KSA Martial Academy • 2013 Aug – Present – Chief Instructor, Owner

All curriculum design, business management, and marketing duties; Teach daily classes in Aikido, Filipino Kali, Jeet Kune Do, and Tae Kwon Do; Manage student base.

ASSERT Empowerment and Self Defense • 2004 – Present – Co-Creator, Chief TRaining Officer, Owner

Co-created the ASSERT Program, a liability-conscious, scalable, empowerment self-defense-based system for Civilian, LEO/ Security Pros, and Military/ Mission Critical Teams. Responsible for: All curriculum design, business management, and marketing duties; Design defensive tactics programs and policies for social groups; Update information; Research and development; Design and maintenance of Instructor Certification Curriculum: Teach regularly scheduled workshops.

Certifications:
  • 5th Dan Tae Kwon Do
  • Nidan in Aikido
  • Instructor Jeet Kune Do
  • Apprentice Instructor – Jeet Kune Do Athletic Association
  • Military/Spec Ops JKD Tactics Instructor – Jeet Kune Do Athletic Association
  • Elite PFS Edged Weapons Tactics Instructor for Civilian, LEO, and Special Ops – Progressive Fighting Systems
  • Apprentice Instructor – Progressive Fighting Systems
  • Law Enforcement Edged Weapons defensive Tactics Instructor – Sigung Paul Vunak
  • Rapid Assault Tactics Instructor – Sigung Paul Vunak
  • Expandable Baton Tactics Instructor
  • Chemical Spray Tactics Instructor
  • FAST Combatives Instructor l FAST Defense
  • ASIST Suicide First Aid Intervention Certification l Lifeworks
  • Empowerment Self Defense Instructor l ESD Global, Inc.
Volunteer Experience and Leadership

Our organization, as well as me personally, volunteer services, classes, and workshops with various at-risk youth groups, previously victimized groups, public schools, and several social organizations.

  • ASSERT Empowerment Self Defense
  • International Women’s Day Nashville l Co-Chair
  • Girl, unKnown, Inc | Board Member
  • ESD Global, Inc. l Former Board Member