History of Balintawak Eskrima, Villasin Balintawak and Balintawak Sugbu
Below is the timeline of the History of Balintawak, Villasin Balintawak and Balintawak Sugbu Arnis Eskrima Inc as told by GM Kaloy. Balintawak Arnis was founded by GM Anciong Bacon. One of his top students, GM Jose Villasin, was the father of GM John Villasin, GM Kaloys’ childhood friend and instructor. Balintawak Sugbu follows the original teaching method of Villasin Balintawak. Villasin Balintawak focuses on speed, power, accuracy and effectiveness of every move, it doesn’t focus on theatrics, instead it is for real work application.