Our head instructor, Scott Redstone, is a law-enforcement officer with more than twenty years of martial arts experience. Scott is ranked as a full instructor under Professor Salem Assli in Jun Fan Gung Fu, Kali, and Savate (Silver Glove). He is a certified instructor for the Reflex Women’s Self Defense program, and is also a certified instructor under Phil Messina in Jaw and Limb Control, Professional Hand-Cuffing, and Extendable Baton. In 2006 Scott was a member of the Canadian Boxe Francaise kickboxing team and became the first Canadian male to reach the quarter finals at the World competition in Paris, France. Scott has taught martial arts, women’s self defense, and security courses to civilians and police officers across Canada and the United States. He is available for private, semi-private, and group instructional sessions and can be contacted directly by phone at (905) 399 – 0402.
Shawn began his training in the martial arts over 30 years ago with Judo and Boxing classes at a local YMCA. He also trained in Shotokan Karate and 7 Star Mantis, before finding his way to Jeet Kune Do and Kali under Dale Johns and his Intengral Combat System in 1996. He continued his training at ICS under Ron Ingram, Carla Nonni, and John Glover after Dale Johns passed away. In 2001 Shawn started assisting and teaching classes at ICS and York University until the club closed its doors in 2004. That same year he began training under Scott Redstone at Trinity Martial Arts. Shawn is ranked as an Instructor in Jun Fan Gung Fu and Kali under Professor Salem Assli of the Inosanto Academy, and also holds the rank of Yellow Glove and Innitiator in Savate / Boxe Francaise. Shawn is available for private and semi-private instruction and can be contacted by email at [email protected].