Filipino/Thai Martial Arts Academy
A division of Tactical Defense LLC
Call us: 520-591-1021
1674 N. Country Club Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85716
Dayton Larsh- Owner/Head Instructor
I have been involved in the Martial Arts for 30 years. I have training in Muay Thai and Filipino martial art since 1990. 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 (Instructor) – Sifu Joaquin Almeira
Filipino Martial Arts (Instructor)- Sifu Joaquin Almeira
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (blue belt)- Carlson Graice jr
Kajukembo Karate (black belt)- Veon McCarell
Pekiti Tirisa Kali (level one student)- Tuhon Bill McGrath & Tuhon Tim Waid
Member of M.A.R.S (Martial Arts research system)- Sifu Ron Balicki
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.
General Manager and Director of tactical training for Marksman Pistol Institute- Tucson AZ.
I have spent 10 years as a security contractor and training officer for the Department of Homeland Security with Customs and border
protection projects in AZ, CA, TX and NM. I am the owner of 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 civilians.