Welcome To Nomad Kali & Combat Fitness
2332 Palisades Center Drive (2nd Floor)
West Nyack, NY 10994
Grand Master Paul Dyer
Dr Paul W Dyer, is our official Grandmaster and representative of our Kajukenbo System! Grandmaster is a Hall of Fame Martial Artist who has been studying over 40 years. Dr Paul W Dyer is also a Top Naturopathic Physicians World Wide Leaders in Healthcare New City NY,Certified 32 Generation Shaolin Temple Disciple, WUSA World Traditional Medicine Association. Dr Paul W Dyer is the Martial arts Director of New York. Dr Paul is the host of his radio talk show Bridges.
Grandmaster is also a Hall of Fame Martial Artist and a Martial Arts Director in New York. He has been inducted as a Grandmaster in the book titled “Who’s Who in Martial Arts.” He has been recognized as a top naturopathic doctor in New York. He is also an ambassador of the human rights coalition. He has been studying over 40 years. Dr. Paul is also a Top Naturopathic Physician and known as a World Wide Leader in healthcare. Dr. Dyer is a Certified 32 Generation Shaolin Temple Disciple, WUSA World Traditional Medicine Association.
Dr. Paul has written several self help books on how to develop your whole life. Through the world of pain and sorrow, the feeling of safety and love shall be first. Through Emotional Reaction Training Dr. Paul teaches and educates the reader on cooperation and how individuals may achieve this. Dr. Paul hosts a weekly podcast titled “Bridges” which will help you understand the the use of holistic sciences in your every day life by bringing your practice of living and emotions of oneself to full integration. As a life long dedicated martial science student Dr. Paul has developed his own style of teaching methods similar to those that have been passed down for
thousands of years.
"My idea is to build a better world by connecting what we do and know with our understanding and emotions. I want to educate through the practice of living. I want to protect those who can’t. I want to support those who need."
PEKITI TIRSIA KALI
Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje is our Grandmaster and Upholder of our Pekiti Tirsia Kali system! Officially founded in 1897 by his grandfather, Grand Master Conrado Tortal, Pekiti-Tirsia Kali is an indigenous -method of combat from the Visayan region of the Philippines. Pekiti-Tirsia was reserved in secret as a family system to defend the Tortal land until the art was brought to the U.S. in 1972 by Grand Tuhon. Since then, Pekiti-Tirsia Kali has expanded worldwide and influenced the creation of dozens of off-shoot combat systems.
He is one of the greatest living Grandmasters of the Filipino martial arts. Widely known for his mastery of bladed weapons, Grand Tuhon serves as a Senior Advisor to the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police, training them in Close-Quarters-Combat utilizing the effective and sophisticated techniques of the Pekiti-Tirsia System of Kali.
Today, Gaje still continues to teach his art of Pekiti Tirsia to students of martial arts, personal security, law enforcement and militaries worldwide. He has been featured on the covers of several top martial arts magazines. He is a member of the Martial Arts Hall of Fame and the Karate Hall of Fame.
Gaje has trained notable martial artists such as Dan Inosanto, Eddie Jafri, Tom Bisio, Erwin Ballarta, Manuel Taningco, William McGrath, Philip Gelinas, and Greg Alland. Inosanto said about Pekiti-Tirsia Kali, "In the field of strategic knife defense, the Pekiti-Tirsia System of Kali is one of the most progressive, practical and sophisticated systems of tactical knife self-defense and edged weapon awareness that I have encountered."
Gaje, Inosanto, and Jafri were responsible for the creation of a fusion martial art that incorporated the styles of the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Inosanto later coined the term Maphilindo to represent the style's origin and founded Maphilindo Silat.
Because Grand Tuhon is always teaching and training, he has developed a vital and dynamic system of Filipino martial arts that derives its vitality from its indigenous roots and its effectiveness from a constant process of review, revision and improvement. Modern weapons and techniques, as well as traditional ones, is at the heart of his teaching.
Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje
"The influence of Kali is deeply rooted in the Filipino Culture and expresses the belief in life not death, the belief in success not failure, and the belief in health not sickness."