Hey Everyone! Sorry that the website has not been updated recently. Classes are still going and we now train on Mondays from 8:30-9:30pm, and Sat/Sun from 1:00 – 2:00 pm.
Starting November 1, 2010, we will be adding 2 more days to the training schedule. In addition to Saturday and Sunday classes from 3:00-4:00pm, Guro Bruce will hold class on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 8:30-9:30pm.
Master Topher Ricketts and Guro Bruce Ricketts demonstrate Dos Manos Solo Baston. This was part of the Ilustrisimo exhibition at the 26th Annual Philippine Cultural Arts Festival in Balboa Park this past August.
It is with sadness and joy that we announce the passing and rebirth to
eternal life of Grandmaster Christopher N. Ricketts on October 5, 2010 at
A loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and uncle, he is
Master Topher, known world wide as a consummate martial artist of Filipino
A senior disciple of the revered Grandmaster Antonio “Tatang” Ilustrisimo
A public viewing, requiem mass and farewell offering (Halad) will be held on
All members of the warrior class are encouraged to come in uniform to pay
Sumasaiyo at Maraming Salamat (With Sincere Thanks),
The Ricketts Family
Correspondence addressed to the Ricketts Family may be sent to 2184 Gill Village Way #501, San Diego, California, 92108.
Thanks again to everyone that made it to the benefit seminar to raise funds for Master Topher Ricketts today. Also, thanks to those that could not make it today, and those that have donated to help him in his battle with cancer. We are very appreciative of all the love and support from everyone. We will be posting pictures and some video clips from today’s seminar very soon.
Also stay posted for the release of a Special 15-page Limited Preview Edition of the new Kali Ilustrisimo book!