The Fundamentals of Conceptual Arnis Seminar will be presented by Professional Medical Representative Elaine Louise Edulag of Getz Pharma (Phils.), Inc. to at least 20 medical professionals of St. Paul’s Hospital at the request of Dra. Minda Marie S. Cabrera, Head of the Rehabilitation Department, on November 8-9, 2010, 5:30 PM, at the St. Clement’s Gymnasium, Lapaz, Iloilo City.
Edulag. Who represents Celcoxx 100, 200, and 400mg “The Fastest Strike,” had invited Founder/Master James U. Sy Jr. of the Bacolod-based Conceptual Martial Arts Society (CMAS), Inc. as the seminar’s Resource Instructor. Getz Pharma previously tapped Sy as the Primary Resource Instructor for its Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) in Action last July 31, 2010 at the Golden Salakot Hall, Hotel Del Rio, Gen. Luna St., Iloilo City which was held as part of the company’s Family Day for 45 doctors and their families. Sy was also a member of the team who taught the FMA ICOX Seminar for Bacolod last September 2010 at the Palmas del Mar Conference Resort Hotel, 37 JR Torres, Bacolod City.
Participants will be composed of interns, nurses, and other medical professionals. The seminar will cover Arnis courtesy, preliminary lecture, warm up and cool down, body facing, fighting stance and body fencing, paniil (footwork), the universal slashing and thrusting patterns, practical application of techniques with and without weapons, and open forum.
The purpose of the seminar is to introduce medical professionals to the cultural legacy of our forefathers and instill in them an appreciation of the effectivity of the indigenous Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) of Arnis as a means of protecting oneself and one’s loves ones. The seminar will focus on the martial and cultural aspects of Arnis.
The Celcoxx Team of getz Pharma are Product Manager Marie Yumul-Aranas, Regional Sales Manager Iris Gesta, District Sales Manager J. Angelo H. Lee, and PMR Elaine Louise Edulag.