Henry D. Infante, is the developer of Anti Terror Combatives, he is a Supervisory Close Quarters Operative and is an Senior Instructor in Executive/VIP Protection & Planning, Dignitary Protection & Operational Planning and Non Violent Crises Intervention procedures and techniques to governments, businesses and individuals worldwide. Mr. Infante has been a Personal Protection Specialist for numerous celebrities and political figures. He has supervised training for and participated in Special Operations details outside of the United States. Mr. Infante has provided a variety of security services from the 1996 Atlanta Olympics to the 2003 Gold Cup Soccer Games in Miami. Some of his clients have included Donald Trump, Madonna, Versace, Sylvester Stallone, Gloria Estefan, the Saudi Royal family and other high profile personalities.
Mr. Infante has over 20 years experience training in the Martial Arts. He has earned a “Black Belt” in several disciplines of martial arts and has attained the rank of 6th Degree Black Belt (Rokudan) in Ninjutsu and 5th Degree Black Belt (Godan) in Japanese Jujitsu. He has also achieved ranking status (Black Belt or higher) In several systems including: Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu, Aikido, Jujutsu, and Judo. Mr. Infante has studied other systems of Martial Arts including Bagua Reylson Gracie Jiu Jitsu, Arnis, Kali stick fighting, and is currently a student on Indonesian Pencak Silat Pertempuran (Combat Silat) as well as Kuntao Silat. He achieved the title of Shidoshi (Certified Instructor) in 2004 from Soke Masaaki Hatsumi (34th Grandmaster of the Togakure Ryu Ninja Tradition) and continues making yearly trips to Japan and Europe to sharpen his skills.
Mr. Infante is the founder of the Institute for Combat Science, an organization dedicated solely to the understanding of realistic combat tactics. He is a member of the United States Martial Arts Association and has been recognized as “Close Quarter Combat Instructor of the Year”. Mr. Infante has been inducted into the United States Martial Arts “Hall of Fame”.
Mr. Infante was the Assistant Editor and the author of a security column in the Latin Club of America’s magazine “Negosios en Marcha”. He is a frequent instructor on various security related topics to Government and Critical Infrastructure clients.