Around 700 stick fighters from across the world are set to vie for supremacy in the 14th World Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation (WEKAF) World Championships which will fire off on July 20-24 at JCentre Mall in Mandaue City. A few names on the long list include the multi-titled squad of the United States of America (USA) who have been a dominant force in the sport winning the last four tournaments. Joining them are Turkey, Luxembourg, Chile and Vietnam.
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Before the heated action takes place, Grandmasters of the 14th WEKAF World Championships will put together a Press Conference to be held at JCentre Mall, Convention Center in Mandaue City on June 15, 2016.
The Grandmasters together with Master Gerald Cañete, Master Michael Cañete will be spearheaded by renowned SGM Diony Cañete in partnership with JMall and ABS-CBN present the venue and updates regarding this biennial event.
For her promotion to 6th Grade Blackbelt of Doce Pares Multi Style System.
Master Yvonne a 5-time world champion, a permanent resident in Australia and likewise, International Director of WEKAF Australia,
will be awarded this coming Sunday January 24, 2016. She is going to head the Australian Team for the 14th World WEKAF Championship in Cebu this coming July 20 - 23 same year.
Special guest of the awarding are Senator Lito Lapid & Former Governor Mark Lapid of Pampanga
On October 16th, DOCE PARES will post the updated roster of blackbelts worldwide as well as the lists of its affiliated clubs/schools. Hence, we request those who have any concerns to communicate with the World Headquarters, particularly, if there are changes in addresses on names of the clubs/schools.
(Sgd) SGM Diony ODL
SGM Diony Cañete ODL will be releasing a new book, his second book, about Espada y Daga's untold History and the First 48 Techniques. The book is expected to come out of the printing press before the year ends.