Michael Munyon

CEO/FOUNDER

Master Michael L. Munyon is the owner of Munyon Tactical located in Oscoda, Michigan and travels throughout the state giving lectures and training on topics such as Work Place Violence, Active Shooter, Physical Security, Verbal De-Escalation and more. Additionally, he is the President/Founder of the International Taekwon-Do Federation-USA and the President/Founder of Moo Sool Won-USA which are two martial art organizations growing rapidly in the USA.

He entered the Air Force in 1992, serving his entire career in the Security Forces career field where he earned a Craftsman level for Security Specialties and has an SEI (Special Experience Identified) for Information Security (322). His assignments include Montana, Michigan, California, Korea (Kunsan and Osan Air Base), Mississippi, Portugal and Nebraska. During this time he has deployed to Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Afghanistan on numerous occasions. While serving in the United States military he has taught civilian and military members defensive tactics and martial arts at every military installation he’s been assigned to. Some of his notable accomplishments include training thousands Security Forces members in Self-Defense, Rifle Fighting and Defensive Tactics, over 1,000 female civilian and military members in Women’s Self Defense in cooperation with the Air Force’s Sexual Assault Response Coordinator’s Department, trained U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy personnel, Canadian, French, Belgian, Australian and other North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) military members in martial arts. Additionally, Master Munyon has been recognized for his work with the United States and Foreign military by senior enlisted leaders and has received numerous awards of recognition for his talents and volunteer work. A few other well known facts about Master Munyon are that he was a previous expandable baton OC Pepper Spray and Taser instructor while in the Air Force. In 2009 Mr. Munyon was inducted into the Masters Hall of Fame in Long Beach, California. Later in 2013, Master Munyon was inducted into the Official Taekwon-Do Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, Nevada. Also, in 2016, Master Munyon was inducted into the United States KiDo Federation Hall of Fame earning the award entitled “ITF Master of the Year”. In 2018 Master Munyon was inducted into the Korean Martial Arts Masters Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Georgia. Finally, Master Munyon was inducted into the Who’s Who in the Martial Arts in Las Vegas, Nevada and the United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame in Jeffersonville, Indiana.

MAJOR ACOMPLISHMENTS/NETWORKING:

Conducted operations/services with the following agencies:

-Federal Bureau of Investigations

-United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations

-Michigan Municipal Treasure’s Association

-Northern Michigan Public Service Academy

-Alcona Sheriff’s Department

-Alcona Community Schools

-Iosco County Chamber of Commerce

-Department of the Air Force

-Department of the Navy

-North Atlantic Treaty Organization

-Air Force Sexual Assault Response Coordinator’s Office

-Michigan CE Marketplace for Realtors

-Kalamazoo Valley Community College Criminal Justice/Police Academy

-Earned Trisens Security Professionals Executive Security/Bodyguard Certification (Netherlands)

-American Martial Arts Alliance LEGEND Award Winner 2019

-Krav Maga Association Defensive Tactics Instructor

-Earned 8th Degree Black Belt in Taekwon-Do (International Instructor Certified)

-Earned 6th Degree Black Belt in HapKiDo (International Instructor Certified)

-Earned Level 3 Krav Maga Instructor Certification

-Earned 1st Degree Black Belt in Police Taiho Jutsu (Japanese art of Arresting and Control)

-Inducted into 6 Martial Art Hall of Fames

-Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year 2012-2015 on numerous military installations

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS

2022                Health and Safety Institute Self-Aid, CPR/AED Instructor

2021                Active Violence Emergency Response Training Active Shooter Instructor Course

2021                ASP Baton, Tactical Handcuffing, and Tactical Flashlight Instructor Course

2020                Michigan Commission of Law Enforcement Standards In-Service Provider

2020                Munson Medical Network Security Guard In-Service Provider

2019                Krav Maga Association, Advanced Defensive Tactics Instructor

2019                Defensive Tactics Solutions Tactical Handcuffing Certification Course

2018                NRA Instructor (Basic Pistol, Personal Protection Inside of the Home and Range Safety Officer)

2017                Active Shooter Instructor Course, Alcona County Sheriff’s Department

2014                Professional Manager Certification, Community College of the Air Force

2012                Principles of Instruction Academy, Shepard Air Force Base, TX

2012                Criminal Justice Associates Degree, Community College of the Air Force

2009                Taser Instructor, Keesler Air Force Base

2007                Silver Flag Alpha Desert Warfare Training Course, Creech Air Force Base, NV

1997                Nevada Department of Prisons Academy (P.O.S.T.)

ADDITIONAL TRAINING:

ASHI (American Safety and Health Institute) CPR/AED/SABC Instructor

-Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Course, Knoxville, TN

Information Security SEI (322)

-Department of Homeland Security/FEMA Emergency Response Operations Series

-Midwest Counter-drug Training Center, Intelligence Gathering for Law Enforcement

-Army Combat Life Savers Course, Fort Bliss, TX

-A.S.I.S.T.:  Acquired Suicide Intervention Skills Training

-Sexual Assault Prevention and Response for Security Forces

-FEMA IS-00022, Citizen Preparedness

-Mid-America Safety Services LLC, S.H.O.T. training (Shock, Hemorrhaging, Operations and Techniques)

-Reflex Protect CS Chemical Irritant Trainer/Supplier

POSITIONS HELD:

2015-Present    Owner, MUNYON TACTICAL/Trisens-USA Krav Maga

2013-2015       Operations Superintendent (Law Enforcement/Security/MWD Section and Training)

2012-2013       Security Forces Training Superintendent

2009-2012       Shift Supervisor/Flight Chief, Elite Guard

2003-2009       Patrolman

Shift Supervisor/Flight Chief

Unit/Organization Security Manager

NCOIC, Plans and Programs

NCOIC, Information/Industrial Security

2002-2003       Information/Industrial Security (Information Security Program Manager)

1999-2002       Shift Supervisor

Alarm Monitor

Correctional Guard

Trainer

1998-1999       Nevada Dept of Corrections Correctional Officer

1996-1998       Security Response Team Leader

Security Control Center Controller/Dispatcher

Alt. Supply Clerk

Armory

Trainer

1993-1996       Security Response Team Leader

Dispatcher/Flight Security Controller

Flight Trainer

RANK/AFFILIATIONS

Master Munyon is a 8th degree black belt and member of the ITF H.Q. (South Korea) and works with the leadership team as a member of the Council of Masters.
Founder/President: ITF HQ-USA
Additionally, Master Munyon is a 6th Dan in HapKiDo
Founder/President of Moo Sool Won-USA
Ambassador for the Masters Hall of Fame
Ambassador for the Korean Marital Arts Masters Hall of Fame
Master Munyon is also a certified NRA instructor and offers training in firearms and tactics.

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