As fellow parents, we at Ancient City Martial Arts understand you have choices when it comes to martial arts instruction for your child. First, thank you; we are honored to be considered in your group of choices.
Master Mike Plott
Master Michael Plott, head instructor at ACMA’s St. Augustine Location, 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. Today, Master Plott 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:
- Cofounder of KajuKenbo Hapkido (endorsed by Grand Master Jay Vera)
- 7th Degree Black Belt, KajuKenbo
- 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.