Our Grand Masters

Alfredo Bandalan
Alfredo BandalanSenior Grandmaster/Professor
For over 56 years Senior Grandmaster Alfredo Bandalan has dedicated his life to Martial Arts. Senior Grandmaster Bandalan has earned a legendary status upon the Eskrima and Kenpo community for his devotion and teachings to these arts. He is recognized by Doce Pares as the only Senior Grandmaster in the United States and is represented in over 30 countries covering 6 continents. Senior Grandmaster Bandalan has trained numerous World Champions in both Eskrima and Kenpo and continues his teachings at his main school in Valley Springs, California.
Loretta Frydrch
Loretta FrydrchGrandmaster/ Women Self Defense
over 40-years GM Lori has been the rock for Bandalan Doce Pares. She comes from a very abusive past and has vowed to never allow anyone to make her feel unworthy. She has devoted her training to Doce Pares Eskrima and Hawaiian Kenpo. She has trained and defeated some of the toughest men fighting known in the sport to achieve her high ranking. GM Lori Specializes in Women Self Defense for all ages, all abilities, all disabilities. She is a mentor and a mother to our Ohana.