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Ep.173 - Sifu Alan Baker - Continuously Growing a Business

Sifu Alan Baker / Atlanta Martial Arts Center

Sifu Alan Baker is an internationally recognized martial arts & self-defense expert. He has been training continually in the Martial Arts since 1981 and teaching since 1990. He has 39 years of continuous experience in the arts. In 1999 he was inducted into the WHFSC International Martial Arts Hall of Fame. He has also been recognized for developing the Warriors Path Physical Fitness Program and is the founder of the Civilian Tactical Training Association, he has appeared in several national magazine articles.

In the course of his career he has attained the level of black belt or higher in multiple disciplines of martial arts as well as multiple instructor level certifications in additional systems under some of the industry’s most renowned teachers such as Tuhon Dan Inosanto, Master Pedro Sauer, Sifu Francis Fong, Sensei Erik Paulson, Ajarn Chai Sirisute, Ajarn Greg Nelson, Tuhon Tim Waid, Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje, Jr, Professor James Cravens, Master Bob Byrd, Guro Don Garon, Grandmaster Dana Miller, and Sifu Paul Vunak.

In the tactical training field Sifu Baker has taught countermeasures and defensive tactics, firearms, and edged-weapon programs through his AMAC Tactical Training Group to Fortune 50 corporate security teams and law enforcement / SWAT teams throughout the United States from the Marietta SWAT team here in Georgia to the Cincinnati SWAT team and the California Highway Patrol unit just to name a few. He has been privileged to work with and design training programs for the Department of Defense, CIA, and other specialized government and military groups like the U.S. Department Of Homeland Security.

Sifu Baker is a certified Armed Personal Protection Specialist (PPS) and the Defensive Tactics Instructor for The Executive Protection Institute (EPI) in Clarke County, Virginia, where he created a specialized defensive tactics program for Protection Agents (Bodyguards), named Protection Response Tactics (PRT). Sifu Baker’s AMAC Tactical Group also teaches the defensive tactics for Vehicle Dynamics Institute is located in New Jersey. VDI & EPI are considered the top schools for teaching Executive Protection (Bodyguards) and tactical / security driving in the World.

Alan is also the Association Director for the Combat Submission Wrestling Association (CSW) and the Francis Fong Instructor Association (FFIA). The CSW Association was founded by Sensei Erik Paulson and develops professional martial arts coaches around the world. The FFIA Was founded by Sifu Francis Fong and trains professional Wing Chun Kung Fu instructors.


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Sifu Alan Baker / Atlanta Martial Arts Center