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Welcome Dayton Larsh, Instructor – Tucson, AZ

Dayton Larsh
1672 N. Country Club Road
Tucson, AZ

T: 520-591-1021


I am the owner and head instructor of the Filipino/Thai Martial Arts Academy in Tucson Arizona. I have been in the martial
arts for 25 years. I have been training in Muay Thai and Filipino martial art since1990. I am a former amateur fighter in ISKA and USMTA from 1987 to 1995. I have owned my academy since Feb of 1995. I have been certified in Modern Arnis and
Muay Thai under Guro Dondi Marble. I also have the following martial arts background:

Jun Fan Gung Fu – JKD Grappling Association (Full Instructor) – Sifu Larry Hartsell

Jun Fan Gung Fu (apprentice instructor level) – Sifu Joaquin Almeira

Filipino Martial Arts (Full instructor)- Sifu Joaquin Almeira

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (purple belt)- Carlson Graice jr/Conan Silveria

Kajukembo Karate (black belt)- Veon McCarell

Pekiti Tirisa Kali (level one student)- Tuhon Bill McGrath

Defensive Tactics Instructor (L.E.)- Vinson training center c/o Los Fresnos Police Dept.

OC/Chemical agent instructor- Vinson training center c/o Los Fresnos Police Dept

Expandable baton instructor- Vinson training center c/o Los Fresnos Police Dept.

I have spent the last 10 years as a security contractor and training officer for the Department of Homeland Security for a company called G4S Secure Solutions. My job entailed the training of 750 security contractors for the US Customs and border
protection project in AZ, CA, TX and NM. I also own Tactical Defense training and consulting LLC which specializes in providing security training to private companies in Tucson and Texas. I am also a NRA certified firearms instructor for civilian and L.E.