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Workshop: Shorin Ryu Karate with Sensei William Christopher Ford

For the first time ever, Pacific Media Expo will be presenting a Shorin Ryu Karate workshop with Sensei William Christopher Ford. 

Sensei Ford has been a student and practioner of the martial arts since 1974. He is a 5th degree black belt in Okinawan Shorin Ryu Karate and the Chief Instructor at Kaizen Dojo Martial Arts & Self-Defense in Torrance, CA. Additionally, William is an actor and film-maker. In 1989, he was cast as Cobra Kai Bad Boy “Dennis’ in Karate Kid 3 and currently produces and directs film and video projects, the most recently “52 Masters” , “The Last Dojo”, and the forthcoming dramatic/action web series “Xander’.

  • Date
  • Saturday, Nov 9
  • Time
  • 3PM – 5PM
  • Location
  • LP2

Workshop: Yaw Yan, Sayaw ng Kamatayan (Dance of Death) with Master Jordan Labuyo

Fresh off his kickboxing victory at the International Muay Thai tournament in Tacoma Washington, Master Jordan Labuyo will be giving a hands on demonstration and workshop on Sayaw ng Kamatayan (translated to Dance of Death).

Yaw Yan, as it is more popularly called, is the Philippines own kickboxing system developed in the early 70’s by Grandmaster Nap Fernandez. Not for the weak of heart, the brutal kicks, knees, and elbows, of this art rivals that of Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do, and other similar martial arts.

Don’t miss out on witnessing and participating in this rare martial arts form that has gained popularity in California

  • Date
  • Saturday, Nov 9
  • Time
  • 1PM – 3PM
  • Location
  • LP2

Workshop: Jeet Kune Do with Sifu Mike Rivas

Pacific Media Expo is pleased to present a martial arts workshop in Jeet Kune Do with Sifu Mike Rivas.

Jeet Kune Do (JKD) is the creation of legendary martial artist and action star Bruce Lee. Rivas is a Professor of Martial arts based at Mt. San Antonio College and long time student to one of Bruce Lee’s leading disciples, Ted Wong.

Workshop will cover basics in JKD and give attendees a taste of what this martial art has to offer. Workshop runs from 11am-1pm, so don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to try out the martial arts system of a legend.

  • Date
  • Saturday, Nov 9
  • Time
  • 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Location
  • LP2
Martial Arts at PMX

Lightspeed Saber League

The Lightspeed Saber League is the world’s fastest light-based fencing. Unchoreographed and unchained from traditional swordplay, Lightspeed-saber fencing® is athletic, competitive, and authentic to its sci-fi inspirations. Come watch and try out your new favorite past time. Demonstration and instruction will happen so make sure you wear comfortable attire. Limited amounts of equipment will be available for use.

Workshop Info:

Date: Saturday, 10/27
Time: 7pm-9pm
Location: Courtyard
Hung Kuen Kung Fu Workshop with Sifu Patrick “Bai Long” Pace

Hung Kuen Kung Fu Workshop with Sifu Patrick “Bai Long” Pace

“Bai Long” began his martial arts training at age 6 in the United Kingdom. By 16, he was one of the youngest black belts in Full Contact Karate/Kick Boxing and one of the youngest champions in the UK.
In his 40 years of training in martial arts, Patrick holds black belts in the following systems:

➢ Full Contact Karate/Kick Boxing
➢ Japanese Karate (Wado Ryu)
➢ American Kenpo Karate (UK Representative for United Kenpo Systems)
➢ Kage Ryu Kenpo (Shihan)
➢ Hoshin Roshi Ryu Jutaijutsu (Shihan, 6th Dan Black belt)
➢ Muay Thai (Kru)
➢ Natural Spirit International (Full Instructor, Level One)
He is also a fully Certified Sifu (master) in the following systems:
➢ Fu Jow Pai (Tiger Claw Kung Fu)
➢ Wing Chun
➢ Sil Lum Weng Chun (Chu Family)
➢ Hung Kuen (US Representative for Lau Family)

Patrick is also a member of the Lau Family Stunt Team in Hong Kong.

Workshop Info:

Date: Saturday, 10/27
Time: 11am – 1pm
Location: Live Programming (LP2) Glendale Ballroom 4
Pamana Kali Workshop with Guro Alvin Catacutan

Pamana Kali Workshop with Guro Alvin Catacutan

Guro Alvin Catacutan currently holds Black Belt Rank in Kali and Silat at the Inosanto Academy of Martial Arts. He is an instructor certified to teach Kali, Jun Fan Gung Fu & Jeet Kune Do under Maha Guro Dan Inosanto.

Guro Alvin is on a mission to share the Filipino Martial Arts as a catalyst for those seeking personal transformation. The wisdom of Ancestral Warrior Arts is accessed through what he calls the Kali Matrix. It is a method of self discovery through movement and form. He seeks to teach others to find their place in the tribe and honor the Kulture that created this art.

Workshop Info:

Date: Saturday, 10/27
Time: 3pm-5pm
Location: Live Programming (LP2) Glendale Ballroom 4
Hap Ki Do Workshop with Master Joaquín Anzú

Hap Ki Do Workshop with Master Joaquín Anzú

Master Joaquín Anzú Álvarez, was born in Uruapan, Michoacán, México in 1972. He came to the United States in September of 1988 where within few months he enrolled in the art of Lima Lama and after kickboxing in the city of El Monte.

He started training Taekwondo in México at an early age. By God’s grace ha has been training for about 35 years in different Martial Arts such as Taekwondo, Hapkido, Kickboxing, Filipino Martial Arts, Krav Maga and Lima Lama.

At the moment Master Anzu holds a 6 degree black belt in Taekwondo, 6 degree in Hapkido, 2nd degree in Krav maga and 1st degree in Tang so do as well as certifications in different martial arts weapons.

Workshop Info:

Date: Saturday, 10/27
Time: 1pm-3pm
Location: Live Programming (LP2) Glendale Ballroom 4