Sifu Alan Baker is an internationally recognized martial arts & self defense expert. He has been training continually in the Martial Arts since 1981 and teaching since 1990. He has 36 years of continuous experience in the arts. In 1999 he was inducted into the WHFSC International Martial Arts Hall of Fame. In August of 2007 Mr. Baker was awarded the rank of 7th Degree Black Belt by the International Martial Arts Headfounders Grandmasters Council.
In the course of his career he has attained the level of black belt or higher in multiple disciplines of martial arts as well as multiple instructor level certifications in additional systems under some of the industry's most renowned teachers. In the tactical training field Sifu Baker has taught countermeasures and defensive tactics, firearms, and edged-weapon programs through his AMAC Tactical Training Group to Fortune 50 corporate security teams and law enforcement / SWAT teams throughout the United States from the Marietta SWAT team here in Georgia to the Cincinnati SWAT team and the California Highway Patrol unit just to name a few. He has been privileged to work with and design training programs for the Department of Defense, CIA, and other specialized government and military groups.
Sifu Baker is a certified Armed Personal Protection Specialist (PPS) and the Defensive Tactics Instructor for The Executive Protection Institute (EPI) in Clarke County, Virginia, where he created a specialized defensive tactics program for Protection Agents (Bodyguards), named Protection Response Tactics (PRT). Sifu Baker's AMAC Tactical Group also teaches the defensive tactics for Vehicle Dynamics Institute in located in New Jersey. VDI & EPI are considered the top schools for teaching Executive Protection (Bodyguards) and tactical / security driving in the World.
Stacy Roberts is the Vice President of TV/Film Projects for the International Protection Group and oversees multiple TV projects and the protection of numerous highly recognizable film and TV artists and film/TV location sets. Stacy is a Personal Protection Specialist (PPS) and a Certified Security Trainer (CST) and a long-time Protection, Firearms, and Protection Response Tactics (PRT) Instructor at the Executive Protection Institute (EPI).
Stacy is a former Army Ranger where he served under and directly with Brigadier General “Smokin Joe” Stringham, who was the feature character in the movie, “Green Beret” starring John Wayne. After the military, Stacy served as a Correction Officer, Deputy Sheriff, and Police Officer and was a member of the SWAT Team which was involved in many specialize operations requiring use of force.
Stacy transitioned into the private sector where he used his military and law enforcement background to boost his work in the protection field conducting international and domestic executive protection (bodyguard) assignments, workplace violence response and mitigation, as well as security training. As the co-founder of AMAC tactical, he has worked with Alan Baker teaching defensive tactics to Police, Military, and Government SWAT and Specialized units on numerous occasions.
Stacy is a student of martial arts and defensive tactics under Master Alan Baker of the Atlanta Martial Arts Center and holds a purple belt in Brazilian Jui-Jitsu.