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Founder – Sigung John Lopez (President Emeritus)

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All Instructors certified under Sigung Lopez
will be recognized here. If your name is not listed,
please let us know under the comments section or
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Certified Instructors

United States of America
 
Northwest Region

Guru Jason Velez
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT,TE,CQC, KENPO, RAT

Certified Instructors under Guru Velez:
–Sifu Eduardo Roldos, Full Instructor, JKD, OFT, DSKK (5th Dan)
–Sifu Jean-Charles LeClerc, Full Instructor (Level 1), JKD
–Sifu Angel Ariz, Full Instructor (Level 1), JKD, OFTESS, DSKK (1st Dan)
–Sifu Sam Albright, Full Instructor, JKD, JF Kickboxing,  Kali, Silat, OFT, CQC, RAT,  DSKK (5th Dan)
–Sifu Jason Uga, Senior Instructor OFT, Instructor CQC
–Sifu Terry Brady, Full Instructor RAT

Guru John Oliver
Vice President Northwest Region
Senior Instructor
JKD, KALI ,SILAT ,OFTESS

Certified Instructors under Guru Oliver:
–Sifu Jason Velez, Full Instructor in Wan Chuan Do/JKD/Filipino Kali
–Sifu Sam Albright, Apprentice Instructor in Wan Chuan Do/JKD/Filipino Kali
–Sifu Robin Miles, Apprentice Instructor in Wan Chuan Do/JKD/Filipino Kali
–Sifu Denny Ward, Apprentice Instructor in Wan Chuan Do/JKD/Filipino Kali
–Sifu Deborah Stewart, Apprentice Instructor in Wan Chuan Do/JKD/Filipino Kali
–Sifu Ricardo Figueroa, Apprentice Instructor in Wan Chuan Do/JKD/Filipino Kali
–Sifu Ruben Figueroa, Apprentice Instructor in Wan Chuan Do/JKD/Filipino Kali

Juan-Ricardo Ortega
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT,TE

Sifu Jeff Albright
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT,

Guru Max James
California State Director
Senior Instructor
Kali,Silat,OFT

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Northeast Region

Guru Aaron St.Louis
Executive Vice President SSJKD
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFTESS, CQC,  DSKK (5th Dan), RAT (Full Instr.), Karambit

Instructors under Guru Aaron St.Louis:

  • Sifu Pete Solomon,Full Instructor, JKD, KALI, SILAT, KENPO, OFT
  • Sifu Sam Albright, Full Instructor, JKD
  • Angel Ariz, Asst. Instructor R.A.T.

Sifu Jason Uga
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT, CQC, Senior Instructor OFTESS

Sifu Angel Ariz
Full Instructor
JKD,OFTESS,DSKK(1st Dan),RAT(Asst. Instr.)

Clarence Ratliff
Apprentice Instructor
KALI-SILAT,OFT

Guru Rod Hillegass
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Guru Terry Brady
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFTESS,DSKK(5th Dan),RAT(Full Instr.), Karambit
Certified Instructors under Guru Terry Brady:
–Sifu Omar Perez – Full Instr. JKD, Kali-Silat, OFTESS / Phase 1 Instr. RAT / 1st Degree DSKK

Guru Benjamin Lawrence
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Sifu/Guru Reynaldo Rosario
Full Instructor
JKD, Kali-Silat, OFT

Guru Doug Walston
Full Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Guru Lonnie Muhammad
Full Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Guru Eric Haddix
Full Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Guru Giovani Acevedo
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Guru Frank Fuller
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Guru Aaron Berrios
Full Instructor
KALI,SILAT

Sifu L delaCruz Bacerra
Full Instructor (under Sigung John Lopez)
JKD, Kali, Silat, OFT

Sifu Roger Martinez
Full Instructor
JKD

Guru Robert Fass
Full Instructor
JKD, Kali, Silat

Guru Richard Stevenson
Senior Instructor
JKD, Kali, Silat

Guru Daniel Rivera
Senior Instructor (under Sifu Bob Choat)
JKD, Kali-Silat, OFT, DSKK ( 5th Dan), Karambit

Guru Chris Labriola
New England Director
Senior Instructor
JKD, Kali-Silat

Guru Israel Velez
Vice President East Coast
Senior Instructor
JKD,Kali,Silat OFT, DSKK(5th Dan), Karambit, RAT(Phase 1)
–Instructors under Israel Velez–
Sifu Leo Panzardo
Senior Instructor
JKD

