Bram Frank

Founder & Director: Common Sense Self Defense/Street Combat Tactical Systems
Grandmaster: CSSD/SC MBC GUNTING / Conceptual Modern Arnis/ Combat Arnis

* Recognition by World Head of Family Sokeship Council August 31, 2003, includes:
  Common Sense Self Defense systems: Combat Arnis, Conceptual Modern Arnis, Martial Blade Craft, Gunting,
  CSSD Tactical Systems
* Recognized as first Contemporary Self Defense Combat system in the WHOFSC.
* 42 years studying & teaching martial arts:
  Contemporary Knife Craft, Combat Arnis, Filipino Martial Arts, Modern Arnis, JKD, Wing Chun, Dillman Kyushu Jitsu,
  American Karate-TKD, Small Circle JuJitsu and other related martial arts.
* 5th Dan Arnis Maharlikha - Datu Shishir Inocalla - Arnis Maharlikha Martial Arts Federation of the Philippines, Master Level Instructor
* 3rd Dan 1st generation personal student of MODERN ARNIS founder Professor Remy Presas deceased), Level 4 - Advanced Instructor
* Senior Master Instructor - Board of Directors Independent International Modern Arnis, 2003
* Senior Master Instructor & Practioner—Senior Master Board of the Philippines, 2005
* Senior Master Instructor & Practioner—IMAFP 2006 Manila Philippines: 3rd FMA & Presas Memorial
* 7th Dan Kali-Eskrima-Arnis - personal student of Punong Guro Neal Hummerstone, 2005
* 5th Dan ArKido - personal student of Grandmaster Neal Hummerstone, 2003
* 3rd Dan Dennis Survival Ju Jitsu- Master Dennis Hanover, Israel
* Tactical Knife Master Instructor Dennis Survival
* 3rd Dan Conceptual Hapkido - Grandmaster Neal Hummerstone
* 2nd Dan American Karate-TKD, Senior Instructor
* 3rd Dan Shuri-Gojo Ryu: Shihan Larry Pizzi & Glenn Mehlman 6th Dan
* Director & Founder of original SPYDERCO MBC-Martial Blade Craft Program (with Senior Guro Michael Janich)
* Police Tactical Knife Instructor ASLET
* Police Tactical Kubaton-Short staff Instructor ASLET
* PFS-Knife Instructor - Paul Vunak - Progressive Fighting Systems, 2000
* Expert Class #1 Congress of American Knife Fighters
* Basic Instructor Traditional Wing Chun - Sifu Steve Chen Lee
* RIDDLER OF STEEL & Guest Instructor
* MENSAN : member of MENSA: The high IQ society since 1984
* Inventor / designer of the KINETIC SERIES of tactical folding knives:
  - The ESCALATOR by REKAT
  - The GUNTING, DRONE & the CRMIPT by SPYDERCO
  - The ABANIKO Tactical Fighters by Ontario Knives
  - The LAPU LAPU CORTO Tactical folder by Cherusker Messer
  - The Submarine & D-Tactical Fixed blades by LINTON Knives
  - The Lapu Lapu fixed blade Tactical by Strider knives
  - The TUSOK, DESANGUT, GUNTaNECK, LLC MAGNUM by Cherusker Messer

ACHIEVEMENTS:

* Chief instructor S2-TIS Knife Counter Knife, from 2003
* Instructor Israeli Anti Terror-IDF-ISA-Knife Counter Knife, 2003
* Chief Instructor @ FLECT TSA-FAM program-Gunting-CRMIPT
* VIDEO QUEST: Gunting Instructional Video Series, 2002
* Chief Instructor for Advanced Instructors @ FLETC-USBP Knife/Counter Knife & Impact Tool, 2002
* Instructor ISA-IDF Knife Counter Knife, 2002
* Chief Instructor @ FLETC for the USBP-Knife/Counter Knife, 2001
* Chief Instructor @ ASLET National Conference Knife/Counter Knife, 2001
* Chief Instructor @ ISA Knife/Counter Knife Seminars, 2001
* 26th SOF Convention – Tactical Knife Instructor: Soldier of Fortune, 2000
* VIDEO QUEST Video Series on the GUNTING KNIFE: SPYDERCO
* Chief Instructor Knife-Edged Weapons: SPETZNAS- ROSS: Russian Martial Art. St. Petersburg, 2000
* Chief Instructor/ Director: COMMANDMENTS of STEEL: Knife Counter Knife Training Camp Israel, 1998 - 2008
* First in series: MODERN KNIVES magazine by James Keating: Masters of the BLADE: Bram Frank
* PALADIN PRESS video Martial Artist Knife Videos volume 1&2: The Leading Edge, 1999
* VIDEO QUEST video series Tactical Knife, Stick fighting & Knife fighting, 1998
* Chief Instructor : Ontario Knives & ICHF Edged Weapons Camp, 1998
* Instructor Edged Weapons SOF Convention : Soldier of Fortune, 1996
* Staff Instructor Edged Weapons AWSDA: American Woman’s Self Defense Association Convention, 1996
* CHIEF INSTRUCTOR & DIRECTOR of Training BLUNT & EDGED WEAPONS as Directed by Prof Remy Presas.
  as Modern Arnis representative to ICHF. ICHF-Camps, 1994-95-96-97
* Camp Director Modern Arnis Camps Florida: 1994-95-96
* Featured in many publications worldwide: Newspapers, magazines; MARTIAL ARTS ILLUSTRATED, WORLD OF   MARTIAL ARTS, FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS, TAE KWON DO & KOREAN COMBATIVE ARTS, COMBAT ARTS,
  TACTICAL KNIVES, KARATE VOICE Magazine, radio shows, and television

AWARDS:

2007 Black Belt Magazines Hall of Fame: Weapons Instructor of the Year
2007 Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Fame “ Grand Master of the Year”
2006 Cosmopolitan Martial Arts Hall of Fame: Diamond “Life time” Achievement Award
2005 World Head of SOKE Councilship Hall of Fame: Grandmaster CQC & Tactical Knife Instructor
2004 World Head of SOKE Councilship Hall of Fame: International Grandmaster : Tactical Training
2004 Cosmopolitan Martial Arts Hall of Fame: Silver Lifetime Achievement Award : Tactical Combatives Instructor
2003 World Head of SOKE Councilship Hall of Fame: Teaching Excellence: Modular Training
2002 World Head of SOKE Councilship Hall of Fame: Martial Blade Craft: Master Instructor
2001 World Head of SOKE Councilship Hall of Fame: Knife Combatives: Master Instructor
2001 Cosmopolitan Martial Arts Hall of Fame: Master Instructor of Year: Martial Blade Craft
2000 World Head of SOKE Councilship Hall of Fame: Most Innovative Weaponry: Gunting
1999 World Head of SOKE Councilship Hall of Fame : Seminar Leader & Instructor
1999 Cosmopolitan Martial Arts Hall of Fame: Most Innovative Weapons Design & Instructor: GUNTING
1998 World Head of SOKE Councilship Hall of Fame 1st “Weapons Instructor of the Year”
1998 Karate Voice Martial Arts Hall of Fame “Silver Lifetime Achievement Award”
1998 Martial Arts Masters, Pioneers & Legends Hall Of Fame “ Master Instructor of the Year”
1997 WHSCMHF “Master Instructor of the Year”- Arnis
1997 Liaison RANDALL FIGHTING Knives
1996 Karate Voice FLORIDA Black Belt Hall of Fame “ Master Instructor of the Year”
1996 WHSCMHF “ Master Instructor of the Year”
1995 World Martial Arts Hall Of Fame “Instructor of the year Arnis”


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