Coach's Corner: Richard GialogoThe GUIDON: The Official Student Newspaper of the Ateneo de Manila University
"Arnis is not just the stick," says Ateneo Arnisadors head coach Richard Gialogo
As the national coach and former national athlete believes, it is what's beyond skill with the stick that matters in mentoring arnisadors past and present.
Excellent as he
may be with a bolo, knife, or baston, his
sporting history goes beyond arnis as well.
"Arnis wasn't my starting martial art," Coach Richard
says in Filipino."I started with karate and judo, Japanese martial arts, and hwa rang do, a Korean fighting style."
"At first, I thought that arnis would just supplement my empty-hand skills, but when I tried it, I embraced it," he