Giron® Arnis Escrima Bahala Na® Martial Arts Association


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Welcome Welcome to the official website of Bahala Na® Martial Arts/Giron® Arnis Escrima. For information about martial arts instruction, click the Affilates tab at the top for a list of schools around the world teaching Giron® Arnis Escrmia under the guidance of Masters Kirk McCune, Joel Juanitas, and Master Frank Buechner. Giron® Arnis Escrima / Bahala Na® Martial Arts is a Filipino/American martial art of self defense created by Grand Master Emeritus Leo M Giron, an original “bladed warrior” and a true WWII Hero. The Giron® System is a proven fighting system based on edged weapon combatives. The Giron® System is composed of 20 styles including sword, stick, knife and empty hand techniques applicable to many aspects of survival for modern life. Our wish is to guide students through the essential elements of this effective and combat proven system and to offer insight into the rich Filipino/ American culture and history that was given to us by GME Giron then passed to Grand Master Tony Somera, and now by our three Masters Kirk McCune, Joel Juanitas, adn Frank Buechner. Authorized training in Giron® Arnis Escrima / Bahala Na® Martial Arts will be helpful to anyone interested in preserving their precious life, and the lives of others. It is a rewarding martial art providing the benefit of physical and mental conditioning, self defense strategies and insight into modern warrior culture. As GME Leo was fond of saying, “May you find the three principal tenets of life applicable in the martial art venture. These tenets are WISDOM, STRENGTH and BEAUTY”