Datu Hartman teaching in Barbados

Datu on Legends of FMA Tour

Datu making new friends in the Philippines

Datu Hartman with GM Tony Diego

Datu with movie star James Lew

Datu Tim HartmanPresident and Technical Director of World Modern Arnis Alliance, is one of the most sought after instructors of Filipino Martial Arts in the world. Hartman has conducted seminars in Canada, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Barbados, Venezuela, Chile, Italy, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, as well as the United States. Hartman is one of six people in the world to hold the title of “Datu” or chieftain in Modern Arnis. His 6th degree Black belt was personally awarded to him by Grand Master Remy Amador Presas. Hartman’s current rank is Grand Master, awarded by Remy’s brother, Ernesto.

GM Abrescy passes on a Presas heirloom

I got a double treat today at "the Gathering". I got to meet another long time friend of my teacher the late Remy A. Presas. We talked and share some stories about the old man. Just before starting the session I was teaching, Hanshi Juchnik called everyone to...

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Kenpo Joe interviews The Datu

This was when I was interviewed during the Triad of Martial Arts weekend. Hopefully its not too controversial.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1rfHnWEuzc&feature=share

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27th Black Belt Anniversary

27th Black Belt Anniversary

I’ve been practicing Filipino martial arts for over 30 years. When I walked in to my first Arnis lesson I had no clue what journey I began. Last weekend I taught at the Balintawak Legacy Gathering and this weekend I’ve visited White Tiger Taekwondo in North Carolina,...

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