Balintawak Seattle

Balintawak Seattle - Filipino Martial Arts Organization.

This Filipino Martial Arts Group specializes in Balintawak style eskrima as it's base art. It follows the Cuentada System and is an affiliate of the International Balintawak Organization, headed by Grandmaster Bobby Taboada. The main training group meets at the Filipino Community Center in Seattle. Additional training groups are located in Bellevue (Factoria) and Covington. We also have affiliates, Puget Sound Eskima in Lake City and FMS Alliance, in Spokane, WA.

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Thanks to everyone who participated in our spring mini-camp, what a great turnout. Outstanding performances from those who tested - congratulations: Josh Rogers, Ari Rodriguez, Daylan Foltz, Kevin Westman Jr., Chester Hu, Matt Pena, and Marc Elevado. Special thanks to Josh Faram, Raul Tabile, and Belton Lubas for assisting on the testing panel, well done gentlemen. Special note to GM Bobby Taboada, thank you for your support - you are our inspiration. We are looking forward to see you when you return to Seattle in August!

Thank you to our demo team that performed at the Tacoma Asia Pacific Cultural Center New Year Event: Raul Tabile, Lance Lu, Belton Lubas, Arielle Fontelara, Itsa Shash, Ken Pontelandolfo, Matt Pena, Ariel Rodriguez, Marc Elevado - way to represent! What an honor to share Taboada Balintawak at this special event. GM Bobby Taboada - we were thinking of you, thank you for sharing your art and all of your support.

Taboada Balintawak West Coast Training Camp 2017! Just confirmed, GM Bobby will be in Seattle August 18-20, save the date - more details to follow.

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Balintawak Cuentada System DVD's available now:

Learn the real-life Filipino Martial Art system used by The Executioner called Balintawak Arnis Cuentada, developed by Grandmaster Bobby Taboada. Watch GM Bo...


Our deepest condolences to GM Jorge Penafiel's family, friends, and students. We have loss another great one. God bless you GM.

[10/09/16]   It was a privilege and honor to demo at the Tacoma Museum of Glass in celebration of National Filipino American History Month. Thank you to our gracious hosts Filipino Community Alliance for the invitation and props to our demo team: Raul Tabile, Arielle Herradura-Fontelera, Lorenzo Carlos, Itsa Shash. Haze Tahbeeleh thanks for taking pics!

[08/30/16]   Balintawak Cuentada West Coast Camp - Seattle 2016, is now in the books. Thank you to all who participated and congratulations to everyone who tested and passed their respective levels, all your effort and dedication paid off - outstanding performances. Special thank you to Guro Andy Wilson of MKG Seattle for (again) allowing us to use your premier facility. Thank you to our testing panel, special guests Datu Kelly Worden and Guro Jhun Occidental and our Taboada Balintawak FQI's: Patrick Schmitt, John Soriano, Brian Corey, Jeff Soriano, and Abdul Azeem McDaniel. And of course last but not least thank you so much to the Doctor of Stickology, Grandmaster Bobby Taboada. Thank you for sharing your art, your inspiration, and continued guidance and support!




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