- A Lifelong
practitioner and Martial Arts expert, Soldier, Loss
Prevention / Risk Management and Security professional with
over 30 years of training in numerous blends of systems from
tactical to traditional, from blade to empty hand, Mike’s
skillset has been taught & utilized all over the globe.
A Staff Sergeant in a Military Police training unit in
So Cal teaching Army, Army Reserve, and CANG soldiers and
Airmen numerous topics. NCO of Training Operations (S-3) ,
M.O.U.T. Instructor (Military Operations in Urban Terrain)
and I.E.F. (Initial Entry Force) topics and Team-leader /
NCOIC of the Combatives Team.
Michael has an original
background in Shotokan Karate and Aikido combined with years
of training in Filipino Kali; (traditional and tactical),
Indonesian Penjak Silat, Boxing, Muay Thai Boxing and Krabi
Krabong with a blend of the Reality Based Systems along with
Army Combatives and various clinics, camps, seminars and
Mike serves as Chief Instructor on the
Combatives Team and Training Cadre where he teaches
Combatives, Edged Weapons, and various Army Warrior Skills &
Tasks (Army FM Standards). Member of Military Emergency
Response Team So Cal. P.C. 832, CERT Trainer, WMD / CBRN
Instructor, MEMS Badged (Military Emergency Management
Systems) and Terrorism Liaison Officer - JRIC.
certified 8th Degree Gold Sash instructor in Krabi Krabong &
Muay Thai from the Buddhai Swan Swordsman Institute and
Temple in Nongkam, Thailand. Thai weapons system along with
empty hands. Taught and mentored by Ajarn; Pakru; Samai
Mesaman. Khru Michael has had the rare honor of being a
member of the Buddhai Sawan Demonstration Team for her
Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand and instructor at Tak Thai
Army Base, 1994 and Sattahip Special Ops teams in 2004.
One of the world famous Dog Brothers; Michael DeLio was
given the name of - SCRAPPY DOG; in the full contact stick
fighting arts of Kali and Escrima and FMA.
Contact stick fighter in numerous tournaments and gatherings
Gold and Silver Medal Winner - International Escrima
Championship - San Diego, Ca (Gold Forms, Silver Fighting)
I.M.B. Academy, Carson- Sifu Richard Bustillo – 4 Years.
Muay Thai Kickboxing, Kali/Escrima, Jeet Kune Do, Shoot
wresting – Phase class instructor
AMOK Edged Weapons
Certified Trainer under Tom Sotis and the AMOK Combatives
System. 5 years
Reality Based Instructor - Jim
Wagner Personal Protection System. Certified Instructor:
Knife Survival, Crime Survival, Defense Tactics, Terrorism
Survival, and Ground Survival. Real world training in real
Rape Prevention / Self Defense
instructor for females for over 15 years and also serves on
the National Security Alliance and is a Certified Instructor
with Kid Safe Network Division.
Safety Manager / Risk
Management safety trainer in Risk Analysis, Hazard
Assessment, and Loss Reduction Specialist.
California Achievement Medal for Military Combatives
Training along with certifications and rankings of
international systems and countries.