Sifu Todd Taganashi

Sifu Todd Taganashi
Martial Art Master Instructor and Security Consultant

Birthday: May 30, 1968
Hometown: Boston, MA

Began Martial Art Training: 1979
Formal Martial Art Education: Kempo Karate, Kali, Kobudo, and Wing Chun Kung Fu
Notable Teachers: Sifu Hing Fai Chan, Sifu Hoy K. Lee, Sifu Daniel Kane Pai
Most Current Rank: Red Sash (3rd Generation Master of Ip Man Wing Chun Kung Fu)

Formal Executive Security Education:
 ~ Golden Seal Enterprises, Winchester Virginia 2009
    Principles and Practical Applications of Private Investigation
~ Executive Protection Institute, Berryville Virginia 2008
Defensive Shooting, Escape and Evasion Driving, Executive Protection Training
~ Executive Security International, Aspen Colorado 1992
    Defensive Shooting, Escape and Evasion Driving, Executive Protection Training

~ Wing Kung Fu Master 
~ Personal Protection Specialist
~ Private Investigator

Honors and Awards:
~ Munich Hall of Honors, April 2015
   " Martial Art Lifetime Achievement Award"  
~ Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Honors, January 2015
   " Outstanding Achievement in the Martial Arts"
~ USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame, April 2014
   "Wing Chun Master of the Year"
~ Masters of the Martial Arts Awards, March 2014
   "Outstand Master of the Martial Arts"
~ International Martial Arts Hall of Fame, November 2013
   "Thomas Award for Excellence in the Martial Arts"

Favorite Quote:
"Given enough time, any man may master the physical.
With enough knowledge, any man may become wise.
It is the true warrior who can master both... and surpass the result." ~ Tien T’ai