As a direct result of superior skill and devotion to the principles, philosophy, and purpose of Bahala Na Martial Arts, combined with leadership and his master level instructorship, Master Tony Somera was promoted to the rank and responsibility of Grand Master by the late Grand Master and founder of Bahala Na Martial Arts Leo M. Giron. Grand Master Somera is the leading authority and promotes the art of Giron Arnis Escrima, along with its rich Filipino history and culture. Tony Somera is the only person ever to be promoted to the rank of Master and then Grand Master by the late Grand Master Emeritus Leo M. Giron.
great series of dvds, this dvd focuses on the basics of largo mano or long hand striking and gives a good insight into the elastiko footwork and stepping methods which distiguish this method from other arnis/eskrima methods ie. estilo abaniko, estilo corto etc.GM Tony Somera explains and demonstrates the material with ease and with enough depth to give an eskrimador an insight into the Bahala Na Giron Method of Eskrima/Arnis.