Sal Todaro is the head instructor of the Cebu West Martial Arts Club. He is a Lakan Lima (5th degree black) in the World Modern Arnis Alliance and holds the title of Punong Guro. He is also a member of the WMAA Advisory Board.
He has an advanced instructor’s certificate with the International Modern Arnis Association of the Philippines from Professor Remy Amador Presas.
Sal is also the head instructor and Pennsylvania State Rep for The International Philippine Martial Art Federation, Kombatan, and holds the rank of Lakan Lima.
Other martial arts styles that have influenced Sal are:
- Tae Kwon Do (full contact/no pad fighting style) under Sensei Richard Sand and the World Tae Kwon Do Assn.
- Taika Oyata’s Okinawan Ryu Te
- Professor Wally Jay’s Small Circle Ju Jitsu
- Sayoc Kali
- Balintawak Eskrima
- Sabre and Epee Fencing under Master Pixie Roane
His teaching style is direct but with an emphasis on the breakdown of all material presented as to allow his students to really understand what they are doing and not just going through empty motions. He is always willing to listen and learn.
Sal teaches a martial arts class on Monday and Thursday evenings in Littleton, MA from 7:30 to 9 PM
Private or small group lessons are available.