Martial Arts Profile
MAJOR DEEPAK RAO
AND
DR. SEEMA RAO
Disclaimer: The following is ONLY the Martial arts Bio-data of the...
MAJOR RAO
Indias Pioneer of Modern Close Quarter Battle Trg
for Anti Terror Ops
• MBBS, MD PhD (Alt Med)
FRSH Medicine
• D...
DR SEEMA RAO
Indias one and only one Woman Commando
Trainer
• MD MRSH Medicine
• MBA Crisis Mgt
• PhD Martial Sc (Indiana ...
The Beginning
12
• Started MA Training at the age of 12
3
• 3 belts in Shotokan Karate under Sensei Sharad Parikh with Jap...
Shotokan
Karate
American
Wrestling
Takewondo
www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
The way ahead
• Equipped with educational qualifications of Doctorate Military Science CQB Trg
certification & prestigious...
Shotokan
KarateCQB
American
Wrestling
BISON
SYSTEM
Taekwondo
UAC
5000 hrs of
Sparring
Manual of
Unarmed
Combat
www.jkdindi...
And further…
• Got appointed as CQB Training resource for Anti Terror Ops
by Indian Home Ministry & helped training ATS Te...
CQB experts endorsed by the
World
• They authored worlds first ENCYLOPEDIA OF
CQB now a std training reference for many
Fo...
Shotokan
KarateCQB
ACCS American
Wrestling
BISON
SYSTEM
Taekwondo
UAC
5000 hrs of
Sparring
6th
Degree
BB
Commando
Manual o...
The Jeet Kune Do journey
• In 2004 the Raos were accepted as private students by Grand
Master Richard Bustillo and under h...
Shotokan
KarateCQBJKD
ACCS American
Wrestling
BISON
SYSTEM
Taekwondo
UAC
5000 hrs of
Sparring
6th
Degree
BB
Muay
Thai
Comm...
Authentic JKD Instructors
• Richard Bustillo graded the Raos Full
Instructors of IMB Academy in 2010 qualified
them to tea...
In the words of Richard Bustillo
“Just as Bruce Lee, U r living proof that it is man who
created martial arts, not martial...
More Recognition and Honors
• In 2011 Rao got honored by Presidents Rank Award, (1 in 5
such awards since 1947) He was dec...
Shotokan
KarateCQBJKD
ACCS American
Wrestling
BISON
SYSTEM
Taekwondo
UAC
5000 hrs of
Sparring
6th
Degree
BB
US Presidents
...
Taking Martial Arts to the World
• In 2014 Raos produced & directed Indias first mixed martial
arts movie “HATHAPAYI- ENTE...
Thank You
NOTE: This presentation is only Martial arts bio-data & does not
include the military field credentials of Rao c...
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Martial Arts profile Major Deepak Rao and Dr. Seema Rao Mumbai India Jeet Kune Do

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Martial Arts profile Major Deepak Rao and Dr. Seema Rao Mumbai India Jeet Kune Do

