Chain Of Command

Chain Of Command

 

 

 

Chief Grand Master Leslie Largo leads the General Ablen’s School of Derobio Escrima. Leslie Largo was the “First Instructor” when the Pedoy School of Escrima when it opened in 1961, and is one of the best-known Grand Masters in Hawaii. Grand Master Leslie is a Vietnam veteran, who has been awarded the silver and bronze stars for his military service in combat. Besides teaching Derobio, Grand Master Leslie teaches the school’s students the different Escrima styles of the members of the Moncado Federation. Grand Master Leslie is also a black belt in Kempo.

 

Grand Master Carlton Kramer started his training of Derobio Escrima in 1971. Grand Master Carlton trained under the Great Grand Master Braulio Pedoy and The Batikan Eddie Pedoy for over 30 years and is second in command at the General Ablen’s School for Derobio Escrima. Grand Master Carlton traveled extensively with the Great Grand Master Braulio Pedoy throughout the Hawaiian Island, the mainland and to the Philippines. Grand Master Carlton as the honor of being the first non- Filipino Master of Derobio.

 

Senior Master Knut Peacock has been training in Derobio since 1972. Knut studied directly under the Great Grand Master Braulio Pedoy and The Bakitan Eddie Pedoy. Master Knut is proficient in bolo fighting and has demonstrated throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Master Knut has the other Derobio Masters and Chief Instructors reporting to him and is third in command of the General Ablen’s School of Derobio Escrima.

 

 

 

Master Nai Hasegawa runs our Derobio school on Maui. Nai has an extensive background in martial arts that include: Kali and JKD Concepts. He is Professor 8th degree black belt Shangkou Fighting System and founder and Chief of Fire Horse Martial Arts.  Nai has two daughters, Instructor Tiara & Instructor Latasha, they both red shirt full instructors and are very proficient in one & two bolo movements of Derobio. Nai’s son, Na’i is a Maestro blue shirt level instructor and has won many Escrima tournaments for the school. Master Nai is fourth in command of the General Ablen’s School of Derobio Escrima.

 

 

Instructor Miroslav (Mark) Liebich is a full red shirt instructor at the Maui Branch of the General Ablen’s School of Derobio Escrima. Mark has been training for over seven years at the Maui Branch of the General Ablen’s School for Derobio Escrima and is a direct report to Master Nai Hasegawa. Mark is proficient in one and two bolo movements and has excelled in all aspects of Derobio, including the 144 counters.

 

 

 

Instructor Latasha Hasegawa

Instructor Latasha Hasegawa is a full red shirt instructor at the Maui Branch of the General Ablen’s School of Derobio Escrima. Latasha has been in martial arts all her life and is proficient in one and two bolo movements and has excelled in all aspects of  Derobio.

 

Instructor Tiara Hasegawa

Instructor Tiara Hasegawa is a full red shirt instructor at the Maui Branch of the General Ablen’s School of Derobio Escrima. Tiara has been in martial arts all her life and is proficient in one and two bolo movements and has excelled in all aspects of Derobio.

 

Maestro Jerry Largo is the son of Master Leslie Largo and his uncle is Master Gary Largo. Jerry has been training in Derobio since 2008 and is proficient in 1 and two bolo fighting. Jerry is also excellent in counters and has learned up to the six series in locks and their getaways.

 

Maestro Paul Quick is a full blue shirt instructor at the Oahu Branch of the General Ablen’s School of Derobio Escrima. Paul is proficient in one and two bolo movements and has excelled in learning the Big Man fighting style of Derobio, along with Derobio’s 144 defensive locks and counters.

 

Maestro Royce Calatoc is a full blue shirt instructor at the Oahu Branch of the General Ablen’s School of Derobio Escrima. Maestro Royce is proficient in one & two bolo Derobio movements and our styles 144 defense locks and counters.

 

Maestro Dexter is a full blue shirt instructor at the Oahu Branch of the General Ablen’s School of Derobio Escrima. Maestro Dexter is proficient in one & two bolo Derobio movements and our styles 144 defense locks and counters.

Quick Contact

Oahu School
Nuuanu 808-781-3302

Maui School
www.mauiderobioescrima.com

Virginia School
757-450-2312