Guidelines for Certification

This document will identify the indicators that must be met in order for students of De Campo Original to be elevated into two certification levels, namely practitioner and instructor. Unlike other systems which have numerous and elaborate levels and certification requirements, De Campo Original seeks to break from this trend by implementing a simple, attainable certification process which, despite its simplicity, will still demand rigorous training and dedication in order for candidates to succeed.
 

A new Certificate design is now issued by Master Jomalin Caballero which incorporates a QR Code that leads to a page here in our website for that particular Certificate holder.

The old Certificate design was issued by the founder himself, Grandmaster Jose Caballero and was also issued by Grandmaster Manuel Caballero in the past.

Practitioner [Levels 1-7]

PASSING ALL LEVELS MAKES YOU A BASIC INSTRUCTOR

Indicators:
  1. Proficiency in De Campo Original Curriculum. The candidate must have completed all levels of the De Campo Curriculum (Elementary, High School, and College) and must be able to perform them in the traditional 7-rep manner, at full speed and power, with applicable body shifting mechanics.
  2. Proficiency in Sparring. The candidate must have sparred in stick or blade-based formats. The candidate must have consistently shown to apply De Campo techniques. An instructor will also ascertain if the candidate is able to apply the following under pressure:
A. Defensive/Passive counter-attack
B. Pre-emptive/Predictive strike
C. Tactical retreat
D. Measured evasion
E. Multiple/Chained strikes on offensive
 

Curriculum

  • Binlod – Level 1
    – Fundamentals
    – Primary
  • Binlod – Level 2
    – Fundamentals
    – Primary
    – Elementary
    – Mixing
  • Binlod – Level 3
    – Elementary Level
    – Dos Manos Dos Largos
    – De Cadena De Cuerdas
  • Maantigo – Level 4
    – Elementary Level
    – Dos Manos Dos Largos
    – De Cadena De Cuerdas
    – Hagad Hubad Original
  • Maantigo – Level 5
    – Elementary Level
    – Dos Manos Dos Largos
    – De Cadena De Cuerdas
    – Hagad Hubad Original
    – Mixing
  • Maantigo – Level 6
    – Elementary Level
    – High School Level
    – 1-2 Combos
    – 1-2-3 Combos
    – 1-2-3-4 Combos
  • Hanas – Level 7 (Basic Instructor)
    – Elementary Level
    – High School Level
    – College Level
    – 1-2-3-4-5-6-7 Ultimate Combo

Instructor

  1. Mastery of the De Campo Curriculum. Aside from the basic curriculum (Elementary, High School, College), the candidate, depending on his rank, should also have completed and passed the Specialization course given in increments, and should be able to create or deliver his or her own Specialization progression.
  2. Mastery in Sparring. The candidate must display De Campo skills in sparring, as evidenced by participation and placement in FMA tournaments, acknowledgement of skill/prowess by practitioners and instructors from other systems, consistent participation in casual sparring gatherings.
  3. Capacity for innovation and instruction of De Campo curriculum (not modification of content).

Curriculum

  • Magtutudlo (Junior Instructor – Teacher Level 1)
    – Elementary Level
    – High School Level
    – College Level
    – 5 Specials
  • Maestro (Senior Instructor – Teacher Level 2)
    – Elementary Level
    – High School Level
    – College Level
    – 15 Specials
  • Propesor (Master – Teacher Levels 3-7) 
    – Elementary Level
    – High School Level
    – College Level
    – 30 Specials
  • Bininlan (Heir)

List of Certified Instructors