  1. 1. Martial Arts Profile MAJOR DEEPAK RAO AND DR. SEEMA RAO Disclaimer: The following is ONLY the Martial arts Bio-data of the Rao couple. The Raos greatest contribution to Nation is modernization of Close Quarter Battle for Commando Ops, Counter Terror & Urban Ops. The Raos however are martial artists at heart and have substantial achievement in arts too like Bringing Bruce Lees Jeet Kune Do (Bustillo) to Asia and India. www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  2. 2. MAJOR RAO Indias Pioneer of Modern Close Quarter Battle Trg for Anti Terror Ops • MBBS, MD PhD (Alt Med) FRSH Medicine • DSc (PhD) Military Sc, USA • PhD Law (UK) • CLET (ASLET, USA) Law Enf Training www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  3. 3. DR SEEMA RAO Indias one and only one Woman Commando Trainer • MD MRSH Medicine • MBA Crisis Mgt • PhD Martial Sc (Indiana Univ) USA • Certification (Disaster Mgt) IISSM • Certified Security Professional IISSM www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  4. 4. The Beginning 12 • Started MA Training at the age of 12 3 • 3 belts in Shotokan Karate under Sensei Sharad Parikh with Japan Karate Asso India in 5 years. 1st • Black Belt grading under Michael Deutsch from Budo Bugei Kokusai Renmei World Hombu grading Shodan 2 • 2 years of Boxing under famous coach National Champion Madhu Naik 2 • 2 years of TAEKWONDO – Choi Kwang Do under close friend Jug nu Nandha 2nd • 2nd Degree BB Major Rao • 1st Degree BB Dr. Seema Rao 2 • 2 years of American Collegiate WRESTLING for Dr. Seema Rao under Bob Beckker in Pune & some random exchanges in FILIPINO KALI with friend Guro Aarif Shaikh www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  5. 5. Shotokan Karate American Wrestling Takewondo www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  6. 6. The way ahead • Equipped with educational qualifications of Doctorate Military Science CQB Trg certification & prestigious CLET Law Enforcement Certification (Major Rao) & Seema with MBA (Crisis Mgt) PhD & Disaster Mgt Certification the Raos decided to specialize in CQB – Close Quarter battle. • Started their career with Military as Guest Trainers in Close Quarter Battle, part of which is Unarmed Combat. • The Raos perfected Unarmed Combat in the morning PT sessions training with 15,000 soldiers. • Sparring with nearly 1500 Instructors & 100 champions & Combat Professionals, they clocked 5000 hours of sparring over 20 years of Military career. • Founded the Bison System of Military Unarmed Combat for use of the Indian Army. • Their book Commando Manual of UAC- Bison System was distributed by Army Chief Gen VK Singh to imp Battalions. www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  7. 7. Shotokan KarateCQB American Wrestling BISON SYSTEM Taekwondo UAC 5000 hrs of Sparring Manual of Unarmed Combat www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  8. 8. And further… • Got appointed as CQB Training resource for Anti Terror Ops by Indian Home Ministry & helped training ATS Teams of 16 states. • Founded a new method of Combat shooting & helped modernization of Close Combat Ops training in Valley & Assam Army Battle Schools. • Their methods got into Army Counter Terror trg Curriculum & won 3 Army Chief citations. • In 2004 they qualified 6th Deg Black Belt under legend Major Philip Porter, (10th Deg Kodokan Japan) • Recognized by US Martial arts Asso as founders of new military unarmed combat art ACCS (Bison System) www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  9. 9. CQB experts endorsed by the World • They authored worlds first ENCYLOPEDIA OF CQB now a std training reference for many Forces. • This book was welcomed in FBI Library by Director Robert Muller & also in INTERPOL Library by Secy-Gen Ronald Noble. www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  10. 10. Shotokan KarateCQB ACCS American Wrestling BISON SYSTEM Taekwondo UAC 5000 hrs of Sparring 6th Degree BB Commando Manual of UAC Appointed By home Ministry www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  11. 11. The Jeet Kune Do journey • In 2004 the Raos were accepted as private students by Grand Master Richard Bustillo and under him they learnt Jeet Kune Do • GM Bustillo is the Legendary Original Student of Bruce Lee, Colleague to Dan Inosanto & Founding member of Bruce Lee foundation & Teacher to Shannon & Brandon Lee • As students of Bustillo, The Raos learnt Muay Thai, Filipino Kali, JF Wing Chun & Brazilian Jiu Jutsu with Mixed Martial Arts under Bustillos IMB Academy USA www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  12. 12. Shotokan KarateCQBJKD ACCS American Wrestling BISON SYSTEM Taekwondo UAC 5000 hrs of Sparring 6th Degree BB Muay Thai Commando Manual of UAC Appointed By home Ministry MMA JF Wing Chun Filipino Kali Brazilian Jiu jutsu www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  13. 13. Authentic JKD Instructors • Richard Bustillo graded the Raos Full Instructors of IMB Academy in 2010 qualified them to teach IMB arts. • Raos became the only authorized Instructors of JKD in Asia in 2012. • Dr. Seema Rao was perhaps 1 of 5 women JKD Instructors in the world. www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  14. 14. In the words of Richard Bustillo “Just as Bruce Lee, U r living proof that it is man who created martial arts, not martial arts who created (fighting) man. U possess Bruce Lees rare attitude of individual being more imp than the system. U r truly JKD“ - Richard Bustillo (Grand Master, IMB ACADEMY) Richard Bustillo is Legendary Original Student of Bruce Lee, Colleague to Dan Inosanto & Founding member of Bruce Lee foundation & Teacher to Shannon & Brandon Lee) www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  15. 15. More Recognition and Honors • In 2011 Rao got honored by Presidents Rank Award, (1 in 5 such awards since 1947) He was decorated along with MS Dhoni & Abhinav Bindra & cited by Ministry of De fence as “Pioneer of modern CQB training” • Dr. Seema recvd the World Peace Award & US Presidents Voluntary service award. • She was featured as a woman of substance & grit by Femina, Savvy, New Woman, Society, US Mag “V”, India today etc. • The Raos were inducted by United States Hall of Fame by Prof Mart y Cole & were selected as outstanding Law Enforcement Instructor, the award collected & presented by Richard Bustillo himself. www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  16. 16. Shotokan KarateCQBJKD ACCS American Wrestling BISON SYSTEM Taekwondo UAC 5000 hrs of Sparring 6th Degree BB US Presidents Voluntary service award Muay Thai Commando Manual of UAC Appointed By Home Ministry MMA JF Wing Chun Filipino Kali Brazilian Jiu jutsu World Peace Awards JKD INSTRUCTORS US HALL OF FAME www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com Presidents RANK Award
  17. 17. Taking Martial Arts to the World • In 2014 Raos produced & directed Indias first mixed martial arts movie “HATHAPAYI- ENTER THE MMA” more details on www.hathapayi.com www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com
  18. 18. Thank You NOTE: This presentation is only Martial arts bio-data & does not include the military field credentials of Rao couple. FOR MILITARY CREDENTIALS OF RAOS PLEASE REFER www.commadocomabt.com www.jkdindia.com | www.martialartsmumbai.com

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