Sifu Sam Albright
Senior Instructor
JKD,JF Kickboxing,Kali,Silat,OFT,CQC,RAT,DSKK(5th Dan)

Midwest Region

Guru Paul Ingram
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Sifu Mark S. Potraz

Full Instructor, JKD, Kali, Silat, OFT

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Southwest Region

Guru Christopher Barela
Survival Solutions Past President
Senior Instructor
JKD, Kali, Silat, OFT, CQC, KENPO,TE,LLSKENPOKARATE

Guru Bob Choat
President SSJKD
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT, CQC, LLSKENPOKARATE

Associate Instructor under Guru Bob Choat:

  • Jason Scott Johnson, Master Instructor in Muay Thai and Kickboxing


Guru Paul Gelvin
Senior  Instructor
JKD, KALI, SILAT, OFT, LLSKENPOKARATE, TE, CQC,/WC

Guru Jason Spotts
Senior Instructor
JKD, KALI, SILAT, OFT

Under Guru Spotts – Guru Israel Velez, Sr. Instructor,  JKD, KALI, SILAT

Guru Mike Omerbegovich
Senior Instructor
JKD, KALI, SILAT, OFTESS, SSKenpoKarate

Sifu Conrad Bui
Full Instructor
JKD, Kali, Silat

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Southeast Region


Guru Lazaro Bueno
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Guru Barry G. Carpenter
Full Instructor
JKD, Kali-Silat

Guru Joey Dorriety
Full Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Guru Kris Thorton
JKD,OFT, Kali, Silat

Guru James Eddings
Full Instructor
AAI -JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Guru Tony Kapel
Full Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

William Bolton
Level 2 Instructor (Sigung Lopez)
Jeet Kune Do Concepts, Filipino Kali

Sifu Casey Martin
Senior Instructor
JKD (under Guru J. Velez, Guru Spotts & Guru Wolf), Kali-Silat (under Guru Spotts) & OFT (under Guru Wolf)
Instructors under Sifu Casey Martin
–Charles Alba, Apprentice Instr. JKD & OFT
–Savy S. Horn, Apprentice Instr, JKD & OFT

Sifu/Guru Jamie Rivera
Full Instructor (under Sigung John Lopez)
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Sifu Norman C. Vaden III
Full Instructor
JKD, Kali, Silat, OFT

Sifu Michael D. Spaulding
Full Instructor
JKDC, Kali Silat

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Hawaii and Alaska

Guru S Kai Li
Senior VP of International Affairs SSJKD
Senior Instructor
JKD, KALI, SILAT, OFT, TE, DSKK, RAT
JKD & IMB Full Instructor under Sifu Richard Bustillo

Instructors Under Guru S Kai Li:
-Sifu Ben Fajardo, Associate Instructor, JKD, Kali, Silat
–Sifu Patrick Campbell, Appr. Instructor, JKD & Kun Tao Silat
-Sifu Hunter Stockton, Appr. Instructor, JKD
-Sifu Jay Brandt, Appr. Instructor, JKD & Kali
–Sifu Jerome Fonseca, Appr. Instructor, JKD, OFT, RAT, DSKK, Kali-Silat (under Burton Richardson & Jason Spotts), Karambit (under Guru Jason Velez)
JKD Apprentice Instructor under Richard Bustillo

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International Instructors

Canada

Sifu  Richard Johns
Full Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Sifu Frank Russell
Full Instructor
JKD

Italy

Sifu  Alessio Cortani
Full Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Germany

Sifu Günther Benjamins
Full Instructor (Guru Jason Velez and Guru Frank Fuller)
Jeet Kune Do

Sifu Zoran Ristevski
Full Instructor
Jeet Kune Do

Philippines

Guru Robert Bridges
Senior Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT


Portugal

Sifu Pedro Queiros
Full Instructor
OFT/ESS, JKDC, Kali

Sifu Eduardo Roldos
Full Instructor
JKD, OFT, DSKK 5th Dan (all ranks thru Guru Jason Velez)

United Kingdom
Sifu Paul Corrigan
Full Instructor
JKD,KALI,SILAT,OFT

Sifu Kenneth Strode
Full Instructor
JKD, Kali, OFT

Puerto Rico
Sifu Edwin Bonet
Full Instructor
JKD, Kali-Silat, OFT

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United Arab Emirates and QATAR

