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Master Nelson Pinto Biography
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Master Pinto was born in Greenwich Village, NYC and raised in Portugal. He began his martial art education at the age of 15, 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 (Escrima), Filipino Boxing/Silat and Wing Chun. He achieved his 1st degree Black Belt in Portugal, under his Teacher Master Carlos Pedro (Taekwondo & Combat Sports: Kickboxing, Boxing and Muay Thai) and under the supervision of GM Chung Sun Yong 9th Dan of Taekwondo.

- Master Instructor 5th Dan in Modern Farang Mu Sul, 7th Dan in Hapkido and Taekwondo. Direct student under Grand Master Michael De Alba.

- Stockton Multi Style Escrima: Graduated in Giron Escrima, Serrada Escrima and Decuerdas Escrima under Master June Gotico and Balintawak Cuentada Level 5 under GM Taboada and Guro John Soriano.

For the last 17 years he's been teaching defensive tactics in several parts of the World to military, law enforcement, security and civilians. Master Pinto in the past worked in security and in USA Law Enforcement, this experience gave him extra tools for an effective approach to teach Self Defense for the real World, where his students from all ages can learn faster and reach their goals. In addition to be 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), wrote a chapter one book (Secrets of the Martial Arts and released several DVD's (Pinto Blade & Impact Tactics).

His training and study is dedicated to achieving 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 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 President of Fighting Martial Systems (FMS)-Alliance, member & adviser for IDCS (International De Alba System), member of World Kido Federation- South Korea and member of MACS (Martial Arts Collective Society-USA).

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