IJF Founder and President, Grandmaster Prof. Jonathan Makiling Abaya formally announces the organizing of a Jendo organization in the State of Pennsylvania of the United States. The Pennsylvania Jendo Association was organized yesterday, August 24, 2010 by 10th Degree Blackbelt Soke Grandmaster Joseph Mathew Victory, Jr. of the Victory Martial Arts International Council.
The first elected officials of the association are:
International Jendo Federation
Jendo Federation Philippines
Asian Jendo Federation
European Jendo Federation
The 1st Jendo Regional Invitational Martial Arts Tournament dubbed as "MAYOR BEN ABALOS CUP", organized by the Jendo Athletic Association, spearheaded by the founder himself Grandmaster Jonathan Makiling Abaya. The tournament was supported by then Hon. Mayor Benjamin S. Abalos, Sr.
Welcome Address by the City Mayor of Mandaluyong Hon Benjamin S. Abalos, Sr.
Inspirational Message from the Philippine Olympic Committee President - Gen. Rene Cruz
The formal launching of the fighting sport of Jendo was organized in 1994. The event, dubbed as "Mayor BEN ABALOS" was sponsored by the Mayor himself Honorable Benjamin S. Abalos, Sr., the former Metro-Manila Development Authority and the Philippine Commission on Election Chairman. In the photo shows Mayor Abalos wearing red polo shirt, greets former Philippine Karate Do Federation President Manuel Pocholo Veguillas on left. Standing on the right are Philippine Olympic CommitteePresident - Retired Major General Rene R. Cruz and Mrs. Corazon Abalos.
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GM Jonathan Makiling
GM Jonathan Makiling is the founder and originator of Jendo Filipino Martial Arts.