Saturday, June 17, 2017

2nd Mayor Ortiz SalBen Arnis Cup Held

Hon. Mayor Jose Max “Joemax” S. Ortiz presented the 2nd Salvador Benedicto Arnis Tournament “Mayor Jose Max ‘Joemax’ S. Ortiz S. Ortiz Cup” last February 9, 2016 at the Covered Court, Salvador Benedicto as part of the 33rd Founding Anniversary of the town and its 26th Kali-Kalihan Harvest Festival. The tournament was organized by the Bacolod-based Sungkudan International (SI)/Guinabo Arnis and Combat Sports (GACS) of Grandmaster Felix A. Guinabo. Founder/Chief Instructor Diomedes N. Mamugay represented San Carlos City with the four school-based Arnis clubs he heads, namely San Carlos Jungle Fighter Martial Arts Club (SACA JUFIMAC), Centralian Fighters Fighter Martial Arts Club (CEFIMAC), Ritarians Martial Arts Club (RMAC), and Thomasians Arnis Club CST-R (TAC). DEMONSTRATIONS. Members of SI/GACS gave solo and paired demonstrations of solo baston, doble baston, piga-piga espada y daga, and trangkada. Members of. Members of SACA JUFIMAC, TAC, and CEFIMAC, most of whom compete in DepEd sanctioned Arnis tournaments, performed an assortment of anyo. Senior Instructor Joseph Guevarra represented the Mandatusa Arnis Sikaran Kali (MASK) of grandmaster Romeo Postrano with a free flow solo baston form. Master James U. Sy Jr., Founder of Conceptual Martial Arts Society (CMAS), Inc., gave a non-choreographed form of the stick and the caburata and demonstrated empty handed knife defenses with the help of Senior Instructor Cyril Endonila of SI/GACS. SPARRING. A total of 15 bouts were contested using Intercontinental Federation of Filipino Martial Arts Schools (IFFMAS) rules. Helen Hilario of SI/GACS over Vgln Villanueva of TAC 154-117. Joanna S. Sison of TAC over Jennie Gampos of SACA JUFIMAC JLNHS Chapter 140-137. Carlna Jean Panaguiton of CEFIMAC CNC Chapter over Danilen Tejones of TAC 130-122. Ana Beatriz S. Ramirez of TAC over Cristal Fel Apurado of TAC 148-132. Rienalyn Comates of CEFIMAC CNC Chapter over Rhea Servo of SI/GACS. Cerah Dalisay of SACA JUFIMAC over Arlene Lariosa of SI/GACS 77-67. Janber Guinabo of SI/GACS over Miguel Diober Mamugay of SACA JUFIMAC 194-168. Jerwin Palma of SI/GACS over Lester Kile Tejones of TAC 144-130. Vince Jonathan Generoso of TAC over Brandon Belmonte of SI/GACS 130-119. Renz Brylle Bacasmas of RMAC over Jasper Palma of SI/GACS 162-150. Anthony Mojana of SI/GACS over Kyle Jagurin of TAC. Christina Decena of SI/GACS over Albert Buhat of SACA JUFIMAC. Cyril Endonila of SI/GACS over Jason Sator of SACA JUFIMAC JLNHS Chapter. Vince Jonathan Generoso of TAC over Roel Bartolome of SACA JUFIMAC Brgy. 6 Chapter 164-114. The main event was the David vs Goliath match between Raymund Malacad of SI/GACS and Elton Sermon of SACA JUFIMAC. Malacad used speed and wit to outstrike Sermon 184-124. Final tally San Carlos 8-11 and Bacolod 7-4. Officials were GM Felix A. Guinabo of SI/GACS (Torunament Organizer/Manager), Master James U. Sy Jr. of CMAS (Emcee/Recorder), SI Joseph Guevarra of MASK (Referee), GM Romeo Postrano of MASK (Judge), SI Cyril Endonila of SI/GACS (Timer), and Rene P. Valiao, Secretary to the Mayor (Representative of the Mayor).

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