Master Julius Melegrito is a 6x martial arts hall of fame inductee. He is a founder of the Philippine Martial Arts Alliance and the program developer of Stix 4 Kids™ – a national children’s program endorsed by Martial Arts Industry Association, or MAIA. He travels for seminars on implementing Philippine Combatives™ program (Filipino Stick, Knife, Hand and Ground Combatives) in different schools and has gone as far as Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Ireland and Australia. Julius Melegrito also taught Military Air Force, Police and Marines both in the USA and the Philippines.
Melegrito currently operates Martial Arts International academy in Bellevue, Nebraska, with over 200 active students not including the Philippine Martial Arts Alliance Charter and individual members from all over the world including Philippines, New Mexico, United States of America and Australia.