Guru Robert Neal has been training in martial arts since 2002. He has trained in many different styles including Karate, Wing Chun, Muay Thai, Tai Chi, and several others, but he specializes in Silat Serak and Bukti Negara. Guru Robert has had the privilege of training with multiple Silat instructors including Maha Guru Cliff Stewart, Guru Besar Marce de Thouars, Maha Guru Horacio Rodriguez, Guru Fredia Lynn Doyle, Guru Louis Campos and Nathan Carlen. Guru Robert has spent his adult life working in the field of security and law enforcement. He has used his martial arts skills in real life. He is extremely knowledgable and skilled. He is one of the best Silat instructors around!
Guru Tara Gruberger started her martial arts journey when she was 8 years old in the style of Tae Kwon Do. In 2010, she began learning American Tang Soo Do, and since then, has learned several other styles. While she has trained in multiple styles, she specializes in Silat Serak and Bukti Negara. She has had the privilege of training with many Silat instructors including Maha Guru Cliff Stewart, Guru Besar Marce de Thouars, Maha Guru Horacio Rodriguez, Guru Fredia Lynn Doyle, and Guru Louis Campos. Guru Tara went to school to be a teacher and has her special education teaching credential. Her teaching experience has improved her teaching of martial arts because she is able to break down complex information in a way that anyone can understand.
Guro Josh Glover began training in martial arts during his childhood. His first martial arts styles were Fencing, Iiado, and wrestling. He started getting serious about martial arts when he began training at East West Wing Chun in Oakland, CA in 2009 under Sifu Jasan Fuji. He trained consistently for one year before he moved to Los Angeles, CA in 2010. Once he moved to Los Angeles, he began training with his Eskrima Serrada instructor, Grand Master Sultan Uddin. Serrada is now his main style and he has a group that he teaches. He has been teaching Serrada since 2015 and will continue to instruct students to pass on his style.