Master Michael Plott, a martial arts expert and enthusiast, has practiced his craft for over 30 years. Originally a Utah native, Master Plott relocated to South Florida in 1993 and trained under the direction of Grand Master John Pelligrini. In 2002, Master Plott opened his first martial arts studio with just a handful of loyal students.
Master Plott now has a roster of over 70 students and has a premier studio located at 23 Marion Street in Saint Augustine, Florida. Extensive training in weapons combat training, including knife, stick, and gun, have added to his already impressive arsenal of traditional martial art forms. Master Plott has earned:
7th degree black belt under Grandmaster Jay Vera Kajukenbo Mixed Martial Arts
4th Degree Black Belt in Combat Hapkido
3rd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
Black Belt in Chiryoku Riikiji Karate
Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Defensive Tactics Instructor for local law enforcement and U.S. Customs Border Patrol
Jiu-Jitsu Ground Combat Instructor for local law-enforcement
Master Plott is also employed full-time as a Deputy Sheriff for the St. Johns County Sheriff Office. He also serves as a member of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) team.