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World Modern Arnis

Instructor Development Camp

Welcome to the World Modern Arnis Instructor Development Camp – a singular beacon in the global panorama of Filipino Martial Arts (FMA). This experience isn’t merely an event; it’s a transformational journey that profoundly touches lives, hearts, and minds.

As you step into this unique realm, you become part of a legacy – a lineage of martial arts instructors whose teachings have reverberated through time and space. Here, you’re not just acquiring skills; you’re also inheriting an ancestral heritage, steeped in courage, honor, and resilience.

Our camp isn’t simply about teaching martial arts. It’s about crafting warriors, mentors, and leaders. We dedicate ourselves to the comprehensive training of instructors, a process which is deeply thoughtful, profoundly challenging, and inherently rewarding. It’s a demanding quest that requires dedication, discipline, and determination, yet offers a sense of fulfillment unmatched in its intensity.

One of our paramount considerations is curriculum development. We understand the critical role a meticulously planned, culturally resonant, and technically sophisticated curriculum plays in the training of competent and confident instructors. Our journey together will explore innovative pedagogical strategies that honor tradition, while embracing the demands of the modern world.

Certification, a significant milestone in the journey of any martial arts instructor, receives the careful attention it deserves at our camp. We provide clear guidance and support to navigate the rigorous certification process, which not only verifies your technical competence but also stands as a testament to your commitment and passion.

The realm of martial arts is not devoid of real-world complexities. Recognizing the importance of safeguarding both our instructors and the sacred art they carry forward, we will delve deep into understanding liability insurance requirements. This vital aspect of our camp ensures that our warriors walk a path that respects both the warrior’s code and the legal boundaries of our contemporary society.

In the pulsating heart of this World Modern Arnis Instructor Development Camp, we are a family – bound by shared dreams, fortified by collective strength, and inspired by a deep love for Filipino Martial Arts. We stand shoulder to shoulder, hearts aflame with a burning passion for our art, eyes ignited with the fierce determination to keep this ancient tradition alive, to guide a new generation of warriors.

So, welcome, dear instructors. To an experience that is more than training, more than learning, more than development. Welcome to a life-changing event. Welcome to our tribe. Let us journey together through this exhilarating realm, shaping not just our futures, but the destiny of Filipino Martial Arts.


Datu Tim HartmanPresident and Technical Director of  World Modern Arnis Alliance, is one of the most sought after instructors of Filipino Martial Arts in the world.

Datu Tim has conducted seminars in 18 Countries, as well as 28 of the States. Hartman is one of six people in the world to hold the title of “Datu” or chieftain in Modern Arnis, personally awarded to him by Grand Master Remy Amador Presas. Hartman’s current rank is Grand Master, awarded by Remy’s brother, Ernesto.

Camp Location:

World Modern Arnis HQ
Horizon Martial Arts
280 Center Rd
West Seneca, NY 14224

Phone: 716-675-899
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Camp Schedule

October 3rd Noon - 8:00pm

Pre-Conference Workout

Pre-Conference Count Down








October 4th 9:30am - 5:00pm

Day 1 Training Sessions

October 5th 9:30am - 5:00pm

Day 2 Training Sessions

October 6th 9:30am - 12:30pm

Morning Training Sessions

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