Taboada Balintawak GM Bobby
Grand Master Bobby Taboada was brought up in Cebu City, Philippines, a flourishing hand to hand fighting society and the origin of Balintawak. In the wake of examining karate, boxing, and other battling expressions, GM Taboada was acquainted with the Balintawak school established by the Great Grand Master Venancio "Anciong" Bacon, headed at the time by Grand Masters Teofilo Velez and Jose Villasin. GM Taboada was prepared in the "old school" methods for stick battling, suffering physical maltreatment and consistent live stick preparing with the experts. The blend of amazingly thorough physical preparing, master guidance, and direction from experts Bacon, Velez and Villasin helped shape and produce a dynamic and profoundly talented hand to hand fighting expert and educator. In 1979, GM Taboada left the Philippines and carried his specialty to New Zealand and Australia before being influenced to acquaint Balintawak with a US crowd. In 1991, GM Taboada moved to the United States and settled in Charlotte, North Carolina.
GM Taboada, or "Bobby", as the vast majority of his companions and understudies know, still trains and hones his students talent at his home office for his Balintawak International association, in Charlotte, NC. Since his appearance in the U.S., he's been a self-preservation educator for the North Carolina Justice Academy and he has aided criminal counteractive action projects supported by the North Carolina Sheriff's Academy, and been included in many articles and magazines. GM Taboada has prepared combative specialists and experts all through the US and around the globe, in nations, for example, England, Australia, Germany, and Canada. He has delivered a committed group of Qualified Instructors, approved to show his Taboada Balintawak system all throughout the world. GM Bobby oversees all C.O.A and F.Q.I promotions personally.
In the year 2000, he was inducted into the World Head Council of Family Sokeship's International Hall of Fame and was granted the title of Millenium Grand Master. In 2002, that same association regarded him with the title of Distinguished Grand Master. He is regarded as one of the most stunning, thorough and impressive masters in the world, acclaimed in matches with the best hand to hand fighting experts of the world, accepting their most noteworthy commendation for his phenomenal dominance of his craft, Bobby, mild-mannered and ever unassuming, offers this bit of guidance to would-be masters: devoted preparing and steady exercises to give you quick reflexes, flawless coordination and top dexterity. Furthermore, that is the viable embodiment of the Balintawak Arnis Cuentada framework typified by Bobby Taboada: "the strategic mindfulness, persistent expectation and always being a good example.