Amante P Marinas

Amante Marinas Sr. was introduced to the art of pananandata when he was 8 years old. A native of Pambuan, a small village in the province of Nueva Ecija in Central Luzon in the Philippines, Marinas studied with his granduncle Ingkong Leon Marcelo. In addition to studies in the Filipino martial arts, he now holds black belts in aikido and shorin-ryu.