Professional Instructor, author and keynote speaker Ernest Emerson has served the U.S. Department of Defense, Military, Intelligence, Law Enforcement and civilian communities for over 35 years.
Ernest Emerson is a highly respected instructor and lecturer on counter-terrorism and human performance in dangerous environments. He is an expert witness for the Los Angeles Prosecuting Attorney's Office and is a Black Belt Hall of Fame and United States Martial Arts Hall of Fame member. He is a "Tier One" hand-to-hand combat instructor and has taught his system to the world's deadliest operators including the U.S. Navy SEAL Teams, U.S. Marines, U.S. Army Special Forces and Various Government Agencies both in the U.S. and abroad.
Mr. Emerson is the author of several books, and scores of papers and articles on personal security, self defense and self reliance.
Sir Ernest Emerson is a Knight of The Noble Order of the Black Shamrock and holds the coveted title of Master-at-Arms. Mr. Emerson was the lead instructor for the company Global Studies Group International for 10 years, a company run by former SEAL Team Six personnel, providing training, security assessments and high risk security assignments to various entities worldwide.
He has appeared on many T.V. shows, radio programs and has acted as a technical expert on numerous award winning movies.
His background also includes playing professional baseball, boxing, Jeet Kune Do and Gracie Jiu Jitsu. He is the owner and founder of Emerson Knives, Inc., Emerson Combat Systems and The Black Shamrock Combat Academy in Los Angeles, CA.
He is the husband to a beautiful wife and the father to three wonderful children. Mr. Emerson is a Rock 'n' Roll junkie and enjoys the taste of fine Scotch whiskey. He may be contacted at Ernest@EmersonKnives.comshow more