May 5th marks the anniversary of the birth of Leopoldo T. Gaje, Jr. – the leader and grandmaster of the Pekiti-Tirsia System of Kali that was founded in 1897.
GT Gaje has spent decades sharing with all a precious part of Filipino culture.We deeply appreciate the time and energy GT Gaje has put into developing, teaching, and promoting one of the most traditional and advanced of modern arts of warfare and close combat.
For some background, here is a link to a Youtube video of Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje Jr. on the History of Pekiti-Tirsia Kali. For some information on Pekiti-Tirsia Kali in Canada, see http://pekititirsiacanada.org/.
You can find more information on Grand Tuhon Gaje himself on his bio page.
Happy Birthday Grand Tuhon!