Background

  • Long time private student of Guro Marc “Crafty Dog” Denny: Guiding Force of the Dog Brothers and Head Instructor of DBMA (Dog Brothers Martial Arts)
  • Board of Directors: Dog Brothers Martial Arts Instructor Association,  Curriculum Director (2014)
  • “Guro” in DBMA (Dog Brothers Martial Arts) by Guro Marc “Crafty Dog” Denny (2013)
  • Became full Dog Brother and given name “Fu Dog” (2010)
  • Taught Weapon application and defense at Team Quest, Temecula, as part of Black Knife R&D (2012)
  • Co-Founder of THE TRAINING MAT (2007)
  • Black Belt in White Tiger Kenpo (2001)
  • Awarded “Student of the Decade”, 1990 – 2000
  • Training and teaching White Tiger Kenpo since 1984

 

Fights / Competitions

  • Dog Brothers Tribal Gathering of the Pack – 5 years (as of 2014)
  • Dog Brothers Open Gathering of the Pack – 5 years (as of 2014)
  • Amateur Kickboxing, Team Quest, Murrieta, (Record:3 – 0) (2007)
  • Long Beach International, Kenpo forms and self defense techniques (2004)
  • Bok Fu Do Invitational, San Francisco (2002)
  • International Chinese Koushu Championships, San Francisco (2001)

 

Teachers / Coaches

  • Long time private student of Guro    Marc “Crafty Dog” Denny: Guiding Force of the Dog Brothers and Head Instructor of DBMA (Dog Brothers Martial Arts)
  • Mike Nagano, 5th Degree Black Belt, in Kajukenbo
  • Grandmaster James Ibrao, first Kenpo Black Belt under Ed Parker, in Jun Bao
  • “Smoken” Joe Sarkissian, 3 time title holder, in kickboxing
  • Lorenzo Rodriguez, 1970s kickboxing champion, in kickboxing
  • Bart Vale, founder of Shootfighting and 10th Degree Black Belt in Kenpo and founder of Shootfighting, in Shootfighting

 

Certifications

  • Certified Personal Trainer through 24 Hour Fitness (2005)
  • ISSA (International Sports Science Association) (2005)
  • NCSF (National Council of Strength and Fitness) (2005)
  • NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) (2005)
  • APEX (Nutrition and Fitness group) (2005)
  • CPR, first aid and AED Certified

 

Other

  • Mission Inn Half Marathon (2012)
  • Long Beach Marathon (2012)
  • Tough Mudder, 12mi obstacle course, Vail Lake (2012)
  • Las Vegas Urban Adventure Race (2012)
  • Mission Inn Half Marathon (2011)
  • The Tough Mudder, Big Bear (2011)
  • Markleeville Death Ride, 200mi bicycle event, 1991. (Only ride I never finished) (1991)
  • Vineman Triathlon, Half Distance (Men’s Relay, 2nd Place, 1991)
  • Tour of Two Forests, 218mi, bicycle event (1990)
  • The Grand Tour, Malibu, 200mi bicycle event (1990)
  • Ride Around the Bear, 100mi bicycle ride from base of Big Bear, to Onyx Summit (8,443ft above sea level) and back down (1990, 1991)

 

Education

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Pedagogy