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qualifications

Instructor Qualifications, Certifications, and Accomplishments

  • 9th Degree Black Belt in the Filipino Arts of Kali-Silat-Eskrima-Eskrido-Pangamot under Grandmaster Christopher Petrilli (Founder of Filipino Martial Arts Academy/Filipino Martial Arts Association, Petrilli is a 10th Degree Black Belt under the late Supreme GrandMaster Cacoy Cañete)

 

  • 5th Grade Black Belt in Cacoy Doce Pares Eskrima / Eskrido (Blended system of Eskrima-Judo-Jujitsu-Aikido-Wrestling-Boxing) under the late Supreme GrandMaster Cacoy Cañete (12th Degree Black Belt) founder of Cacoy Doce Pares and one of the original founding members of Doce Pares Eskrima)

 

  • Instructor in Muay Thai under Grand Master Surachai “Chai” Sirisute (Founder of Thai Boxing Assoc of U.S.A & Founder of World Thai Boxing Association)

 

  • Instructor in Jun Fan Gung Fu / Jeet Kune Do under Sifu Dan Inosanto (Bruce Lee’s Protege and the only man ever to receive all 3 certifications from Lee and only person ever to be certified in Jeet Kune Do under Lee)
     

  • Instructor in the Inosanto Blend of Filipino Martial Arts under Tuhon Dan Inosanto (Founder of the Inosanto Academy of Martial Arts, Founder of IIMAIA and Living Martial Arts Legend)

 

  • Instructor in Wing Chun Gung Fu under Sifu Francis Fong (founder of the Wing Chun Association of the USA) 

 

  • Coach in the arts of Combat Submission Wrestling ( Muay Thai, Savate, Jun Fan Kickboxing, Judo, Freestyle Wrestling, and Greco-Roman Wrestling with techniques and submissions from Shoot wrestling, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Sambo, and Catchascatchcan.)under Professor/Sensei Erik Paulson (Founder of Combat Submission Wrestling and is the first American to win the World Light-Heavy Weight Shooto Title in Japan)

  • Instructor in Savate (French Kickboxing) under Professor Nicolas Saignac

  • Instructor: in the arts of Jun Fan Gung Fu / Jeet Kune Do Concepts – Filipino Kali – Maphilindo Silat – Muay Thai Kickboxing under Sifu/Guro Christopher Clarke (Founder of Northwest Kali / JKD Association and Full Instructor under Si Gung / Tuhon Dan Inosanto) 
     

  • Instructor in Real Kickboxing Bag Workout (TM) Orange County Kickboxing & MMA 

 

  • Instructor for the New Mexico Department of Public Safety in the areas of Defensive Tactics, Impact & Edged Weapons, Empty Hand Combat & Ground Control


    Additional Qualifications

  • Luttrell / Yee MMA & Fitness: Co-Founder / Master Instructor & Head Striking Coach

 

  • Albuquerque Kickboxing & MMA: Founder / Master Instructor

 

  • Albuquerque Kickboxing Academy: Founder / Master Instructor

  • Defensive Tactics Consultant/Edge & Impact Weapons Specialist: APD (NM)

 

  • Albuquerque Martial Arts Academy Founder / Chief Instructor

  • Defensive Tactics Trainer: NMNG WMD-CST (NM)

  • Regulatory Enforcement Agent: U.S.G.R.C. (WA)

  • Law Enforcement Officer: U.S.I.T. (WA)

  • Kickboxing Coach: Gold’s Gym (WA)

  • Defensive Tactics Consultant: WCSO / BPD (WA)

  • Self Defense Instructor: Whatcom County Rape Crisis Center (WA)

  • Director of Security / Surveillance F.C.G.C. (WA)

  • Assistant Instructor: Northwest Kali /JKD Academy (WA)

  • Kickboxing Coach: Kent Women’s Club (WA) *Yee was the only male instructor ever to have worked for this prestigious health club.

  • Owner / Trainer: Northwest Body Sculpting (WA)

  • Fitness Trainer: World Gym (WA)​​

  • Competition Experience 1980-2001

Coaching / Training Experience

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, John Dodson,  Jordan Espinosa, Damacio “Angel of Death” Page, Claudia Gadelha, Leonard “Bad Boy” Garcia, Frank Mir, & Gina Carano, just to name a few.