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San Miguel Eskrima Seminars

San Miguel Eskrima With Tony Ortiz

These seminars are taught by Tony Ortiz, an instructor under Tom Bisio, who studied directly with the late, great Filemon (Momoy) Canete. San Miguel Eskrima is the “Old Style” Doce Pares method taught by Filemon (Momoy) Canete. Master Canete was particularly skilled with Espada Ya Daga (Stick and Dagger), although his art encompassed many weapons and diverse skills.

Two Person Espada Daga Drill
Filemeon Canete and Federico Mendoza Practicing with Stick and Dagger

Double Baston (Double Stick) Methods: January 24th

  • Footwork
  • Basic Striking Patterns
  • San Miguel Offensive  and Defensive Patterns
  • Two Person Drills

Espada Y Daga (Stick and Dagger): February 7th

  • Angles of Attack and Defense
  • Footwork
  • San Miguel Offensive and Defensive Patterns
  • Two Person Drills

Time: Both Classes meet from 10am -1pm
Cost: $80 per class session.
Location: Krav New York
250 East 49th street (2nd Ave)

To Register: contact Tony Ortiz at: moc.oohaynull@76zitrot

Tony Ortiz began training in martial arts and boxing under the tutelage of his uncles at the age of 7. In his teens, he boxed at an amateur level while simultaneously studying Hung Gar Kung Fu and kickboxing. He went on to study Pekiti Tirsia Kali with Mike Berkley, Agapito Gonzalez and Virgilio DeCarvallo as well as Wing Chun Kung Fu with Henry Moy.  Tony then studied San Miguel Eskrima  and became an instructor in San Miguel Eskrima under Tom Bisio. Tony has also practiced and researched are Baringin Sakti Pencak Silat (Eric Kruk), Muay Thai, Judo, and  MMA.