PROFESSOR DAVE JOHNSON
Professor Johnson began his journey into the world of Martial Arts in 1959. For over four decades he has studied more than a dozen styles of martial arts. In 1996 he was named "Master Instructor of the Year" by the World Martial Arts Hall of Fame and listed internationally in the Who is Who in Martial Arts by martialinfo.com. He is also a member of the prestigious Martial Arts History Museum.
CREATOR OF SELF DEFENSE SYSTEM
He is recognized worldwide as one the foremost experts in unarmed self-defense and is credited for developing one of the most complete self-defense systems in the world, Seieido (The Elite Path of Mastery).
the powerful strikes and kicks of Shotokan and Taekwondo, the lighting fast hand techniques of Shoshu, Wing Chun, and Jeet Kune Do, the Joint Locks and throwing techniques of Aikido, Hapkido, Hwa Rang Do, Aikijutsu and Judo, combined with Non-aggressive Control Holds, Nerve Stimulation, Knife and Gun Defense and Retention, Advanced Ground Fighting Skills, and Tactical Firearm Training, Professor Johnson has developed a system that lacks nothing except an individual?s desire to obtain an ?Elite Level? of personal self-defense ability.
There is little wonder why he is in such demand by Law Enforcement, Security, and Military personnel, Executive Protection Specialists, and Martial Arts Instructors throughout the world.
In 1990 Professor Johnson graduated from the ?Harvard of Bodyguard Schools? Executive Security International. Graduating #1 in his class and achieving the highest overall score to that date, he became a ?Certified Protection Specialist.? On the competitive level, Professor Johnson is a two-time State Gold Medalist and a National Silver Medalist.
When it comes to Community involvement, Professor Johnson has:
Served as the City Crime Prevention Committee Chairman, developed his State?s first High School Martial Arts Program, was instrumental in developing after school programs for at-risk youth, helped develop The City of Fresno?s ?Police Activities League? Martial Arts Program,and has conducted numerous safety and self-defense seminars for many Women?s organizations. He has received citations from both the State Senate and Legislature and has been nationally recognized as "Business Man of the Year"
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He has appeared: in four films, on the cover of Inside Taekwondo Magazine, on three of the Ultimate Combat Trading Cards, has been featured in dozens of news articles, and has appeared on many news and talk shows.
He also held the position of Head Impact Weapons and Weaponless Defense Instructor for The Police Science Institute.
Professor Johnson received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and his M.B.A. in Global Business and Electronic Commerce. He is currently President of the International Seieido Federation and Director of Tactical Training International.
9th Degree Black Belt I.S.F
6th Degree Black Belt W.T.F
5th Degree Black Belt I.S.K.A.
4th Degree Black Belt I.C.H.F.
M.B.A. National University
Graduated with Highest honors
B.A. National University
Graduated Suma Cum Lade
Executive Security International
Certified Protection Specialist (#1 in Class) P.O.S.T. (Peace Officers Standards and Training) Basic Law Enforcement Academy 1976 and 2002 California Department of Real Estate Licensed Real Estate Broker
P.O.S.T. Certified Instructor • Firearms P.O.S.T. Certified Instructor • Impact Weapons P.O.S.T. Certified Instructor • Weaponless Defense Department of Justice • Concealed Weapons Permit Instructor Department of Justice • Firearms Instructor Bureau of Security and Investigation Services • Impact Weapons Instructor Bureau of Security and Investigation Services • Firearms Instructor
International Seieido Federation • President Tactical Training International • President West Coast Anti-Terrorism Taskforce • Founding Member International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors • Member International Academy of Executive Protection Agents • Member International Foundation for Protection Officers • Member World Martial Arts Hall of Fame • Inductee Martial Arts History Museum • Member Executive Security International Alumni Association • Member World Taekwondo Federation • Master Instructor International San Ten Karate Association • Member Anasazi Martial Arts Counsel • Founding Member International Combat Hapkido Federation • Master Instructor International Bujinkan Dojo Association • Member Association of International Private Investigators and Bodyguards • Member