Jennifer Silverstein Interview

Jennifer Calig-Silverstein is a Krav Maga/Combat instructor, NRA/ USCCA Certified Firearms Instructor, and is the Lead Instructor at Kravgirl Tactics.  Her instruction focuses on self-defense tactics for the modern woman, and her mission is to encourage women of all shapes, sizes, ages and colors to stay strong and find their power through the art of self-defense. …

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Maurice Elmalem Interview Part 2

Grand Master Elmalem is a great Martial Artist with endless records winning in fighting, breaking and self-defense. He is 7 Time World Champion, 8 Time Guinness World Record Holder for his breaking skills, and a 10th Dan Black Belt. He is also known as a brilliant Architecture Designer and Real Estate Developer with over 500…

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Maurice Elmalem Interview Part 1

Grand Master Elmalem is a great Martial Artist with endless records winning in fighting, breaking and self-defense. He is 7 Time World Champion, 8 Time Guinness World Record Holder for his breaking skills, and a 10th Dan Black Belt. He is also known as a brilliant Architecture Designer and Real Estate Developer with over 500…

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Laurian Lapadatu Interview

Canada – Laurian Lapadatu (KM) Master Lapadatu is a very well-rounded martial artist with a wealth of knowledge and experience. He is trained in Karate, Judo, Boxing, Krav Maga, Sambo, Systema and Kickboxing. Master Lapadatu has: Purple Belt in both Jiu Jitsu and Brazilian Jiu, Brown Belt in Judo, 2nd Dan Black Belt in Kyokushinkai Karate, 2nd Dan Black Belt ITF Taekwondo, 3rd Dan Black…

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Jeff Smith Interview Part 2

Grandmaster Jeff Smith Grandmaster Jeff Smith, a 10th Degree Black Belt Master in Tae Kwon Do, has devoted over 40 years to the martial arts. He currently has two karate centers in Northern Virginia and travels worldwide officiating at tournaments, teaching and conducting seminars. He is one of the most successful examples of translating the…

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Jeff Smith Interview Part 1

Grandmaster Jeff Smith Grandmaster Jeff Smith, a 10th Degree Black Belt Master in Tae Kwon Do, has devoted over 40 years to the martial arts. He currently has two karate centers in Northern Virginia and travels worldwide officiating at tournaments, teaching and conducting seminars. He is one of the most successful examples of translating the…

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Joe Corley Interview

Joe Corley is an American karate and kickboxing competitor, instructor, broadcaster and promoter who helped achieve the success of the Professional Karate Association and the early establishment of professional karate in the United States. Joe Corley began studying Tang Soo Do at age 16. At 19 he earned his black belt and opened his first…

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Benny “The Jet” Urquidez

Benny “The Jet” Urquidez  For five decades the legendary Benny “The Jet” Urquidez has been a moving force in the martial arts. A 6 time world champion in 5 weight class divisions, Urquidez pioneered full contact fighting in the United States. Undefeated throughout his 27 year professional fighting career, he catapulted to world prominence and…

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Guy Rafaeli Interview

Guy Rafaeli was in military intelligence unit 504 recon, mainly based in Lebanon for 5 years and continued as a reserve until 2006. He specialized in CQB, Krav Maga, pistol, knife, and baton, and he was a Krav Maga instructor in the IDF. Guy has a 3rd Dan Black Belt with Dennis survival Jiu Jitsu, and a…

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David Thomas Interview

ALABAMA – DAVID “LD” THOMAS: David “LD” Thomas is the FIMA Representative for the State of Alabama, as well as the only FIMA Black Belt or Instructor in the state. LD began his martial arts career in Taekwondo at the age of 9 and went on to finish second in the U.S. Open Martial Arts…

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