Director for Philippines – Pekiti Tirsia Tactical Association
Holds the rank of Mandala under Tuhon Jared Wihongi in the Pekiti Tirsia Tactical Association
12+ years practicing Kali
Founded Pekiti Tirsia Kali Hangkilan in May 2011
Started training in Pekiti Tirsia Kali Manila under Tuhon Kit Acenas
Intensively trained under Tuhon Nonoy Garrucho of PTK Sundangan from Bacolod
Patch is also a student of both Grand Tuhon Leo Gaje and Tuhon Rommel Tortal in the Philippines
In all his Kali journey, he was also fortunate to have trained with different PTK pillars and other FMA instructors from the likes of:
Doug Marcaida of Marcaida Kali
Tuhon Philip Gelinas of GAMMA/Team Sled Dog
Tuhon Jared Wihongi of the PTTA
and other Kali instructors both from the Philippines and abroad.
Instructor of the stick fighting program of joint Hangkilan and Kali Mundo, together with stick fighting director, Tuhon Kit Acenas, which has been ongoing since it started in 2009. Program was developed with the help of select Dog Brothers from Team Sled Dog (Tuhon Philip Gelinas), Patch was a product of the 2nd stick fighting hybrid program in 2010 that was held together with the Philippine Force Recon Marines
Background in Executive Protection, working with different personalities and companies providing different security services and training.
Also has background in Disaster Preparedness, Management and Response, Bleeding Control, Tactical Medicine (TEMS/AustereMedecine) and Forensic Science to name a few.