Thursday, October 18, 2012

Tribe W.A.R. 10 @ Gaisano City Huge Success Part I by James U. Sy Jr.

Founder/Master James U. Sy Jr. demonstrating a Conceptual Arnis (Martial Arts) System defense against a collar grab together with Alex Gequillana during the Tribe W.A.R. (Warrior’s Art Rumble) 10 last October 14, 2012 at the Atrium Area, GCBS, Araneta St., Bacolod City. The Tribe W.A.R. (Warrior’s Art Rumble) 10 was successfully held by the Tribu Hangaway Philippines by Master Roy R. Flores Sr. in cooperation with Aksyon Radio Philippines (Bacolod) under Station Manager JJ Ocampo and Gaisano City Bacolod Supermall (GCBS) under Advertising Officer Nomer Lobaton last October 14, 2012 at the Atrium Area, GCBS, Araneta St., Bacolod City. A total of 11 martial arts groups competed in the Submission Grappling format tournament and gave an assortment of demonstration. DEMONSTRATIONS. Rozyl Mohametano Sensei, Gally Orophil Sensei, and Serlito Boy delos Santos Sensei led the Arashi Ryu Aikido in showing the various empty hand and sword techniques of the Japanese pacifist art. Guro Rey Dedel and Guro Stephen Roy Dedel, Founders of Pangamot International, performed different knife vs knife and empty hand vs knife techniques. Master Ricardo Filipinas and members of his Sacred Ki Art of Filipino Foot Fighting showed a basic kata and some knife and empty hand street defense applications of Sikaran and Karate. The Bacolod Aikido Yuishinkai, an affiliate of Ki Association-International of Ernesto Talag Sensei, showed their brand of Aikido, the highlight of which was the performance of Tony Pete Yulo, who only used one arm to execute the techniques (Yulo is currently recuperating from a stroke). Yulo, Joseph Magabanua, and another BAY member represented Lodel Magbanua Sensei. Grandmaster Felix A. Guinabo and Emmanuel Arendon of the Guinabo Arnis and Combat Sports (GACS), representing the Negros Occidental Baston Federation (NOBF), showed the Trece Grabes Piga-Piga System of Espada y Daga. Host Tribu Hangaway Philippines by Master Roy R. Flores Sr. was led by black belts Jessie Necesito, Jimmy Soquiña, and Slade Saron in showcasing Aikido as performed by kids, women, older men, and younger men in different street defense scenarios, including cellphone snatching defense. Founder/Master James U. Sy Jr. and Alex Gequillana of Conceptual Martial Arts Society (CMAS), Inc. demonstrated diagonal and vertical fencing against stick attacks, doble baston empty hands applications, joingtlocks, and the use of the caburata, as taught in the Conceptual Arnis (Martial Arts) System.

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