Andy Elliott – Chief Combat Instructor
Andy Elliott heads the team at CMAF, both a Director and Owner, expanding his existing companies of Kombatan Australia & Melbourne Suburbs Self Defence and evolving into a multi-faceted training academy.
Andy has trained in several styles of martial arts and combatives over the years achieving Black Belts and Instructor levels in many disciplines, including Grandmaster status in Filipino Kombatan Arnis, holding the international position of Chief Instructor for Australia & New Zealand.
He has also achieved nationally accredited academic qualifications including Diplomas of Sports Coaching & Development.
Andy is an international combatives instructor & defensive tactics expert, conducting seminars and training around the world on a regular basis, having taught combatives in 20 countries. He embraces propagating Filipino Martial Arts, along with Multi-Dimensional Warriors, where he is honoured to be one of the few authorised International Instructors & Mentor.
“I personally love pressure testing combatives as it determines what is real. You need this to be able to train & impart combative truths. Truth is always based on fact!”
Andy instructs members from Special Forces, Law Enforcement, Prison Guards, Security, Martial Artists & Civilians both nationally & internationally, keeping his skills up by training in hard-core South Africa.
He has also dedicated a lot of his time over the years educating & supporting victims of crime, welfare groups, community groups, women’s groups etc. There is nothing more gratifying to educate people with life saving methodology!
Note: Andy has been featured on the front cover of Blitz – Australia’s premier martial arts magazine latest edition & in the 25th Anniversary Elite Instructors edition.
MAIN QUALIFICATIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS
- 8TH DAN BLACK BELT – GRANDMASTER
Filipino Kombatan Arnis- Presas Style
All Dan Gradings directly by Great Grandmaster Ernesto A Presas internationally
- CHIEF INSTRUCTOR AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
Filipino Kombatan Arnis
- SECRETARY GENERAL AUSTRALIA
Filipino Kombatan Arnis
- HALL OF FAME INDUCTION IPMAF
- Philippines Worldwide Organisation 2007
- MULTI-DIMENSIONAL WARRIORS AUTHORISED INTERNATIONAL INSTRUCTOR
- ADVANCED CONFLICT TRAINING (ACT) Australian Representative
- DIRECTOR / CHIEF INSTRUCTOR
- Combat Martial Arts & Fitness P/L
- Kombatan Australia P/L
- Melbourne Suburbs Self Defence
- 2ND DAN BLACK CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR
Kyusho-Jitsu (Pressure Points)
- CERTIFIED LEVEL 3 INSTRUCTOR
Humane Pressure Point Tactics (HPPT)
- 1ST DAN BLACK – Kali: Arnis de Mano
- INSTRUCTOR – Modern Arnis
- BLACK BELT – Shukokai Karate
- Trained & Graded in Yawara Military Ju-Jitsu, Wing Chun, Kali Sikaran
- Experienced Bouncer / Doorman
- NATIONALLY ACCREDITED INSTRUCTOR
- INTERNATIONAL INSTRUCTOR & ADVISOR
- DIPLOMA OF SPORTS (Sports Coaching) Specialisation – Martial Arts
- DIPLOMA OF SPORTS (Sports Development)
- CERT 4 Workplace Trainer & Assessor
- Austudy Approved
- First Aid Level 2
- Working With Children Check Card