Neil is awesome… a very skilled martial artist, motorcyclist, super great guy.  I love training with Neil, and honored to have him on my mats.

here’s a short bio:

A Mechanical Engineer with an M.S. degree, Neil began his dedicated martial arts practice in 1990, training both in Aikido and Uechi-Ryu Okinawan Karate. He holds a black belt in Karate and a 4th degree Blackbelt in Aikido. Neil also has a Blue belt in no-gi submission grappling in Eddie Bravo’s organization 10th Planet Jiujitsu which he’s been training in since early 2009. Complementary training includes violence dynamics, weapons work, and self-defense. Neil is currently working on his San Francisco Combat Systema website but in the meantime, for more information, he can be reached directly at

we’re gonna train saturday the 2nd at the open matt.