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12.19.2005

Remy A. Presas




Remy Presas
AKA Remy Amador Presas


  • "Father of Modern Arnis"
  • Founder of International Modern Arnis Federation (IMAF)

QUOTE
"Arnis makes many martial artists discover new things about their own style. They recognize the beauty of arnis because it blends naturally the best movements from many arts. Most of my students continue to study their own styles - they just use arnis to supplement their understanding."


ALIAS
"Grandmaster Presas"


DATE OF BIRTH
December 19, 1936

BIRTHPLACE
Hinigaran, Negros Occidental, Philippines


FATHER: Jose Presas
MOTHER: Lucia Amador


2nd WIFE: Yvette
Remy and Yvette had two children.

1st WIFE: Rosemary Pascual
Remy and Rosemary had three children.


YEAR OF DEATH
August 28, 2001


USEFUL LINKS

International Modern Arnis Federation
IMAF Tribute to Professor Remy Amador Presas
Wikipedia Article on Remy Presas
Who is Remy Presas?

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