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FOUNDER OF THE KOREAN COMBAT ARTS FEDERATION

 

 

 


 

 

Master-Mike Govich

                                        PRESIDENT

     *30+ YEARS MARTIAL ARTS EXPERIENCE!

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KOREAN MARTIAL ARTS:
*Taekwondo-Certified 5th Dan Black Belt
*Hapkido-Certified 6th Dan Black Belt
*Tang Soo Do-Certified 5th Dan Black Belt
(Under 9th Dan Grand Master-Michael A. Stelzer 2011)

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Kyuktooki (Korean Kickboxing)-Certified 4th Dan Black Belt
*Mu Sul Sa (Korean MMA)-Certified 4th Dan Black Belt
*Taekwondo-Certified 2nd Dan Black Belt
*Hapkido (Korean Aikijujitsu)-Certified 2nd Dan Black Belt
*Yusool (Korean Jiu-jitsu)-Certified 2nd Dan Black Belt
*Hosinsul (Korean Self-Defense)-Certified 1st Dan Black Belt
*Mukido (Korean Weapons)-Certified 1st Dan Black Belt
(Under 6th Dan Master-Nigel May, President of The National Korea Martial Arts Federation 2008-2009) *No Longer Affiliated!




AMERICAN SHOOTBOXING/MMA:

*Certified-3rd Degree Black Belt
*Certified-Full Instructor
*California Chapter President
(All ranks under Sensei-Sam Muratore on 7-24-07 Rochester,NY)


"THAI-CRU" EXTREME MMA FITNESS PROGRAM:

*Certified-Fitness Instructor
(under Master/Thai-Cru Founder-Sam Muratore on 6-30-07 Rochester,NY)



JEET KUNE DO CONCEPTS:

*Certified-Full Instructor
(under Dark Gift Martial Arts President/Sifu-Eric Bentzen in Corona,CA on 8-7-99)



FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS:
*Certified-Full Instructor/Guro
(under Dark Gift Martial Arts President/Guro-Eric Bentzen in Corona,CA on 8-7-99)


TRAP FIGHTING (CHINESE MMA):
*Certified-6th Degree Black Belt
*Certified-Instructor
(Under Sifu-Troy Burchett, President of the International Trap Fighting Federation on 3-17-10)

 


SCIENTIFIC FIGHTING CONGRESS
(Military,Law Enforcement,Martial Arts Combatives):

*Arnis-Escrima-Kali-Silat Combatives-Certified Advanced-Instructor
*Filipino Combat Arnis Congress-Certified Brown Belt
*Knife Fighters Congress-Certified Advanced-Instructor
*Hand to Hand Combat-Certified level 11/Full-Instructor/2nd Degree Black Belt
*Combat Kempo-Karate/Jujitsu-Certified Full-Instructor/2nd Degree Black Belt
*Dos Manos System (Close Qaurter Stick, Cane, Rifle, Machine gun, Shotgun Pugil Combat)-Certified Basic-Instructor
*Warrior Elite Group-level 5
(All ranks under SFC President-W. Hock Hochheim in Corona,CA from 1997-1998)


 

*Close Quarter Combat (CQC)-Class Organizer 

(Rank given by SFC President-W. Hock Hochheim in Los Angeles, CA on January 13th, 2013)


 



BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU (The Late Grand Master-Carlson Gracie Lineage):

*Certified-Purple Belt Instructor & Affiliated Corona,CA. School under Master-Rodrigo Medeiros (La Habra,CA. from 1997-2002*)

*
Certified-BJJ Self-Defense Instructor under Master-Carlson Gracie, Jr.
(Chicago, IL in 1997 at The Rivers North Gym)
*Certified-Blue Belt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor under Master-Carlson Gracie, Jr.
(Chicago, IL in 1997 at The Rivers North Gym)

 

COMBAT BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU:
*Certified-1st Degree Black Belt
(Under Sensei-Jerome Fonseca in 2012)




BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU (Ivan Gomes Lineage):
*Certified-2nd Degree Black Belt in BJJ
*Certified Master Instructor in Combat Catch Wrestling

(Under GM-Aaron St. Louis President of S.M.A.R.T. Academy in 2017)



