Patsy Zarilla – Zarilla Self-Defense

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Patsy Zarilla
Head Instructor and Co-Owner
Senior Instructor, Slippery Rock Martial Arts, Slippery Rock, PA
2013 Inductee into the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame
2015 Inductee into the Action Martial Arts Magazine Hall of Fame
2016 Inductee into the King Cobra Karate Open Hall of Fame

3rd Dan in the International Combat Hapkido Federation (ICHF)
Certified Senior Instructor in the International Combat Hapkido Federation (ICHF)
Certified Level 1 ICHF Ground Survival under Master David Rivas
Certified Level 1 ICHF Tactical Pressure Points under Master Mark Gridley
Certified Instructor, International Police Defensive Tactics Institute (IPDTI)
FEMA Certified Active Shooters Crisis Instructor 
FEMA Certified Workplace Violence Specialist
Certified instructor, International Council of Freelance Martial Artists
Staff writer for The Hapkido Journal magazine
Listed in First Edition of the Who’s Who In Combat Hapkido book published by the International Combat Hapkido Federation (ICHF)
Combat Systema student under Master Kevin Secours
Synergy Tai Chi Qigong student under Grandmaster Donald Moore
Member of Professional Karate Commission Region (PKC) IV
Member of World Jeet Kune Do Federation
Member of World Hapkido Association
Member International Hapkido Alliance
Member International Council of Freelance Martial Artists
Member National Tactical Officers Association
Member National Corrections Tactical Officer Association
Instructor/Coach at Slippery Rock Martial Arts (SRMA), Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania. Established September 1, 2010
SRMA is a Charter School in the ICHF
SRMA is a Charter School in PKC Region IV
Coach of Taekwondo America Plus’ competition team until 2011
Qualified for Super Grand Nationals Martial Arts (Year End) Tournament (Sacramento, CA), 2011 in Creative Weapons and Self-Defense
Organized/coordinated and performed in multiple public demonstrations of Self-Defense

Martial Arts Seminar Training
Attended May 2011 Combat Hapkido Edged Weapon Survival seminar taught by Master David Rivas of the ICHF, and Master Steve Fine of Greater Cleveland Self-Defense

Attended May 2011 Combat Hapkido Level 1 Ground Survival seminar taught by Master David Rivas of the ICHF, and Master Steve Fine of Greater Cleveland Self-Defense

Attended October 2011 Combat Hapkido Anatomical Targeting Strategies seminar taught by Master Mark Gridley of the ICHF, and Master Steve Fine of Greater Cleveland Self-Defense

Attended October 2011 Combat Hapkido Special Training Clinic for Anatomical Targeting Strategies taught by Master Mark Gridley of the ICHF, and Master Steve Fine of Greater Cleveland Self-Defense

Attended November 2011 National Training Conference for International Combat Hapkido Federation. Participated in the following classes: Ground Survival (instructed by Master David Rivas), Combat Hapkido (instructed by Grandmaster John Pellegrini), Tactical Pressure Points (instructed by Master Mark Gridley), Dan Bong and Tai Chi Qi Qong (both instructed by Master Donald Moore)

March 30-April 1, 2012 Jeet Kune Do Summit in Chicago, Ill. instructed by Sifu Jim McCann, Sifu Tim Tackett, Sifu Daniel Lonero, Sifu Rick Tucci and Sifu Dwight Woods

2012 ICHF 20th Anniversary banqute and seminar. Participated in the following classes: Ground Survival (instructed by Master David Rivas), Combat Hapkido (instructed by Grandmaster John Pellegrini), Tactical Pressure Points (instructed by Master Mark Gridley), Dan Bong and Tai Chi Qi Qong (both instructed by Grandmaster Donald Moore), Kick Boxing Clinic (Instructed by Bill “Super Foot” Wallace), Self Defense Seminar (Instructed by Cynthia Rothrock).

2013 International Police Defensive Tactics Institute Instructor Certification Training, Mt. Pleasant, New Jersey

2014 International Combat Hapkido National Training Conference, Chicago, Ill

Recent Competition Highlights
Rock Solid Challenge February, 2012: Champion, 43+ Black Belt Kata, NBL Division, 3rd place, PKC Division, Champion, 43+ Black Belt Weapons, NBL Division, 4th place, PKC Division,

Kumite Classic May 2011, Pittsburgh, PA: Champion, 35+ Black Belt Self-Defense

3rd Annual Erie Open, June 2011: Champion, 18+ Black Belt Self-Defense

2011 Champion of the Sword, May 2011: 2nd Place, 18+ Black Belt Self-Defense; 3rd Place, 18+ Black Belt Weapons

2011 Lion’s Den Karate Championships: 2nd Place, 18+ Black Belt Self-Defense; 3rd Place, 18+ Black Belt Weapon

2011 Ultimate Force Karate Championships, University of Pittsburgh: 2nd Place, 35+ Black Belt Self Defense; 2nd Place, 35+ Black Belt Kata