Dan Clark has been training in martial arts for over 35 years and is one of the founders of the Taijutsu Academy. Martial arts training had a profound impact on Dan during his teenage years and he became obsessed with training and learning about the various arts that he deemed were effective. His experience includes Hapkido, Togakure Ninjutsu, Robert Bussey’s Warrior International, and Taijutsu (essentially MMA in a system format). Dan received his
Dan developed a Takedown and Ground Control defensive tactics system which was taught both locally and nationally. Dan instructs students, military personnel, law enforcement officers and protection agents internationally in Combatives, Defensive Tactics, Gun & Knife Defense, and Takedowns and Ground Control. He served as a Police Officer for nearly 24 years, was a member of the SWAT Team, and manages a company which provides close protection for the world’s most at-risk executives and their families. Dan is a father of four and possesses a sincere passion for teaching and empowering the next generation of martial artists with a realistic self-defense and life skill set.