There are no
forms, kata, or sport tournament techniques, just straight up dirty &
practical street survival martial arts. The practitioner is first taught
basic theories, footwork, camming, and striking weapons(Tools) of the body.
They next learn to blend these with natural reactive “Primary Moves” &
entries against all angles of attack, followed with multiple strikes, levers
& combinations, that flow into finishing moves of temporary detainments or
The student then discovers different methods of blending these elements,
being able to counterattack with aggressive, naturally reactive moves, based
on the opponents attacks and reactions. Instead of being taught memorized
set pattern techniques, the practitioner learns to read weaknesses &
manipulate human biomechanics, allowing the practitioner to create
Advanced students are introduced to knife fighting, weapons use & defenses,
basic Mook Jong(Wooden Dummy) and Iron Palm conditioning. The goal of the
Hurricane practitioner, is to destroy or detain an attacker within the first
few seconds of contact, utilizing maximum impact with minimal effort.
All fighting styles have something to offer, and all have their strengths
and weaknesses, and those strengths and weaknesses are dependent on the
individual, not the style.
Frank Monsalve is a martial arts instructor who resides in Las Vegas,
Nevada. He is the head instructor and founder of the Hybrid martial art
Hurricane Combat Arts.
Hurricane Combat Arts was designed for military, executive
protection/bodyguard and reality street defense. It is built on the theories
of Russian Systema, Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do, Muay Thai, Indonesian Pentjak
Silat Serak and American military hand-to-hand combative concepts. Hurricane
is informal, no uniforms, kata, or tournament techniques are employed.
The Hurricane Combat Arts Academy (HCAA) is located in Las Vegas, Nevada
with affiliate schools in Texas and outside of the U.S. a school in Sweden.
Monsalve has over 3 decades of Martial Arts experience. He first started his
training in Hung Ga Kuen Gung fu when he was eleven years old under Moc Kan
Sent in Miami, Florida.
He currently holds the rank of 5th degree black belt in American Taiho-Jitsu
under Alan Cunningham, 4th dan black belt in kempo under Gary Dill, 2nd
black sash in Hung Ga Kuen Gung Fu, and Sifu in Wing Chun Gung Fu under Jiun
Monsalve is currently working as an entertainment security consultant and
also as Chief of Security & Risk Management for MRE/KP Properties. He gives
instruction of the Hurricane Combat Arts system to private students in Las
Vegas, Nevada, as well as conducting seminars for law enforcement, military,
security personnel, state employees, and self defense instructors and
students from across the United States and around the world.