Hank Hayes has been a fighting arts practitioner and instructor since 1973 and has spent 10 years in executive protection. He has trained with and alongside many of the most elite martial artists in the world. His resume reads like a "Who's who" of martial arts. As Hank's experience with weapon systems and weapon fighting developed, he saw the need for a training blade that marked and he invented the world's first tactical marking blade with safety edge for reality training. His company, No Lie Blades, is dedicated to helping the military, law enforcement, security and combative martial artist gain superior offensive and defensive tactical knife skills in the shortest time possible. No Lie Blades provides both training tools and onsite certification training programs to military, law enforcement, government and private sectors.