Guarra Style Modern Arnis & Self Defense Associationn (GSMASDA)

The Guarra Style Modern Arnis and Self Defense Association (GSMASDA) is an arnis organization headed by retired P/Sgt. Grandmaster Estanislao “Eslao” T. Guarra based in Bago City. It is a member of the Negros Occidental Baston Federation (NOBF) of Col. Atty. Grandmaster Marcelo C. Jalandoon, Ph.D., and a founding memebr of the Intercontinental Federation of Filipino Martial Arts Schools (IFFMAS).

Saturday, September 09, 2006

THE OFFICERS

Elected last August 15, 2005 in Brgy. Lag-asan, Bago City


President: Grandmaster Estanislao “Eslao” T. Guarra

Vice President: Grandmaster Isaac “Saac” T. Guarra

Secretary: Francis Stephen A. Diaz

Treasurer: Mary Grace Guarra

Auditor: Epifanio S. Gamo Jr.

PIO: Leonilo P. Tayopon

Business Manager: Edgar P. Dormido

Historian: James U. Sy Jr.

Advisers:
Judge Grandmaster Demosthenes Magallanes
Judge Erwin Javellana

Legal Counsels:
Atty. Grandmaster Marcelo C. Jalandoon
Fiscal Grandmaster Hitler Lagradilla

PUBLIC APPEARANCES

1st Talisay City Baston Tournament
Negros Occidental Baston Federation (NOBF), Inc.
January 29, 2005
Brgy. 2 Multi-Purpose Gym, Talisay City
Silver, Exhibition Division

1st KaliSilat Arnis Tournament “Battle of Champions”
KaliSilat Arnis Association (KSAA)
June 18, 2005
Pta. Taytay Gym, Brgy. Pta. Taytay, Bacolod City

5th USLS Martial Arts Expo
Conceptual Martial Arts Society (CMAS), Inc.
September 8, 2005
University of St. La Salle, La Salle Avenue, Bacolod City
Tie-Winner, Self Defense Division

Invitational Arnis Eskrima Tournament
Bacodlod Negros Arnis Federation International (BNAFI), Inc.
October 16, 2005
Bacodlod Arts and Youth (BAY) Center, San Juan St., Bacoldod City
Champion, Exhibition Division

2006 Arnis Day Grandmasters, Masters, and Serniors National Invitational Arnis Championships
Bacolod Negros Arnis Federation International (BNAFI), Inc.
March 19, 2006
Bacoldod Public Plaza, Bacolod City
3rd Place, Exhibition Ddivision

PHOTO GALLERY


Grandmaster Estanislao and Isaac Guarra (seated in chairs) together with members of the Guarra Style Modern Arnis and Self Defense Association and Arjuka-Malingin (October 16, 2004).


Grandmaster Estanislao “Eslao” T. Guarra (4th from left) with his arnis students at Crossing Bago.


Grandmasters all (from left): GM Benefredo "Bebing" M. Lobrido of the Original Filipino Tapado Long Stick Fighting Association (OFTLSFA), Ret. P/Sgt. GM Estanislao "Eslao" T. Guarra of the Guarra Style Modern Arnis and Self Defense Association (GSMASDA), Grandmaster Jose "Joe" Mancesa of the Negros United Fighting Arts Academy (NUFAA), and Col. Dr. Atty. Grandmaster Marcelo C. Jalandoon of the Negros Occidental Baston Federation (NOBF).

Grandmaster Estanislao “Eslao” T. Guarra demonstrating a modernist disarming technique in Bago City.


Guarra Style Modern Arnis Founder Ret. P/Sgt. Grandmaster Estaneslao "Eslao" T. Guarra of Bago City uses a return-to-sender technique on his student Francis Stephen A. Diaz.