Eric is life-long dedicated martial artist. He has trained intensively in the arts for over 30 years and has earned black belts in various systems.
In addition to his MBC experience, Eric is also a 5th degree Master level Instructor in Combat Hapkido, a Karate Jutsu Black Belt under Hock Hochheim and a Pacific Archipelago Combatives Black Belt under Hock Hochheim. He has also trained in Russian Systema, Ninjutsu, Aikijutsu, Jujitsu, Kenjutsu, Silat and Kali.
Eric has been teaching martial arts and self-defense programs full time for over 9 years and regularly teaches at seminars and private instruction sessions across the United States.
Eric has previously served as the Defensive Tactics instructor for the Grand County, CO. SWAT Team and is an Instructor with the International Police Defensive Tactics Institute.
He holds a BS degree in Political Science from the University of Illinois.