  • Guru Joey Ninobla
  • Vice President Southeast Asia/Middle East
    Senior Instructor
    JKD, Kali, Silat ,OFT
  • Full Instructors under Guru Joey Ninobla:
  • Sifu Rhiandro Gardiner, Full Instructor (JKD, Kali, Silat, OFT)
  • Sifu Kenneth G. Pua, Full Instructor
  • Sifu Jason Romana, Full Instructor
  • Sifu John Paul Terry, Full Instructor
  • Associate Instructors under Guru Joey Ninobla:
  • Mohammed Alaali
  • Elliot Da Cruze-King
  • Associate Instructors under Sifu Kenneth G. Pua:
  • Krystle Peralta
  • Bryce Salhab
  • Nico Dela Rosa
  • Jeffrey Mejia
  • Ervin Munoz
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    Certified Instructors
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  • Aaron D. Pullen
    Aaron St. Louis
    Abraham Williams
    Adam Laughlin
    Adam P. Rosegren
    Alexander Bentley
    Allan Jilani
    Alma Goynes
    Andrew Letch
    Andrew M. Hollingsworth
    Anthony Price
    Antonio Aguilera Campana
    Antonio De La Cruz
    Armando Verdugo
    Barry Bostain
    Barry Dykes
    Barry G Carpenter
    Barry Jenkins
    Ben Joseph
    Bill Debuque
    Bill Kneitinger
    Bill Poteet
    Billy R Smith
    Bob Webb
    Bobby J McKnight
    Bomani Goynes
    Brad Nicholson
    Brett  Halem
    Brian Constantino
    Bruno Boggi
    Bruno Daniel Carvalho Marques
    Caesar Jose R. Perico
    Carlos Gomez’s
    Christopher LaBriola
    Carlos H Letelier
    Chad A. Wolenhaupt
    Chad Dailey
    Chad R Diddle
    Charlene Martel
    Charles Richards
    Chris A Breslin
    Chris Tait
    Christian Whitney
    Christopher Burgess
    Christopher S. Barela
    Clinton M Brannon
    Colin Silverman
    Conrad Reeves
    Dale J Palumbo
    Dallas Ferrell
    Daminh Tran
    Dan Hazen
    Dan Kraus
    Daniel Shioi
    Danny Joines
    Darren Kojima
    David Bernstein
    David Doyle Anak Lasa
    David Goff
    David Hogan
    David Ironside
    David J. Bernstein
    David Reynolds
    David Reynoldy
    David Stephens
    David Stephens
    David Weatherly
    David Weatherly
    Dayang Nazahah Abang Ballia
    Dennis Bozeman
    Don Zerrudo
    Ed Anderson
    Ed Johnson
    Eddie Goynes Jr
    Erick Hayden
    Erik Johnson
    Erik Teegarden
    Eugene D Jarrell
    Frank  DiBendetto
    Frank Russell
    Frank Smith
    Frank Spinazzola
    Gary Weiss
    George Malouf
    Gilbert Green
    Giovani Acevedo
    Gonzalo Martinez
    Gowri Rajaram
    Gregg A. Loney
    Gregory James
    Hanzel Mirador
    Harlan D. Hankins II
    Harold Golob
    Harry Duhon
    Henry G Ortaliz
    Henry Ly
    Hope Anne Diddle
    Hye Jin Kim
    Israel Cruz
    Ray Wiggins
    Jack Clark
    James Alexander
    James Dains
    James Elmore
    James Floyd
    James Porter
    James Smith
    James T Payne
    Jamie Rivera
    Jason M Palumbo
    Jason Uga
    Jay Medley
    Jeff Sasser
    Jeffrey J. Albright
    Jeffrey L. Stout
    Jeremiah Hosch
    Jeremy Parr
    Jesus Castillo
    Jim Park
    Joe A Hutchings
    Joe Flores
    Joe Mendez
    Joesph Aimetti
    John Espinoza
    Joey Dorriety
    John Casey
    John Cornett
    John Griffin
    John Kress
    John Leach
    John Mcmillan
    John Morgan
    John Oliver
    John Tran
    Johnny Nguyen
    Johny Nguuyen
    Jonathan Constantino
    Jonathan Duke
