapout from Joval Medina of THP at 4.06 with an armbar.
Officials were Founder/Chief Instructor Maxwell “Max” J. Maun of the Bacolod Aikido Enthusiasts (Referee), Master Elmer “Don-Don” P. Montoyo and Chester F. Esmalla of Philippine Integrated Martial Arts Academy-Filipino Tang Soo Do Association (Judges), Jackie Honor and Jacky Lapag (Timer and Recorder), Jun Alojado Capulot of Aksyon Radio (Emcee), Founder/Master James U. Sy Jr. of Conceptual Martial Arts Society (CMAS), Inc. (Emcee/Special Message), and Peter Yap Sifu, Guillermo “Bill” Gomez, and “Boy” Gargalicano (Guests).
Sponsors were DYEZ Aksyon Radio Bacolod, Gaisano City Bacolod Supermall, San Miguel Beer, Kopiko Brown Coffee, Negros Daily Bulletin (NDB), KOI Herbal Capsule & Liniment Oil, Color Ads, Coca Cola, MF Computer Solutions, Sr. Supt. Celestino Guara, Kagawad Noel Libo-on of brgy. Pahanocoy, Celcor Builders & Equipments, Inc., CHY Ventures, TMG Hollow Blocks, and Mr. & mrs. Stephen and Family.