Brian Gerona has achieved the title Guro in Kali-Escrima-Arnis Filipino Martial Arts with a Black Sarong (Level 12) and the title Sifu in Jun Fan Gung-Fu (Jeet Kune Do) with a Black Sash (Level 12). Brian is certified by Dan Inosanto and Erik Paulson as a Representative Instructor of Combat Submission Wrestling (CSW), and he is certified by Dan Inosanto as an instructor in both Jun Fan Gung Fu and Filipino Martial Arts. Brian is also a member of the Inosanto International Martial Arts Instructors Association. Brian Gerona has been titled "Guro First Hagdan" in the Pekiti Tirsia Kali System by Grand Tuhan Leo Gaje, Jr., and he has received additional training from Icing Atillo, Grand Tuhon Nene Tortal, and Rico Chiaparelli.
Guro Dan Inosanto is legendary for his martial arts skill, knowledge, and experience. He is considered to be one of the world's foremost authorities on Jun Fan Gung Fu (Jeet Kune Do) concepts and on the Filipino martial arts such as Kali. One of only three instructors appointed by Bruce Lee, Guro Dan continues to teach both at his academy in Los Angeles, California and around the world.
Erik Paulson, founder of CSW (Combat Submission Wrestling), received training at the Inosanto Academy of Martial Arts. World-famous for his skill as a fighter, having competed in numerous international tournaments, Erik is undefeated in Japan as the World Light-Heavyweight Shoot-wrestling Champion. In addition to his skill as a fighter, Erik Paulson is considered to be an outstanding grappling instructor and is in high demand for seminars around the world.