Ramon J. Martinez is the owner and primary instructor of Heaven Mountain Gongfu &
Taiji, Bel Air, Maryland. He has been a student of martial arts for almost 40 years, earning
black belts in Tien Shan Pai, Tae Kwon Do, and the Cane Master System.
With over 28 years experience in local and Federal law enforcement, he is a certified
instructor of firearms, personal chemical weapons, defensive tactics, expandable batons,
and personal fitness. He has trained Federal agents in defensive tactics at the Federal
Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynn County, Georgia; has trained U.S. Customs special
agents in Washington, DC, and; served as a defensive tactics instructor for Immigration
and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security.
Sifu Martinez has also conducted in-service defensive tactics training for the Bel Air, MD Police Department, and trained the
Department's former defensive tactics instructor.
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