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    Matthew Plewes??? Check this guy out

    This guy is trying to get into a newly formed association called:
    GLOBAL NETWORK OF PROFESSIONAL REALITY BASED FIGHTING INSTRUCTORS

    You guys have seen it all, but check this out....
    These are his claims, I have already begun to do some research and most of these Instructors I can't find or verify:


    Here it goes:

    Internationally certified and recognized 8th Degree Black Belt. 39 years in street defense. 34 years formal martial arts training, of which 22 years as a certified teacher. ( U.S.A. / Japan /Singapore / Indonesia ).
    He researches, studies and teaches primarily in Asia. But taught for over a decade in America before moving to Asia 9 years ago to continue his martial arts quest.
    He resides in Japan where he has been featured on national TV and newspapers sharing his defense skills and tips. ( Japan)

    ( Certificates, Licenses, Education, Experience )

    Collegiate Level Professional Certifications:

    Paul D. Camp College:
    - Engineering
    - Marketing and Management

    From the Criminal Justice Services of Virginia:
    - Private Investigator
    - Criminal Law
    - Civil Law
    - Interrogation Methodology
    - Principles of Loss Prevention
    - Surveillance Technologies and Techniques
    - C.S.I. Crime Scene Investigation
    - Data Recording and Reporting
    - Legal Testifying Methods

    From the Emergency Medical Services of Virginia:
    - Emergency Medical Technician-A ( Paramedic)
    - Emergency Vehicle Operator License
    - Vehicle Emergency Extrication
    - Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

    Martial Arts and Asian Studies:

    - 8th Rank/ Grand Master ( Received 4/08 Japan)
    - Chin Na (Seize and Control) based programs derived from a family Hong - - - Kong variation Shaolin Wu Xing Quan(Five Animal) Kung Fu.
    - Sankaku Goshinjutsu Kempo, 7th Degree Black Belt - Japan
    - Segitiga Buka Jalan Penchak Silat, Specialist Master ( 2009 )
    - Jeet Kune Do Concepts - VA-JKDC-1995 - Certified Instructor
    - H.K.Wing Chun Gung Fu under Johnny Wong/ Instructor Privilidge
    - Seikukan Shorinji Karate-Do - 5 years Under Grand Teramasa Ogawa
    - Krav Maga - IDF Combat - L.Soloman - 1984 / Hammond Benjaman - 2001-Japan
    - Escrima / Kali - Stick & Knife Fighting - Under Victor Inacio, Manilla, Philippine Police Department - Ceritfied Instructor
    - Yang Style Tai Chi Quan , Under Li Sun - Shanghai, China

    Health Sciences:

    - Studies in Acupressure, Shiatsu Massage - Deep Massage-Japan
    - Studies in Tui na, Seasonal Kung, and Chi-Kung - Indonesia
    - Studies in indonesian-Bali Massage and Aroma therapy - Bali</li>
    - Studies in Tai Chi Chuan for Health and Medicinal Kung- Japan</li>

    Professional Instructorships:

    - Instructor-Trainer of To- the- Point Defense and Safety
    - Instructer-Trainer of Professional Seize and Control Tactics
    - Instructor-Trainer of Five Animal Survival Tactics.</li>
    - Instructor-Trainer of C.A.I. Event Security Consultant and Enforcement
    - Instructor-Trainer of C.A.I. Basic Personal-Family Bodyguard/ Travel Escort
    - Instructor-Trainer of ISO Tech/ Security Specialist (International Investigations/Security/Operations Technician)

    Associations:

    - President and Founder of CAMAF- Chuntian Academy Martial Arts Federation
    - Past President of Masters of Asia Association ( M.O.A.A. )
    - Founder and Research-Student of (In Search of Masters in Asia (I.S.O.M.A.) 1998 to present
    - Japan Rep. International Independent Martial Artist Assoc. (I.I.M.A.A.)
    - IIMAA 2010 Hall of Fame Inductee - Grand Master of the Year
    - Asian Continental Representative for the Global Network of Professional Reality Based Fighting Instructors
    - Member Hong Kong Wing Chun Teachers Association - Japan
    - Member of Black Belt International Association
    - Member - Han Japan Karate-Do Association

    Other Specialties and Certifications ( experience ) :

    - SCUBA (Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus)
    - Certified in Basic Firefighting
    - College Courses in Engineering Technologies
    - Ordained Interfaith Minister
    - Meritorious Doctorate. Thesis on commonalities in cultures.
    Thousands of hours of study and action in humanities, interfaith and International culture studies and outreach - Japan
    - Fluency and Studies in English, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic and Indonesian
    - CASC. Certified Signaling and Communications Instructor
    - Wilderness Survival Tactics and Techniques- Instructor - Japan
    - Owner/Operator of Self Defense Schools.
    - C.P.S.T. Human Lie Detection Certified- Japan
    - C.P.S.T. Lip Reading Certified- Japan
    - Experienced in Event Security & Escort
    (Bodyguard and Event-Security Coordinator
    - Experienced with Handguns, Rifles and Shotguns
    - Experienced in living extensively in a foreign country, language and culture
    - Experienced in travel, living, culture, safety and security concerns in fundamentalist countries.
    - Experienced in travel, living, culture, safety and security concerns in Third-world countries.
    - Experienced in travel, living, culture, safety and security concerns in U.S. travel advisory danger countries.
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    You've found Jason Bourne

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    I cant find him on the internet accept for the site he created, and with the SUPERMAN profile, you think you would find SOMETHING, Somewhere!!!!!!
    I am so damn sick of these phoneys...ALl of his Instructors are not even in America!
    This is the web page: http://chuntianacademy.com/

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    He has GrandMaster Titles, Sifu Titles, Certified Instructor Titles and no one to ask....

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    What exactly is he an 8th degree black belt in?

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    He is on Facebook under the same name with access to his profile, I think he gave him that rank himself, I cant find squat on any organizations that he claims...I googled everything, again, no internet trail, no instructors I can certifiy...I am checking on his"SIFU" of wing chun right now...That guy is white, he claims its from Hong Kong...

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    I have just checked the Wing Chun Archives: under both Yipman and Non YipMan Lineages for Johnny Wong and NOTHING

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    He has a youtube channel
    http://www.youtube.com/user/mattplewes

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    His 8th Dan is through the IIMAA which is an organization which tries to lend credibility to people's self-confirmed ranks. Membership gives you access to the use of the IIMAA name in promotional materials and official looking certificates and certifications.

    Plewes is on here: http://www.iimaa.net/8thDan.html

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    I don't know anything about kung fu lineage but this seems legit with a bit of googling
    http://chuntianacademy.com/lineage/

    edit: this link too

    http://www.chuntianacademy.com/school-formative-lineage

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