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Master Pinto Biography
 
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Master Pinto was born in Greenwich Village, NYC and raised in Portugal.

Master Pinto began his martial art education at the age of 15 (1993), studying and experimenting several arts: Modern Farang Mu Sul (Mixed Self Defense System), Hapkido, Karate, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Aikido, Haidong Gum Do, Taekwondo, Filipino Martial Arts - Kali Eskrima/Arnis and Balintawak Arnis. He's certify by the IDP (European Community- Portuguese Institute of Sports) and also a Licensed Massage Therapist.

He achieved his 1st degree Black Belt in Portugal, under his Teacher Master Carlos Pedro (Taekwondo & Combat Sports) and under the supervision of GM Chung Sun Yong 9th Dan of TKD.

-Master Degree 5th Dan in Modern Farang Mu Sul, Taekwondo and Hapkido. Direct student under the Founder, Grand Master Michael De Alba. Website: www.farangmusul.com

Specializations inside of FMS Martial Art System:
- FMS CQC – Sulsa – Military & Law Enforcement Tactics Instructor
- FMS Kickboxing & Grappling Instructor
- FMS Weaponry Instructor

- Filipino Martial Arts Instructor- Balintawak Cuentada under Guro Soriano and GM Bobby Taboada. Responsible for the Balintawak Cuentada groups in Spokane, WA.

Website: www.balintawakseattle.com

Website: http://gmbobbytaboada.wixsite.com/home/bobby-taboada-story

- Filipino Martial Arts Teacher - Original Giron Escrima under GM Michael Giron. Responsible for the OGE Spokane, WA Division.

Website: www.originalgironescrima.com

Since then, he has taught at his school in Portugal and implemented schools in Portugal, Russia, England, Brazil, Moldavia and finally in Spokane-WA He has also taught seminars here and abroad to civilians, law enforcement and various military forces (Europe, Middle East, USA and Caribbean).

In addition to being a personal student of the Living Legends above, he has been trained by some celebrated Grand Masters of many martial arts.

He's known and respected for his efficiency, speed and explosiveness of execution. He is an expert in several areas of self-defense, combat and weapons, with a practical and effective program, that makes him a complete martial artist, offering immense in his teaching to his students.

He has amassed with awards for his martial art prowess and contributions to community, government and military entities, with appearances in mass media (TV, radio, international magazines and newspapers).

His training and studying is dedicated to achieve Perfection of Character and an Effective Self Defense. Master Pinto considers himself always a beginner, a student and leads his life based on this quote by his Teacher, Grand Master De Alba (Founder of Modern Farang Mu Sul), "Because it far better to have the knowledge, not the need, than to have the need and not the knowledge"

Master Pinto moved to Spokane-Wa-USA to start a new life with his wife and his goal, more that teach what he love, he also want to make the difference in the community teaching Self Defense skills and leadership. Currently, he is the FMS Technical Director for WA State- US, Europe, Brazil, President of Fighting Martial Systems (FMS)-Alliance, member & adviser in IDCS-USA, member of World Kido Federation-Korea and member of MACS (Martial Arts Collective Society-USA).

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