Martial Arts Experience: over 30+ yrs. teaching experience, Tae Kwon Do Master Black Belt – 6th Dan, Hwarang Haidong Gumdo Black Belt – 1st Dan, KRAV-MAGA EXPERT level coach under world-renown Alpha Krav Maga founder, Sam Sade, LEVEL III CERTIFIED professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) coach under Prof.Ricardo Liborio and world-renown American Top Team, Muay Thai Certified KRU, Brazillian JiuJitSu Brown Belt (Silver medalist 2011 IBJJF NY Open).
Education / Other: J.D.- Brooklyn Law School (International Business Law / Intellectual Property), B.S. Mgmt. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Licensed U.S. Customhouse Broker – U.S. Dept. of Treasury. Personal / Hobbies: Inventor and Owner of several patents and consumer products; President of “Silvertone International”, a product develoment and marketing company; PASSIONS ARE TRAINING, BEING OUTDOORS AND PLAYING ALL TYPES OF SPORTS.
BJJ Black Belt Instructor (under Prof. Marcos Santos and Prof. Rigan Machado BJJ), Anaconda MMA.
Professor Rodriguez is a professional and amateur trainer of Mixed Martial Arts. Julio now teaches in Northern New Jersey and has six affiliate schools in NJ including DP Martial Arts Academy. Prof.Rodriguez has been actively training under and with Marcos Santos, Rigan Machado, Roger Machado, and Johnny Machado, Johnny Guerrero, Rickson and Royler Gracie, Cesar Carneiro, and with Rodrigo and Rogério Nogueira.
MASTER AUSTIN ULSCHT (4th Dan), Certified Level I Alpha Krav Maga Coach
DON CHO, Black Belt, Certified Level III Alpha Krav Maga Coach
OZZIE GONZALEZ, Black Belt, Certified Level I Alpha Krav Maga Coach
ACE ESTACIO, 2nd Dan Black Belt
JOSEPH ACUNA, Black Belt, Certified Level I MMA Coach
KALEB NORUZI, Black Belt