Filipino/Thai Martial Arts Academy
A division of Tactical Defense LLC
 Call us: 520-591-1021
1674 N. Country Club Rd.
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​Dayton Larsh- Owner/Head Instructor
Owner and head instructor of the Filipino/Thai Martial Arts Academy in Tucson Arizona. I have been in the martial
arts for 28 years. I have been 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 (Full Instructor level) – Sifu Joaquin Almeira

Filipino Martial Arts (Full 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 the last 10 years as a security contractor and training officer for the Department of Homeland Security. My job entailed the training of 750 security contractors for the US Customs and border
protection projects 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 civilians.