The Original Yao-Yan Family Tree
This post is originally from the Yaw-Yan Cebu Blog (yawyancebu.multiply.com).
1969 - Yao-Yan Karate Second Batch were Master Cinteno, Master Catalan, Master Lastimoso, Master Fajardo, Master Condes, and Master Roben Obligacion. The gymnasium was located in Pacific Mills Inc. Compound Balintawak Quezon, City
1970 - GM Nap Fernandez transfered to 4th Flr. of Garcia Bldg. Rizal Avenue (Avenida) in Santa Cruz, Manila and the gym was called Tiger's Claw Gym, the Art in Yao-Yan Karate Style. The Chief Instructor was Master Orlando "Bhoy" Fernandez and the Assistant Chief Instructor was Master Julio "Julius" Villaflores.
1971 - GM Nap Fernandez transfered to the 3rd Flr. of VPH Building Quezon Blvd. in Quiapo, Manila. The name of the gym was Dragon Palm Self-Defense Gym. The Chief Instructor of the gym was Master Julio "Julius" Villaflores, and his Assistant Chief Instructor was Master Ike Amata of Bacolod, City.
1972 - The letter O of Yao was changed into W, for Philippine identity (Yaw-Yan) the very own Philippine Martial Arts these was also the Birth of Yaw-Yanism, its spiritual teachings.