Brewster Arnis Ranking Levels

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Guro Grande – Grand master / Director
Chief leader & Director of all Guro’s in Brewster Arnis
Responsible for holding all knowledge of Brewster Arnis
and growing it (adding on to it) and spreading the art
of Brewster Arnis in a responsible manner
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Guro Level 2 – master / teacher can promote others to Guro level
Completed all teaching requirements and time in Brewster Arnis
Experienced fighter and teacher has given back to the art
through their mastery of their skills in the art and has promoted others to Lakan Guro level in Brewster Arnis
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Guro Level 1 – master / teacher can promote up to Lakan Guro level
Completed all teaching requirements and time in Brewster Arnis
Experienced fighter and teacher with good self control and teaching skills
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Lakan Guro – assistant instructor
Highly experienced in Brewster Arnis – knowledgeable in the history / culture  human anatomy / understand the use of all weapons taught in Brewster Arnis including knowledge of improvised weapon and empty hand combat (Dumog) can teach what they know to growing students in the Brewster Arnis tribe
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Mandirigma – Warrior
A well experienced advance level student in Brewster Arnis
understand the root foundation of Brewster Arnis and knows
how to make it work in sparring situations. Understands the
difference between sparring and real combat
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Bastonero – Stick fighter
Mid level student of Brewster Arnis who has really good
coordination / foot work / evasion abilities / stick handling abilities and can hit targets with great accuracy when they aim for it while in motion. Has no fear of sparring with others and knows how to use the tip of their stick with proper distancing.
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Arnisador – Full student of Brewster Arnis after six months
Knows the angles / footwork / evasion skills / knows the
difference and understanding of impact weapons to edge
weapons to flexible weapons use. Has sparring experience
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Baguhan – Beginner student in Brewster Arnis after three months
Raw novice of learning all the basics (foundation)