Lightning Arnis Singapore Cup 2011
The Lightning Arnis Singapore Cup 2011 proved to be a fitting year-end capstone for the history of Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) in Singapore. On the 12th of Nov. 2011, fighters from Combined Martial Arts Academy (CMAA), Jakarta led by their charismatic Chief Instructor Master Glen Gardiner visited Singapore to spend a day of highly-competitive stick-fighting tournament with Kilat Senjata (Lightning Arnis Singapore). No less than the Chairman of the Tanglin Community Club, Mr. Chua Lai Teck, BBM graced the occasion. The VIP guest for the tournament was His Excellency Nathaniel Imperial, Consul-General of the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines, Singapore.
Skills Exchange Workshop: Introduction and Appreciation of the Different Fighting Styles
A day after the highly-competitive LAS Cup, on the 13th of Nov., Kilat Senjata and CMAA engaged in a Skills Exchange Workshop with the objective of providing to the various clubs an introduction and appreciation of their different fighting styles. CMAA Master Glen Gardiner conducted a three-hour session with the Kilat Senjata Singapore group sharing his vast experience and expertise in unarmed combat. Kilat Senjata (LAS) Chief Instructor Vicente “Enteng” Reyes spent three hours with the CMAA Jakarta group sharing with them the fundamental principles of Lightning Scientific Arnis International (LSAI) as well as introducing the CMAA fighters to the distinctive yet practical weapons combat applications of LSAI.