In 2005, Mr. Sipin became the first person born in the U.S. to earn the rank of 9th degree black belt and be named a Grandmaster of the Filipino Martial Art of Doce Pares Eskrima. Volume 1: Corto Abesedarios and Basic Forms - Grandmaster Thomas Sipin, his son Master Kelii Sipin and Guro Jenny Noval will show you Doce Pares forms 1 through 4, with a sword and dagger variation. Also covered are drills to improve your close range attacking, checking, and countering including Doce Pares’ Corto Kurbada.
Volume 2: Larga Mano Abesedarios and Intermediate Forms - Grandmaster Sipin, Master Kelii and Guro Jenny introduce Doce Pares forms 5 through 8, and address long range attacking, countering and movement drills.
Volume 3: Intermediate Weapon Disarming and Locking - Grandmaster Sipin, Master Kelii and Guro Jenny teach trapping, locking and disarming drills against both stick and knife attacks.
Volume 4: Training for Competition Stick Fighting - Grandmaster Sipin, Master Kelii and Guro Jenny demonstrate how to improve your training for competition stick fighting with striking combinations to develop continuous hitting, along with footwork and movement drills.