ALEJANDRO N. ELIAS
At the age of 12 Alex began his long journey into to the world of Martial
Arts in Yuma AZ.
1973 - 1975 Kenpo Karate, Joe Henry Optimist Center. Jim Miller and Richard Miller (not related)
1975-1978 Yuma Boxing Club Yuma AZ.
Billy Ortega and Billy Mendez
1978- 1980 Korean Martial Arts
black belt Mr. Suppie Chong Yi
1980-1994 Chinese Internal Martial arts
Hsing I chuan Five elements, Twelve Animals
Iron Palm, Iron Shirt and Iron broom.
Began Kajukenbo and kodenkan Judo in 1981 Met Sijo Adriano D. Emperado
and soon there after became directly under Sijo Emperado.
In the course of my training in the Emperado system I learned
Muay Thai boxing, ponontukan, Pononjokman boxing, Arnis, Pekiti-Tersia and Tai Chi chuan Yang system.
Master Sam C. Tendencia.
1993-1995 Promoted 6th dan red and white belt at sijo Emperado's house in
Gracie jiu-jistu in torrance,CA
master Helio and Goyce Gracie
1995-2004 MMA competitor representing Elias Martial Arts Institute
Douglas Az and
New York City New york
Guro under Professor. Greg Allend
Pekiti Tersia , Kali silat, Palit palit
chia of Tailand.
Iron shirt chi gong, Chi Ne Tsong, Tai Chi Chuan Yin system, cosmic inner smile Chi Gong.
2008- Promoted Guro by Tendencia’s Council of Disciples.
2011- Promoted to Professor
8th dan red belt with black trim in the Kajukenbo system
Under Grand Master Gerry Scott of Hawaii.
2011- Granted Professor of A.R.N.I.S USA by Tendencia’s Council of Disciples.
day teaching children Chi Gong and Meditation.