Our Staff

Our Instructors & Staff Members

Our Instructors have spent many years devoted to training in the martial arts and have attained a certain level of expertise to qualify them as teachers and also mentors.

Through extensive testing, certification and tournament level competition, our staff has attained mastery in this martial art and now enjoy sharing their skill and passing it on to their students.

Here are a few of Progressive Tactics's instructors and other staff members, starting with Bill Barker:

Bill Barker  (6th dan) 
Info can be found here:

Nicole Mulkey  (4th dan/ master) 
Ms. Mulkey holds a bachelor of arts as a teacher specializing in special needs students during the day. She has been training since 2001.

Ms. Mulkey holds the reank of 4th degree black belt (master title) in Tang Soo Do and 1st degree black belt (guro title) in Modern Arnis.

David Knott  (3rd dan/ Kyosa) 
Mr. Knott has been training for over 15 years with us, and has been an instructor for over 10 of those years.

Mr. Knott started Jan 5th, 2004.

Theresa Terlecki  (1st dan/ Dayang Isa) 
Guro Theresa has been training for over 10 years in our Modern Arnis program. She trains at all 3 locations and is the primary teacher at our Garden City location (inside Guardian Martial Arts on Ford Road).
Guro started with PTMA 2/2/2005

For more information about the Progressive Tactics staff or training programs, please contact us at 313-520-2057 or by clicking here.