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11.14.2006

Erwin Ballarta




Lt. Erwin Ballarta


  • 1st Filipino-American full contact Arnis champion at the Palarong Pilipino Pekiti-Tirsia tournament in New York, New York (1977)
  • Founder of the Texas Kali Association, originally known as the Arnis Texas Association (1993)
  • 1st Filipino-American Chief Instructor in the Texas Kali Association


QUOTE
“I learned karate, judo and the Philippine martial arts in the Philippines.”


ALIAS
"Guro Erwin"



USEFUL LINKS

Pekiti-Tirsia International Law Enforcement Director
Texas Department of Public Safety Training Staff
About the Texas Kali Association
Wikipedia Article on Erwin Ballarta
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