Advisors
 
Damian Halforty

Tactical Advisor E-Mail: halforty@xtra.co.nz Website: www.power-station.co.nz Damian is the owner of The Power Station Gym in Auckland, New Zealand. With 16 years martial arts experience, he is Director and Head Instructor of the Auckland Kali Group, and also the Bakbakan Kali New Zealand representative. Featured in Masters of the Blade, a book dedicated to Edged Weapon instructors […]

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Steven W. Mosley

Military Advisor E-Mail:  stevenmosley@hotmail.com Website: http://www.combathard.com Phone: (678) 410-9871 Steven Mosley has over two decades of martial arts and law enforcement experience.  He is the Head Coach and co-founder of Combat Hard™ Fitness & Fighting, LLC.  He has also been involved in firearms and defensive tactics instruction for over 20 years. Steven holds a first-degree black belt in […]

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Paul Graber

Special Population Advisor E-Mail: paul@bentmonk.com Paul Graber was born in 1969. At the age of two he was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. It severely limited his mobility and drastically affected his sense of balance. After heel cord surgery and physical therapy, he was able to walk by the age of five. He was raised to never […]

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Andrew Durniat

Strength and Conditioning Advisor E-Mail: andrew.durniat@ikff.net Andrew Durniat, C.S.C.S., owner of Optimal Performance Training. Andrew is an international kettlebell competitor and current American record holder for the single arm snatch (147 reps, 32kg). He is known for his combining Kettlebell lifting with the Olympic and Power lifts to create the ultimate in athletic potential. His training […]

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Bob Budai

Functional Movement Specialist E-Mail: bob.budai@ikff.net Bob graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelors degree in Physical Education and Exercise Science. He then went on to earn a second Bachelor in Health Science and a Masters in Physical Therapy from the University of Michigan. In addition to his formal degrees, Bob has also earned numerous certifications […]

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Edward Coughlin

Qigong and Oriental Medicine Advisor E-Mail: edward.coughlin@ikff.net Edward Coughlin has studied and taught Chinese martial arts, qi gong, classical and Tibetan yoga and Chinese medicine for 28 years. A senior student of Master Kao San Lun, he is a 35th generation disciple of the Little Nine Heaven system of martial arts. He has trained in the […]

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Rashard Cook

Director of Community Athletics E-Mail: rashard.cook@ikff.net With his background as a professional athlete, Rashard brings a world of practical experience to the IKFF team. A multi-sport athlete in high school, Rashard excelled in football where he became an All-American and went to on to play collegiate football at the University of Southern California where he received […]

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Scott Helsley

Medical Advisor E-Mail: scott.helsley@ikff.net Scott Helsley is a physician and a lifelong student of exercise and health. He also holds a doctorate in Pharmacology. He strives to maintain a healthy balance between family life, work and his fitness interests. Scott’s medical practice is in Anesthesiology which, given his unique background, allows an ideal mix of pharmacology […]

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