Led by chief instructor, Mandala Patch Caballero. The group was established in May 2011 with the blessing and guidance of Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje jr., supreme grandmaster of the Pekiti Tirsia Kali System and Tuhon Rommel Tortal, founder and chairman of Pekiti Tirsia Kali Asia Pacific Confederation. Dedicated in propagating the Filipino fighting system here in the Philippines to fellow Filipinos and to other nations abroad.
Pekiti Tirsia Kali is a Filipino close quarter fighting system that focuses on edged weapons.
Founded in 1897 and is the system of the Tortal family. The sole heir and guardian of this system is Leo Tortal Gaje, Jr. who is referred to as the Grand Tuhon. Pekiti-Tirsia is strictly a combat-oriented system, as opposed to sport-focused, style. It is a fighting system that focuses on the knife and machete/sword for killing and has been adopted by elite Philippine military and law enforcement units.
The system uses a range of weapons/tools like: