SIFU PAUL S. LEWIS
SIFU PAUL S. LEWIS (Chief Instructor and Operations Manager at Tiger Mat MMA Gym)
A) Certified 2nd Generation Senior Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do Grappling Association “Sifu” Instructor under Larry Hartsell (1st Generation student of the Bruce Lee’s Los Angeles Chinatown kwoon) and member of the world famous Inosanto Academy in Marina Del Rey, CA. under Larry Hartsell. Martial Arts studied: Jun Fan Gung Fu / Muay-Thai / Shooto / Filipino Kali-Eskrima-Arnis / Boxing / Silat / Catch-as-Can Wrestling / Sambo / Judo.
B) Direct student of the legendary “Judo” Gene LeBell and Gokor Chivichyan and long term member of the renowned Hayastan MMA Academy in North Hollywood, CA. Martial Arts studied: Judo / Sambo / Jiujitsu / Catch-as-Can Wrestling / Integrated Grappling & Submissions.
C) Direct student of Richard Bustillo (1st Generation student of Bruce Lee’s Los Angeles Chinatown kwoon) and former member of the I.M.B. Academy in Torrance, CA. Martial Arts studied: Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do / Boxing / Muay-Thai / Doce Pares / Filipino Kali-Eskrima-Arnis.
D) Private student of Patrick Strong (Original 1st Generation student of Bruce Lee’s original Seattle, WA. kwoon) and member of Deep Level Jeet Kune Do training. Martial Arts studied: Jun Fan Gung Fu / Wu Wei / Boxing / Wing Chun / Patrick Strong’s Deep Level Jeet Kune Do Concepts.
E) Certified Krav Maga instructor under Meyer Honig at United Israeli KAPAPP Academy in Los Angeles, CA.
F) Certified 1st Dan “Sa-Ba-Nim” under Grandmasters Jon Gul Park and Woon Choi at U.S. Taekwondo in Cerritos, CA
*2011 Masters Hall of Fame inductee. *President and Founder of INTERNATIONAL JKD COMPARISON at www.ijkdc.com *President and Founder of AMERICAN MARTIAL ARTS MOVEMENT at www.amam-magazine.com *Senior JFJKDGA Instructor at www.jkdassoc.com certified under Sifu Larry Hartsell. *Former 1993 California State Open T.K.D. Champion at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, CA. *Former 1981-1982 Chicagoland “No-Holds Barred” Champion in Chicago, IL.
COACH KEN DUDLEY
COACH KEN DUDLEY (Primary Instructor for Tiger Mat MMA Youth Programs)
A) Certified “Kru” in Muay-Thai / Kickboxing under Arjarn-Aachan Anthony James.
B) Certified “Guro” in Filipino Kali under Guro Terrence Atkins and Guro Mike Girvan.
C) Certified “Sifu” in Tai-Chi, Shaolin Qigong, Eastern Meditation and Healing Arts under Sigung Carl Totten and Grandmaster Liu, Sifu Sue Sheng, Kathy Zen-Shen, Kerri Draper and Steve Grody. Member of Taoist Institute of Los Angeles, Institute of Psycho-Structural Balancing and College of Human Ecology, Cornell University. Also, a member of the International Thai Therapy Association: Soma Veda Thai Yoga, Anantasuk School of Traditional Thai Medicine and Soma Veda Thai Yoga Therapy. Ken is also a certified Youth Counselor with decades of practical experience.
COACH KAMRON JONES
COACH KAMRON JONES (Team Tiger Mat MMA Grappling Instructor)
A) Certified in Japanese Dai Shin Budo. Martial Arts studied: Karate / Judo / Jiu-jitsu / Aikido / Muay-Thai / Krav Maga.
*Holds three consecutive California Sports MMA Heavyweight Titles 2013-2014. *Former Grand Champion Title Belt California Sports MMA 2014. *Won 2017 NAGA Intermediate Heavyweight Division in San Diego, CA. *Accomplished Wrestler and Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. *Currently an active competitor and Tiger Team Grappling Coach.