JIU-JITSU:
*Certified-5th Degree Black Belt
*Certified-Master Jiu-Jitsu Instructor
(Under Grand Master-Ted Gambordella on 12-14-09)


SUBMISSION WRESTLING/BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU:

*Certified-2nd Degree Black Belt (under Sensei-Jacob A. Reeves on 2-27-08)



THAI-BOXING/MUAY THAI KICKBOXING:

*Certified-Full Instructor/Kru
(under Kru-Sam Muratore on 2-1-07)
*Recieved Professional California Licensed Cornerman/Trainer in 2003
(for former professional welter weight champion-Snake Blocker)
*Certified-Na Rong Muay Thai Instructor under Kru/Champ-Bud Bennett
*Certified-Muay Thai Purple Arm Band Level-4
(under Kru-Snake Blocker at the Blocker Academy of Martial Arts*)
*Trained in Ajarn-Chai Sirisute's Thai-Boxing Methods
(at O.C. Kickboxing under Kru-Dan Sullivan & Eric Martin in the 90's)



FRENCH KICKBOXING/BOXE FRANCAISE-SAVATE:

*Certified-Initiatuer Instructor
*Certified-1st Degre Silver Glove
(under former U.S. Savate Champion Moniteur-Trent Suzuki in Corona,CA on 2-7-99)
*Certificate of Savate Course Completion
(under Profess. Nicolas Saignac in Rolling Hills Estates,CA-2001)



AMERICAN KICKBOXING:

*Certified-Full Instructor
(under Commissioner-Tim Deans in San Diego ,CA 1996 & 1997)



BOXING (USA):

*Professional California Licensed Cornerman/Trainer in 2003



SHOOTFIGHTING:

*Certified-Instructor
*Licensed Shootfighting School-Corona,CA.
*Licensed Shootfighting Tournament Promoter-Corona,CA.
*International Shootfighting Association Membership
(All ranks under International Shootfighting Association President-Bart Vale in 2000-2002)
*No longer an active member however, I am honored to be listed under the I.S.F.A. Family Tree @ www.shootfighting.com


SHOOTO:
*Certified-Instructor (1st Dan equivalent)
(Rank given by Sensei-Joaquim Almeria in 2011)
*Former Member of the U.S.A. Shooto Association
(general membership given by Sensei-Yorinaga Nakamura from 2000-2002)
 




WING CHUN KUNG FU (Peter Maguadog's Western Wing Chun Kung Fu Fellowship):

*Certified-Instructor
*Permission to teach Arnis (lineage to master-sam tendencia)
(under Sifu-Donald Fling in Fountain Valley,CA on 2-7-96)
*Si-Kung-Pete Maguadog Passed Away 2-26-01


CHIN NA KUNG FU:
*Certified-Instructor
*Certified-6th Degree Black Sash
(Under Sifu-Troy Burchett, President of Burchett Chin Na Wushu on 3-19-10)


DYNAMIC FIGHTING ARTS ORGINIZATION:
*Certified-Black Sash in Shaolin Kung Fu
*Certified-Black Sash in Chinese Kuntao (Southeast Asian Martial Arts)
(Under Sifu/Guro-David Seiwert, President of D.F.A. in 2010)


FIVE ANIMAL KUNG FU:
*Certified-2nd Degree Black Sash
(Under Sifu-Michael A. Stelzer in 2010)

 

TAIJI (TAI CHI):
*Certified-1st Degree Black Sash
*Certified-Instructor
(Under Sifu-Troy Burchett, President of the Black Dragon Taiji Association 2012)

KOMBAT KUNG FU:
*Certified-3rd Degree Black Sash
(Under Sifu-Troy Burchett in 2010)


KUNG FU SUBMISSION GRAPPLING:
*Certified-3rd Degree Black Sash
(Under Sifu-Troy Burchett in 2011)




KRAVA MAGA INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION:

*Krav Maga (Intensive Personal Protection Program)-Certified 4th Dan Black Belt
*IPP Krav Maga-Certified Level-4 Instructor
*Krav Maga Street Boxe-Certified Black Belt
*Krav Maga Street Boxe-Certified Instructor
*International IPP Krav Maga Team-Member
(Under IPP Krav Maga International Association President-Alberto Merlo & Master-Pierangelo Merlo-2009)

