Sensei E

“Sensei E”, founder of ShinKali Japan and Asia Director for the Pekiti Tirsia Tactical Association (PTTA), currently holds the rank of Mandala in PTTA and 7th Dan in ShinKali. Originally from NYC, he began his FMA journey learning Vee Arnis Jujitsu created by Prof. Florendo Visitacion. After Prof. Vee`s passing 1999, he wanted to continue his education in Filipino Martial Arts and began learning Pekiti Tirsia Kali. Recognized and credited internationally, he continues his learning from all his teachers from around the world and hosts them in Japan creating some of the best FMA Seminars the world has to offer.  He is committed to sharing FMA with all his students in Japan and around the world and is grateful for the opportunity to help them achieve their goals in FMA.

Sensei E`s philosophy is that all Martial Arts are great – Anything that can help you grow and become a better person today from yesterday….is a beautiful Art. His mission is simple “Share this art to those who love it as much as he does”.

As a member of the Cortés Defense System (CDS) Review & Advisory Board, He reviews, critiques, and advises on ways to improve the Kali curriculum he proudly supports at CDS taught by Sensei Cortés.

For a more detailed background and history of Sensei E and all his teachers, events produced, full-contact matches, seminars, and achievements, be sure to visit

ShinKali School is committed to supporting the Cortés Defense System team to help and guide all their students in learning FMA.  We are honored to share the art of Kali with you all and hope you will love it as much as we do!