Sensei Glenn Genovas
Sandan (3rd degree black belt)
Punong Guro in Pekiti Tersia Kali
Military PTK-CQC Instructor
For almost 40 years Glenn has been involved in martial arts. In those years he has achieved rank in the arts of Jiu Jitsu and Pekiti Tirsia Kali. Glenn started his martial arts training in 1982. He received his 1st degree (Shodan) black belt and Instructors Certification in 1986 under the tutelage of Master Bob Malvagno of Kobe Martial Arts. He received his 2nd degree (Nidan) black belt in December 2006 and his 3rd degree (Sandan) black belt in June 2018 under the direction of O’Sensei Joseph Puleio of the American Jiu Jitsu Centers.
Glenn started his training in Pekiti Tirsia Kali in 2008 with Mata'as na Guro Eddie Hunt. Under the tutelage of Tuhon Tim Waid of PTK-SMF he was certified as an Instructor of the Military Edged-impact Weapon Close-Quarters-Combat System in 2011, obtained the rank of Full Guro in 2012, and Punong Guro in 2021. He also has training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai & Kick Boxing.
Glenn has been involved in coordinating live martial arts demonstrations since 1984. From 1984 – 87, he participated in Jiu Jitsu demonstration teams throughout Long Island. Glenn trained public safety officers and organized demonstrations for local community groups and schools in Pennsylvania in the 90’s. He was a member of the American Jiu Jitsu Demo Team at the 1998 Arnold Classic in Ohio, where his team placed 4th in their first appearance at this international competition.
Sensei Glenn is available for private lessons by appointment only.