Multi-specialist martial arts expert

Multi-specialist martial arts expert

Claude Pouget is one of the world’s best certified martial arts experts - 14 times black belt and state multi-certified (for 10 disciplines).

Médaillé d'argent 2012 de la Jeunesse et des Sports par S.A.S. le Prince Albert II de Monaco, Maître Claude Pouget a été distingué cinq fois au Hall of Fame, Self-Défense Masters of the year (2010, 2012) ; Professeur d'arts martiaux plus certifié au monde (2011) ; Martial Arts Masters of the year (2013) et Grand Master, member of the Grand Master Council (2015). Ses références sont les suivantes :

Kickboxing (state certified, 8th grade black belt), Karate and Krav Maga (higher state certified 6th Dan black belt), K1 Rules and Full-Contact (6th grade black belt), Thai Boxing (state certified, 10th Khan), Kung Fu Wushu (Sanshou, higher state certified); state certified instructor of Boxing, Sambo and Wrestling (Master in Freestyle Wrestling), Judo Jiujitsu black belt.

He is also the first Monegasque instructor to be federally certified as a Pankration and Mixed Martial Arts (M.M.A.) instructor.


Over thirty years’ experience

These results are the fruits of over thirty years’ experience, with both his continual practise of martial arts to date (judo from 10 years of age) in Monaco or abroad (Japan, China, Thailand, Brazil, USA, Russia, Israel etc.), and in martial arts instruction (he obtained his first state certified instructor qualification 30 years ago in 1984, aged 23 years), having been a martial arts pioneer in Monaco.


One hundred combat victories in diverse martial arts disciplines

In competition, Claude Pouget has obtained a total of one hundred combat victories in various disciplines as diverse as Karate, K.O. Karate, Boxing, Judo, Taekwondo, Kickboxing and Kung Fu Wushu.
In this way he has gained relevant experience of Self-Defence and has created his own concept.


R.O.C. International Self-Defense: creation of his own concept of Self-Defence

His career - both in the field professionally in security in Monaco (as a police officer since he was aged 23, for 30 years, former head of a task force and of VIP protection, Self-Defence Trainer, Master 2 in Police and Internal Security etc.) and as a martial arts sports trainer (high level and competitors) - has allowed him to devise his own approach to Self-Defence, named R.O.C. (Real Operational Concept) International Self-Defense.

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