At 10 years old when I started training with my uncle learning boxing and Ju-jitsu.
I have trained in various styles of Martial Arts for more than 50 years and was first exposed to Filipino Martial Art in 1978 when attending Dan Inosanto's Filipino Kali Academy. Over the years, I practiced other styles of FMA, such as: Serrada, Lameco, Modern Arnis, and Doce Pares in 1994. I founded the Visayan Legacy Eskrima System and Visayan Legacy Association in 2007.
Founding member of GSBA International in 2012, served as the GSBA USA Country Director for two consecutive terms and served as GSBA International Secretary from 2015-2016. I am a one of the consultants for GSBA International.