Representing the Minnesota Kali Group in Wisconsin since 1997 - Jeet Kune Do, Kali, Escrima, Muay Thai, Brazilian JiuJitsu, Savate, Silat, and Yoga
Anthony Sell has over thirty years of teaching experience, having worked with thousands of students, ranging from 3 years to 76 years in age, including a very special few with unique learning disabilities and physical challenges.
"The question I ask my students most often is 'What are you doing this for?' It's a question they will revisit often throughout the course of their training, because only by clearly defining what your objectives are will you ever have a chance of obtaining them."
- Anthony Sell, 2011
Anthony holds a Level Three Instructor Certificate under Sifu Rick Faye (Minnesota Kali Group). He is a Lakan Guro Level Three Instructor under Guro Dan Inosanto in the Inosanto-LaCoste System of Kali and an Apprentice Instructor Level Three in Jeet Kune Do. He worked for several years as a Personal Fitness Trainer. He has also competed on a National level in WEKAF events as a full-contact stickfighter, qualifying for the US team in 1998. Anthony also holds a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Doce Pares Eskrima and a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do under Guro Tom Sipin (Four Winds Marital Arts Academy) in West Allis, WI, and an Instructor Permit in Maharlika Kuntaw under Guro Buzz Smith in Traverse City, MI.
Anthony is a Black Belt in Brazilian Jiujitsu under Sensei Henry Matamoros (Professor Pedro Sauer Black Belt). In 2008 he also started a Brazilian Jiujitsu program at Four Winds Martial Arts with John Corro and Kelii Sipin, and has offered seminars and classes in Brazilian Jiujitsu for several other schools, including Alive & Kicking of Milwaukee, WI and MKG Martial Arts in Madison, WI
Anthony has been training in Martial Arts since 1987, and has studied a number of disciplines including Tae Kwon Do, Jun Fan Martial Arts/Jeet Kune Do, Inosanto-LaCoste Kali, Filipino Panantukan, Doce Pares Eskrima, Brazilian JiuJitsu, Shoot Wrestling, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Boxe Française Savate, Mande Mude Silat, Aikido, Chin-Na, and Defense and Arrest Tactics (DAAT) in addition to various forms of Massage Therapy, Yoga and Meditative Practices. Anthony also brings the real-world experience of working as a Gentleman's Club Bouncer and as a Security Professional in numerous formats.
An avid student of Zen Buddhism and Taoism, bringing the philosophies and concepts within the Martial Arts to life with insightful stories and common-sense explanations. Anthony is also an accomplished Photographer, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Musician, an avid Writer, and a Fine Arts Painter. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, and is an award winning Plein Air (on location) painter.
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