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Grandmaster Max Sarmiento

Grandmaster Max Sarmiento is an important part of Inayan System III Eskrimas historySarmiento Kadena De Mano

Grandmaster Max Sarmiento
April 26, 1929 – Sept. 29, 1982

Grandmaster Max Sarmiento was largely responsible for the emergence of the Filipino Martial Arts in the United State as a public way of life for many Americans.
GM Sarmiento was one of the first Eskrima masters to teach their art to the U.S. public. His art was well known for its effectiveness with empty-hands, Dagger, and weapon counter measures.

Along with GM Angel Cabales, GM Sarmiento’s family style of Kadena de Mano was a major influence in the development of the Inayan System of Eskrima as taught by Mangisursuro Michael G. Inay. Along with Mangisursuro Inay, GM Sarmiento was a founding member of WES (The West Coast Eskrima Society), an association of Eskrima masters in California founded in 1979.

Grandmaster Angel Cabales

Grandmaster Angel Cabales, an important part of Inayan System III Eskrimas historyCabales Serrada Eskrima
Grandmaster Angel Cabales
October 4, 1917 – March 3, 1991

GM Cabales moved to the United States in 1939 where he introduced his unique brand of martial arts, and became known as the “Father of Escrima in America”.
GM Angel Cabales was a student of GM Felisimo Dizon. The art of Cabales Serrada Escrima was first officially introduced to the United States public in 1966 in Stockton, California. In the following years his unique martial art system spread throughout the world.





VIDEO: IS3 Demo from the Martial Arts Festival in Bercy

IS3 doing a demo at the biggest martial arts festival in Europe

Inayan System III Eskrima will be part of the biggest Martial Arts demonstration/festival in Europe. Although we are doing a short demo, it is a big step in spreading the Inayan System of Eskrima.

We are happy to be a part of this festival and to be recognized as a system worthy of participation.


Thank you Karate Bushido Magazine for your interest.