US Martial Tactical News
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CONGRATULATIONS US-MTA CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORSThe United States Martial Tactical Association held a two day intensive Instructor Training Course on Veteran's Day weekend - November 12th and 13th. Candidates from all around the United States attended. Below are the graduates of the course. They are now front line representatives for the US-MTA, qualified and eager to train you.
Pictured above not in order: John Linebarger, Michael Dunphy, John Paxton, Louis Begue, Todd Pearson, John Parks, Gerald Bernier, Jeffrey Langholtz, Roger Remillard, Richard Caron, Bryan LaBrecque, Jean Merilan, Ray Linebarger, Martin Santillan, Mitchell Shacter, Otto Ameperosa, Donald Alley, Aaron Harneck, Greg Boliard, Alexander Lanshe, James Del Garbino, Shari Lewis, Diana Giannetti, Gus Lanshe, Richard Sacco, Kyle Whiddon, Amanda Froelich, Joshua Kovalchuk, Joe Mills, Fedrico Luna, and Berge Avesian
US-MTA Certified Instructor Page HERE
Martial Tactical Instructor Training
Qualified US Martial Tactical Association members are gearing up for the US Martial Tactical Instructor Training Program. The intensive training program will provide potential instructor candidates with the information and skill sets required to instruct US Martial Tactical training programs. The course will run November 12th and 13th 2011.
MICHIGAN FORCE TRAINING SEMINAR HUGE SUCCESS
US-MTA Director John Viol demonstrating folding knife tactics at sampler in Michigan.
There was a huge turnout for the US-Martial Tactical training seminar at the Suishinkan - Athletic Republic center in Pontiac Michigan. Participants were introduced to Phase 2 of martial tactical training. Photos courtesy of Jean Merilan - Thank you Jean!
Participants working on Torso Targets
Phase 2 training included a wide variety of martial tactical applications including the tactical pen, flashlight, folding knife, baton, and unarmed equivalents. See the US Martial Tactical YouTube Channel for a brief sampler video.
Participants learned phase 2 of the tactical pen, tactical flashlight, tactical baton, folding knife and more.
Phase 2 martial tactical training included some Force-on-Force training where attackers attack full force against a protector with a firearm. Participants were also treated to using our IES interactive shooting simulator which is used by the US Secret Service, FBI, CIA, Federal Air Marshals, all branches of the Military, and many Law Enforcement departments.
Demonstration of Force-on-Force training.
The event was sponsored and coordinated by John Parks of the Suishinkan at the Athletic Republic in Pontiac Michigan. Mr. Parks was presented with certificates of appointment as a Primary Member, certificate of commission as the Michigan state representative of the US-MTA, certificate of registration as an official US-MTA school, and a certificate of appreciation. John deserves a lot of praise for his outstanding efforts in coordinating the event. It was a lot of work and John handled it all flawlessly.
Michigan State Representative John Parks receiving multiple US-MTA certificates
The event was well attended by many US-MTA members and representatives from all over. Members from Arizona, Michigan, Ohio, Florida and other states. Participants from Canada were also there.
Arizona State Representative John Linebarger also received multiple US-MTA certificates
Special thanks goes to Arizona state representative and Primary Member John Linebarger for his participation and contributions to the event. Mr. Linebarger's efforts helped make it possible for the event to be presented in the most professional manner. His participation along with other state representatives shows the national support structure of the United States Martial Tactical Association.
Martial Tactical YouTube Channel
We have recently uploaded a couple new videos to YouTube.
NEW - US-MTA TACTIPS!
- New US-MTA National Director Appointed
John Viol, US-MTA Chief Technical Advisor, has recently been appointed as the new National Director for the US-MTA.
- New US-MTA State
Congratulations to the newly appointed US-MTA State Representatives.
- New Primary Members
Congratulations to the newly selected US-MTA Primary members.
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- New Primary Member
John Linebarger of Kosho Corporation in Arizona has just become a US Martial Tactical Association Primary Member. Primary members are key members within the association who are influential in all aspects of our functions. Welcome and congratulations John!
Martial Tactical YouTube Channel
We have recently created a YouTube account. Check out the sampler video.
- New Technical Advisor Appointed
US-MTA founding member John Viol was recently appointed as the chief technical advisor for the Martial Tactical training programs. Mr. Viol's eminent qualifications stem from real-world experiences covering over four decades of training. Mr. Viol's initial task is to synchronize all US Martial Tactical Association certified instructors with standards of the US Martial Tactical curriculum.
- Martial Tactical Training at Sakura
US Martial Tactical training programs are now being offered at the Sakura Battleground facility in Canton, Ohio. Martial Tactical Training Poster / Flyer PDF
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