ICST FOUNDER, DIRECTOR

NEAL J. HUMMERSTONE (Grand Master)

International Combative Survival Tactics, Founder & Director
10th Dan Aiki Tora Ryu Aikido, Founder

Grand Master Neal Hummerstone

Grand Master Neal Hummerstone

Neal Hummerstone – founder, director and chief instructor for International Combative Survival Tactics (ICST), is a Grand Master level instructor with over 60 years experience teaching martial arts and combative systems, and master level instructor for military and police combative tactics. GM Hummerstone has gained international and living legend status among the martial arts, military and police elite across the world including the USA, Europe, Israel, Japan, Russia and Korea, Jamaica, among others.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • International Combative Survival Tactics, Founder & Director
  • Deputy Director Police Tactics Instructors of America
  • International Police Association – Germany 2008
  • IMAF Protection and Security Tactics – Germany 2008
  • Certified Instructor – Police Self-Defense Instructor International
  • Senior Instructor Tactical Edged Weapons for Law Enforcement and Military – CSSD/SC
  • Founder and Chief Instructor – Aiki Tora Ryu Aikido – International Aiki Tora Ryu – 10th Dan

MEMBERSHIPS, ACHIEVEMENTS, AWARDS

  • Member of the World Head of Family Sokeship Council
  • Member of the American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers
  • Member of the American Academy for Russian Martial Arts and Combat Skills
  • Member of the Police Martial Arts Association of Canada

ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS
International Martial Arts Hall of Fame awards:

  • Legendary Grandmaster of the World Head of Family Council 2014
  • Honor Award World Ambassador of Martial Arts, Germany 2013
  • Shogun Award for Continued Excellence in the Martial Arts 2013
  • Platinum Life Achievement (Over 50 Years In The Martial Arts) 2012
  • Grandmaster Warrior Of The WHFC 2011
  • World Ambassador Of Martial Arts 2010
  • International Master Instructor Military, Anti-Terror In CQC 2009
  • Police Tactics Of America For International Service 2008
  • International Grandmaster Aiki Tora Ryu Aikido 2004
  • International Grandmaster of the Year – Self Defense 2003
  • Distinguished Grandmaster Aiki Tora Ryu Aikido 2002
  • Millennium Grandmaster Instructor of the Year 2000
  • Grandmaster Instructor of the Year 1999
  • Golden Life Achievement Award for 1998
  • Grandmaster of the Year 1997

London, England International Hall Of Fame

  • Excellence In The Martial Arts Award 2006
  • Founders Award Aiki Tora Ryu 2007
  • Florida Hall of Fame Diamond Award – 2003
  • Florida Hall of Fame Grandmaster of the Year – 2002
  • Florida Hall of Fame Awarded Founder/Pioneer 2001
  • World Martial Arts Hall of Fame Weapons Expert 1994
  • Who’s Who in American Martial Arts 1987

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Certified Instructor: Police Self Defense International
  • Certified Instructor: Police Tactics Instructors of America
  • Senior Instructor: Tactical Edged Weapons for Law Enforcement And Military

MARTIAL ARTS RANKING

  • Soke – Head of System – Aiki Tora Ryu Aikido
  • Martial Arts USA – 10th. Dan Aiki Tora Ryu Aikido
  • 8th Dan Jujutsu
  • Guro Lima Sayoc Arnis-Escrima-Kali (Fifth Dan)
  • Ernesto Presas Kombatan – (International Philippine Martial Arts Federation Recognized) – Lakan Apat (4th Degree Black Belt)
  • 4th Dan Black Belt Iaido
  • Kati Bayan – Expert Level Black Belt – Arnis
  • Black Belts in Hapkido and Jiujutsu