|3 DVD set featuring Grandmaster Roberto Labaniego (Mang Bert). Filmed on location in the Philippines, with a special guest appearance by Master Romy Valleno, who shares his expertise with the double sticks. Mang Bert's student Arthur de Luzuriaga helps with explanation of the art. If you have never seen a Grand Master swing a live sword all-out, watch these DVDs and get ready to be inspired! Rather than just showing a few techniques, Mang Bert goes through every area of his system as he demonstrates the techniques, tactics, and training methods that have been so useful to him. He shares his combat stories and demonstrates the amazing techniques that he used to save his life. He shows his art with the sword, stick and dagger, single stick, dagger, and empty hand. Whether a beginning student or advanced practitioner, this series will give you amazing insight into the depth and effectiveness of the Filipino Martial Arts. Grandmaster Roberto Labaniego is the head of a unique and amazing system called Arnis Labaniego. Born on the Philippine island of Panay, Grandmaster Labaniego first studied the art from his father, then later from various instructors. Mang Bert has had to use his highly developed skills in many real-life encounters with the bolo (long working sword), knife, ice pick, and empty hands.At the tender age of 66, Mang Bert wields the stick and blade with incredible speed and power.