 

 

 

BODYGUARD:
*Certified-Body Guard
(Rank given by Master-David Lamonte Himmelheber President of AAA Protection Bodyguard in 2011)
*Certified-Personal Protection Specialist (Executive Bodyguard)
(Rank given by National Association of Security Professionals President- Lamont Greman in 2011)




NATIVE AMERICAN INDIAN MARTIAL ARTS:
*Apache Indian Knife Fighting & Battle Tactics-Certified Expert Warrior
*Apache Indian Knife Fighting & Battle Tactics-Certified-Basic Instructor
(Under Chief Warrior-Snake Blocker-Apache Indian, in Rolling Hills Estates,CA-2000)

*
Apprentice Warrior System-Certified 1st Degree Black Belt/Tushka Warrior
*Red Warrior/Tushka-Homa-Certified Black Belt/Achafa Tushka
(Under Grand Master/Chief-Adrian Roman-Choctaw Nation-2009) *No longer affiliated




LACSON-PRAYING MANTIS KUNG FU:

*Certified-3rd Degree Black Belt in Praying Mantis
*Co-Founder of L.P.M.K.F.
(Under Sifu-Ledgardo Lacson in Moreno Valley,CA on 7-25-08)


JUDO:
*Certified-1st Dan Black Belt (Shodan)
(Under Taiki Ryu Judo President/Sensei-Richard Rowland on 7-16-09)


BLACK DRAGON KENPO KARATE:

*Certified-6th Dan Black Belt
*Certified-Instructor
(Under Sifu-Troy Burchett, President of Black Dragon Kenpo Karate 2010)


KOMBAT FITNESS:
*Certified-Level-1 Instructor
(Under Master-Troy Burchett, President of Kombat Fitness International on 3-23-10)

SURVIVAL SOLUTIONS JKD:

*Jeet Kune Do Concepts/Filipino Kali: Certified-Senior Instructor 

*Kali-Silat: Certified-Senior Instructor/Guru 

*Offensive Fighting Tactics/Extreme Street Survival: Certified-Senior Instructor 

*Dragon Shaolin Kenpo Karate: Certified-5th Degree Black Belt

*Combatives (Hand-To-Hand Combat): Certified-Senior Instructor

(Ranks given by Vice President-Aaron St. Louis, Rep-Jason Spotts & President-Bob

Choat of Survival Solutions JKD from 2010-2012)

 


SURVIVAL SOLUTIONS:
*Jeet Kune Do Concepts/Filipino Kali: Certified-Full Instructor
*Kali-Silat: Certified-Full Instructor/Guru
*Offensive Fighting Tactics/Extreme Street Survival: Certified-Full Instructor
*Shaolin Kenpo Karate: Certified-1st Degree Black Belt
(All ranks under retired S.S. President Sifu/Guru-John Lopez in The City of Orange,CA from 2006-2008)


KAJUKENBO:
*Certified-3rd Degree Black Belt
*Certified-Sifu Instructor Level
*Certified-Blade Master
(under Sigung-Jerome Fonseca, President of Fonseca Kenpo-Jujitsu in 2011-2012)
*Member of the Ordonez Kajukenbo Ohana
(under Kajukenbo Co-Founder GM-Frank Ordonez in 2011-Present)


FONSECA KENPO-JUJITSU:
*Certified-5th Degree Black Belt
*Certified-Master
(under Sigung-Jerome Fonseca, President of Fonseca Kenpo-Jujitsu in 2012)


 


SHOTOKAN KARATE
:

*Certified-1st Degree Black Belt (Shodan)
*Lifetime Member of The WBBB Fighting Spirit Shotokan School of Martial Arts
(Rank given by Sensei-Amy Kellam in 2011) 

 



KENPO KARATE SELF-DEFENSE/TOTAL PROTECTION SYSTEM:
*Certified-1st Dan Black Belt
*Certified-Full Instructor
(under TPS President/Master-Jack Clark on 7-16-07)

 

