USMTA National Director
Director of the US Martial Tactical Instructor Training Program, Mr. Viol has over 45 years of experience in the personal protection field. He began training in 1967. Ten years later, he became a close quarter combat weapons trainer overseas. He trained for more than 20 years in Japan and Korea.
He is an edged weaponry specialist and has the highest possible level of licensure in the classical martial sciences. Mr. Viol has been a consultant to military, law enforcement and dignitary protection agencies.