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Protection and the Martial Arts

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The IPSI/Metro Show is an hour of entertaining and informative conversation for the international protection community, dedicated to those who put their lives on the line every day in the protection of others. 

Our special guest this week is Ultimate Gym owner Mr. Doug Brafford.  In addition to his 31 years of martial arts experience, Doug has worked protection at numerous nightclubs in the Carolinas and has first-hand knowledge of what keeps people safe in these fast paced club environments.

Doug started his formal martial arts training in 1980.  These are the highlights of his career; 1983 - 1st Dan Black Belt in Shorinji Toraken Do-Kempo Karate, 1984 - 2nd Dan Black Belt in Shorinji Toraken Do-Kempo Karate and 1st Dan Black Belt in Shorinji Toraken Do-Jiu-Jitsu,  1985 - became certified stuntman, 1990 - Co-Founded PMA (Pratical Martial Arts) with Guru Rob Kelly, 1991 - Instructor Level in Jun Fan Martial Arts under Dan Inosanto and Instructor Level in Filipino Martial Arts under Dan Inosanto, 1993 - Instructor Level in Muay Thai (Thai Boxing) under Ajarn Chai (Surachai Sirisute), 2005 - Opened Ultimate Gym in Charlotte, North Carolina, 2010 - Instructor Level in the United States Muay Thai Association.

So join host Karl de la Guerra for an hour of news and talk on protection and the martial arts.