Sunday, September 23, 2007

Serrada Escrima and Self Defense Workshop a Great Success




Saturday, September 15, Anta's Fitness and Self Defense hosted a WMAU/WSEF Escrima/Self Defense Workshop. Presenting the workshop were Punong Guro Mike Schwarz, Mid West and East Coast director of the World Serrada Escrima Federation (WSEF) and WMAU (World Martial Arts Union) Board of Directors and Master James Perkins founder of the WMAU and Shorinji Goju System.
Guro Mike did an excellent job teaching the Serrada Escrima angles of attack and counters. Two martial Arts instructor attending the event that had taken other Filipino martial arts workshops said that this workshop was the best and most comprehensive workshop that they had attended. Anta's Fitness and Self Defense is an affiliate World Serrada Escrima authorized training center. Master Anta is Apprentice Instructor in the WSEF.
Master Perkins worked with the kids in self defense as Guro Mike drilled the adults in knife vs knife techniques. There after both groups united and Master Perkins demonstrated numerous self defense techniques. Master Anta is on the WMAU Board of Directors and was inducted in 2006 to the WMAU Hall of Fame along side of Serrada Escrima originator Angel Cabales.
Anta has now added the Serrada Escrima curriculum to his Kung Fu classes. Students are now eligible for rank not just in the Chinese art of Kung Fu but also in the Filipino art of Serrada Escrima. Anta's Fitness and Self Defense would like to thank and congratulate Master Perkins and Guro Mike for an awesome seminar.