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The Master's Way: Malia Dacascos Bernal (Full Video Interview)

Updated: Mar 6


Malia Dacascos Bernal


Senior Grandmaster Malia Dacascos Bernal was a world champion in forms and fighting in the 60s, the first woman to compete in the men’s division, and the first female competitor to grace the cover of Black Belt Magazine. Over the years, she earned a 9th-degree black belt in Wun Hop Kuen Do, and she was the very first woman to own a martial arts school in Hamburg, Germany. As a martial arts instructor and coach, she has tutored many of the top world champions in forms and fighting and her legacy can still be seen today. 


In this exclusive interview, Black Belt's Tony Parrish sits with the legend as she recalls her greatest moments and lessons.

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