• Staff

  • TUHON ROMMEL TORTAL

    CHAIRMAN OF THE FEDERATION

    Tuhon Rommel Tortal is highly sought after around the world, for his unparalleled expertise in his family’s martial art system, Pekiti Tirsia Kali (PTK). 

    He has been immersed in Pekiti Tirsia Kali since the early age of 11, under Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje. Tuhon Mel has dedicated his life to the propagation of the art. He travels extensively across the globe, developing and supporting Pekiti Tirsia Kali groups worldwide. Working closely with instructors and students to provide the best instruction and progression possible. Tuhon Mel also works with various military, law enforcement, and security contractors worldwide, as a tactical instructor.

    Tuhon Mel has an extensive resume of excellence. He was the Resident Instructor at the training Head Quarters of the Philippine Marine Corps. The Tactical Combative Instructor of the Special Action Force Comandos. Former CQC Instructor for CESSNA, the Covert Escort and Security Services for National Air Carrier.  In Addition, he was the Combatives Instructor for the Philippine Army and Philippine National Police. He also became a consultant for the Philippine Public Safety College. Other mentions Tuhon Mel has accomplished include training the Presidential Guard of the Philippines, as well as instructed U.S. Marines, Indian Special Forces, US Homeland Security, and US Marshals.

  • Baldwin T. Garrucho

    Executive Director & Advisor