    Jonathan Ferrell
    Jonathan Wells
    Joselito L. Ninobla
    Joseph Bannon
    Joseph Rock Martin
    Juan-Ricardo Ortega
    Justin Boyce
    Justin Everman
    Keith Wozniak
    Kelvin Fehr
    Kenneth E Roling
    Kenneth E Roling
    Kenneth Strode
    Kim Nguyen
    Kris S Fager
    Lance Aeschliman
    Larry Mckinzy
    Lawrence Putt
    Lawrence Validez
    Lazaro Bueno
    Lee Carroll
    Lee M Kull
    Lexander Garces
    Lexander Garces
    Licesio Prieto Blanco
    Lois Rosario
    Lonnie Muhammad
    Lorenzo Bonilla
    Luke Ward
    Manuel Nunez
    Mariusz Misiewicz
    Mark A Thevenin’s
    Marlon Pryor
    Mathhew Paolillo
    Matt Kulikowski
    Matthew Caraher
    Max Martinez
    Mel Burgess
    Michael Attanasio
    Michael B. Clark
    Michael Barnes
    Michael E Thau
    Michael Gates
    Michael J. Shields
    Michael Jackson
    Michael Johnson
    Michael Kearns
    Michael Kennedy
    Michael Kinsey
    Michael M. Leonard
    Michael McLaughin
    Michael R. Frazier
    Michael Schneider
    Michael Simpson
    Michael Trester
    Micheal A Swanner
    Michael J. Wolf
    Michele A. Wolenhaupt
    Michelle Calderon
    Miho Albright
    Mike Krever
    Mike Omerbegovich
    Mike Tabor
    Miklos Major II
    Mohammad Arzmi Bin Lokman
    Moses Pascua
    Nolan Pillay
    Norman C. Vaden
    Patsy Calderon
    Paul Corrigan
    Paul Edgeworth
    Paul Gelvin
    Paul  M. Raymon
    Paul White
    Pedro Queiros
    Peter Grof
    Phil Holland
    Phil Ochoa
    Phillip Rains
    Randall Cook
    Raymond Karakas
    Ricardo Navarro Silva
    Richard D. Ouimette
    Richard Johns
    Richard Mathis
    Rick Rogers
    Rick Vargas
    Ricky Nguyen
    Rob Marks/TX
    Robert Boger
    Robert Copeland
    Robert Fass
    Robert J Harman
    Robert McClung
    Robert Ryan
    Robert W. Pettit
    Rod L Hillegass
    Roge Abergel
    Roger Cooksey
    Roger Wong
    Ronald Hitchock
    Ronald L  Casto
    Ross Tompson
    Roy Rogers III
    Rudy Corrales
    Rudy Diaz
    Ruel Cruz
    Sakhu Mesura-el
    Scott Newbern
    Scott Shad
    Scott Walker
    Sean Elders
    Sean  Hyde
    Shawn Greene
    Shawn Lee Thomas
    Shayne Kennedy
    Sifu Adam Heath
    Sifu Brandon James Schild
    Sifu Shepherd’s
    Smiley Calderon
    Soren Laica
    Stavros Kokkinos
    Stevan Wiedeier
    Steve Binge
    Steve Godwin
    Steve Romero
    Steven Spencer
    T. David Binns
    Ted Jones
    Teddy Hickman
    Terrence  D Bryson
    Terry Brady
    Terry Chapman
    Thomas Hotz
    Tim Birmingham
    Timothy V. Shultz
    Timothy Wolf
    Tina Thevenin
    Tony Birmingham
    Tony Vasbinder
    Torrence White
    Troy Schott
    Vencent E  William
    Ward Konrad
    William Binaxas
    William Evans
One Comment leave one →
  1. November 7, 2014 10:16 am

    I’m a certified Survival Solutions Instructor. Certified in JKD, KALI, SILAT, OFTESS, CQC, DSKK (5th Dan), RAT (Full Instr.), and Karambit under Guru Jason Velez and Guru Israel Velez. Also associated with Guru Aaron St.Louis, Guru Richard Stevenson, Guru Daniel Rivera, Guru Frank Fuller, and Sifu Jason Uga. Please email me if you need any documentation.

    Believe and Achieve,
    Grandmaster Bob Yoder
    http://www.taishudo.com

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