INTERNATIONAL ALL STYLE BUDO FEDERATION:
*Certified-Style Founder for Korean Karate-Defensive Systems
*Certified-Master Council Member
*Certified-IASBF Lifetime Member
*Submission Wrestling-Certified Title of Sensei
*Kickboxing-Certified Title of Instructor/Trainor
*Muay Thai-Certified Title of Kru
*Lacson-Praying Mantis Kung Fu System-Certified Title of Co-Founder/Sijo
*Southeast Asian-Combatives-Certified Title of Founder/Master
*IMMA is a certified IASBF Dojo Member
*Modern-Snake & Crane Kung Fu-Certified Title of Founder/Sijo

(Under Soke-Graham Arnott 10th Dan, IASBF President in 2011)



BLOCKER ACADEMY OF MARTIAL ARTS:

*Jeet Kune Do-Certified-phase 10-Full Multi-Arts Instructor
*Apache Indian Battle Tactics & Knife Fighting-Certified Basic-Instructor
*Apache Indian Battle Tactics & Knife Fighting-Certified Expert Warrior
*Thai Boxing/Muay Thai-level 4 Purple Armband
*Shaolin-Kung Fu (Modern Sil Lum Gung Fu)-Yellow Belt
*Combat Nunchaku level-1
*Blocker Savate Club-Member
*B.A.M.A. Master Level-Instructor
(All ranks recieved from B.A.M.A. President-Snake Blocker between 2001-2007 in Rolling Hills Estates,CA)
*no longer active member


*Certified-FIRST AID/CPR by "Executive World Fitness" (in Palos Verdes, CA. on 2-15-07)




*
Founder of "Kenpo Karate-Combatives/Shaolin Kempo Kung Fu" System that is recognized under the "International Kenpo Karate Academies" This system has a legitamate lineage to the late Kenpo Karate Founder/Grand Master-Ed Parker and to Kajukenbo Co-Founder Grand Master-Frank Ordonez! K.K.C. combines both traditional and modern techniques from; Chinese, Japanese, Filipino, Korean, American, & Brazilian Martial Arts Systems that covers all of the ranges of Street Fighting (Kicking, Punching, Clinch, & Ground) including Multiple Attackers and various Weaponry!



*President of: "BIANZHU KILOS MARTIAL ARTS ACADEMY" from 1994-2002 in Corona,California. (*Closed due to back surgery)

**Instructor for "BLOCKER ACADEMY OF MARTIAL ARTS" from 2003-2004 in Rolling Hills Estates, California.

***President of: "MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FREE-STYLE ACADEMY" Founded on 1-20-2007-Present in both Los Angeles & Riverside Counties.





~MEMBER & REPRESENTATIVE OF "SCIENTIFIC FIGHTING CONGRESS"
(Under SFC President-Hock Hochheim in Los Angeles, California 2013-2014) www.hockscqc.com



*MEMBER OF THE "SURVIVAL SOLUTIONS JKD"
(Under President-Bob Choat & VP-Aaron St. Louis 2009-Present)


*MEMBER OF THE "IPP KRAV MAGA INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION"
(Under President/Master-Alberto Merlo & Master-Pierangelo Merlo 2009-Present)
http://ippkravmaga.jimdo.com/ www.forsvaritalia.it


*Member of the "AMERICAN WING CHUN FEDERATION"
(Under President/Sifu-Jon Diament-2007-2008)



*Member of the "INTERNATIONAL BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU FEDERATION"
(Under President/Master Carlson Gracie Jr.-1997)


*Former Member of the "U.S.A. SHOOTO ASSOCIATION"
(Under Sensei-Yorinaga Nakamura from 2000-2002)

 

 


*I have also instructed members of the Military, Law Enforcement Agencies, Prison Guards, Security Officers, including Professional and Amateur Fighters since the early 1990’s!

 

 

 

www.myspace.com/mixedmartialartsfreestyle (Academy Site)

ww.myspace.com/americanmixedmartialarts  (I.M.M.A. Myspace) www.freewebs.com/mixedmartialartsfreestyleacademy (Academy Site)
www.immaa.net (Home Study Courses)
www.internationalelitecombatartssociety.com (Military/Law Enforcement/Street Combative Seminars & Courses)