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At this event, martial arts Hall of Famer, Julius Melegrito will teach participants how to use items they have readily available in self-defense situations. “In Philippine Martial Arts, we often train with sticks, but realistically, no-one walks around town carrying one. This workshop will show how you can apply those same principles to things you do have – car keys, a water bottle, a cell phone. umbrella, purse, back packs and even a winter jacket”

When: April 8, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Location: Martial Arts International, LLC

(36th St. & H-way 370 By Bakers & Target)

Cost: Only $25 with proceeds going to Wounded Warrior Project.





About Julius Melegrito:

Julius Melegrito is the owner of Martial Arts International, a Bellevue martial arts school established in1988. He is an energetic communicator that has traveled across the United States and Internationally to Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Ireland, Australia, Russia, Croatia, Portugal, Japan and the Philippines teaching his dynamic array of self-defense and weapons programs to general populations, as well as military and police personnel.

Master Melegrito has been recognized for his years of study and service by a variety of publications, organizations and official hall of fame awards including the prestigious Black Belt Magazine’s Hall of Fame Weapon Instructor of the Year in 2012.

Melegrito holds a seventh-degree black belt and the Founder of Philippine Martial Arts Alliance with affiliated schools in Australia, Russia and USA.

Julius Melegrito has been on the cover of Black Belt Magazine in June 2012 and April 2017 (latest issue)

For further information about his organization and seminars, visit www.pmaa.info

About Black Belt Magazine:

Black Belt is the world’s leading self-defense magazine and is dedicated to both classical and modern martial arts. It was first published in 1961 and has featured celebrities such as Bruce Lee, Chuck Norris, Rhonda Rousey and more. For further information, www.blackbeltmag.com