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Master Paul Fitzgerald
Master Paul Fitzgerald

MASTER PAUL FITZGERALD

4th Grade Black Belt

Chief Instructor

Master Paul Fitzgerald has received all of his training for over 10 years at the Filipino Martial Arts Academy and West Coast Headquarters. Training with all the top masters at the FMAA West Coast Headquarters has highly benefited him as he learned all the component styles which comprise the entire Doce Pares System. His exceptional talent was clearly acknowledged while training at FMAA regularly. He became the chief instructor of the FMAA West Coast Headquarters, and was authorized to teach all aspects of the Doce Pares System curriculum, Espada y Daga, Largo Mano, Media Largo, the three styles of "corto" (close range) Baraw, Mano-Mano as well as the twelve (12) forms (sayaw) and the sophisticated technique of Tapi-Tapi (sticky hand), here at FMAA the students learn not only to execute and perform but also to understand the various theories, principles and philosophies on which the techniques were derived or anchored upon. It has become one policy to teach the students to both learn the techniques and understand well the concept so that by themselves they can create and develop their own.

 

Master Paul Fitzgerald accomplishments:

  • 2007 2nd River City Rumble Champion in sparring tournament

•   2008 –  Doce Pares World champion holder in sparring tournament.

•   2008 – 2016 - He became a WEKAF Regional champion holder in sparring tournament.

  • 2009 Golden Gate International Stickfighting champion
  • 2010 Wekaf Nationals 2nd place Forms competition 

•   2014 WEKAF Nationals champion holder in sparring tournament. 

•   2017 – He became the Chief Instructor of FMAA West Coast Headquarters.

 

Master Paul Fitzgerald is the chief instructor of the Filipino Martial Arts Academy (FMAA) located in Sacramento, California. If you would like more information on Eskrima classes, please contact Master Paul Fitzgerald, or feel free to stop by one of our schools at any time. Also available for private/group lessons.

Master Madilynn "Len" Fitzgerald
Master Madilynn "Len" Fitzgerald

MASTER MADILYNN "LEN" FITZGERALD

4th Grade Black Belt

Assistant Instructor 

 Master Madilynn “Len” Fitzgerald has received all her training for over 10 years at the Filipino Martial Arts Academy and West Coast Headquarters. Training with all the top Grand master and master’s instructor at the FMAA West Cost Headquarters has highly benefited her as she learned all the component styles which comprise the entire Doce Pares System. Her exceptional talent was clearly acknowledged when she was training on FMAA regularly and become a assistant instructors of the FMAA West Cost Headquarters, and thus was authorized to teach all aspect curriculum of Doce Pares System, Espada y Daga, Largo Mano, Media Largo, the three styles of "corto" (close range) Baraw, Mano-Mano as well as the twelve (12) forms (sayaw) and the sophisticated technique of Tapi-Tapi (sticky hand), here at the FMAA the students learn not only to execute and perform but also to understand the various theories, principles and philosophies on which the techniques were derived or anchored upon. It has become one policy to teach the students to both learn the techniques and understand well the concept so that by themselves they can create and develop their own.

 

Master Madilynn “Len” Fitzgerald accomplishments:

 •   2007 - 2018 – She became an undefeated WEKAF Regional champion holder in  USA sparring tournament.

 •  2007 – 2018 - She became an undefeated WEKAF National champion in USA sparring tournament.

•   2008 – She became a Doce Pares World champion holder in Cebu tournament.

 •  2007 – 2010 - She held the Championship title in forms (Sayaw) WEKAF Nationals USA.

 •  2018 - She won single stick WEKAF World tournament in Hawaii.

 •  2018 - She placed 2nd in double stick WEKAF World tournament in Hawaii.

 

 Master Madilynn “Len” Fitzgerald  is the assistant instructor of the Filipino Martial Arts Academy (FMAA) located in Sacramento, California. If you would like more information on Eskrima classes, please contact Master Madilynn “Len” Fitzgerald, or feel free to stop by one of our schools at any time. Also available for private/group lessons.

 

Guro Daniel "Danny" Fast
Guro Daniel "Danny" Fast

GURO DANNY FAST

2ND GRADE BLACK BELT

Guro Danny Fast has received all his training for 10 years at the Filipino Martial Arts Academy and West Coast Headquarters.  Obtaining his 2nd Degree Black Belt under the guidance and training of Grandmaster Nilo Baron. Guro Danny has opened schools in Rocklin, CA and Elk Grove, CA.  He has won National and World tournaments in California, New Jersey, Hawaii and in the Philippines. 


Guro Nietzschean Baron
Guro Nietzschean Baron

GURO NIETZSCHEAN BARON

2nd Grade Black Belt