Master Bill Nieves is the owner and head instructor who is an Okinawan Karate expert and holds a 5th degree Master Black Belt rank in Black Dragon Kenpo Karate and a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Comprehensive Combat Strategies. He has also trained in Tae Kwon Do and Hapkido karate.
Master Nieves starting practicing martial arts at the age of 14 and has been practicing martial arts and self defense for over 34 years and displays excellent technique and form and has real world/field experience.
Master Nieves has former Law Enforcement training and specializes in Close Quarter Combat, Collapsible Baton instruction (CQC), pressure point control tactics (PPCT), American Kenpo Karate, Isshin Ryu Karate, as well as elite bodyguard training and self defense. He holds a corporate protection specialist degree, a Bachelors Degree in criminal justice, an International PhD in Martial Science and various other training certifications. Master Nieves has been inducted into the 2013 United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame and has been re-nominated into the 2014 United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame.