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Hermes Canellis started his martial arts training with master of Jeet Kune Do, Ronny Lee, in 1982, at only 7 years old. His studies of Jeet Kune Do ended in 1985, when his family had to move from town. His admiration for Bruce Lee, and his interest for martial arts that grew stronger, gave path to a lifetime of studying and perfectioning the arts of self-defense. He started taking Kung-Fu classes in 1987, until he was introduced to American Kenpo Karate, Grand Master Ed Parker's system. Hi was fascinated and motivated to see Parker's techniques, so he immediately started his training in American Kenpo Karate under the guidance of Master Sifu Luis Garcia. He study with Sifu Garcia from 1989 to 1991; afterwards, he continued his education with Sifu Conrado Diaz (1991 to 1993).

Even though he had to put on halt his martial art studies due to often traveling to different countries, he always trained his techniques. He started his training with Grand Master Mr Manny Reyes Sr in 2000. He get promoted on first degree black belt in December 20, 2003, and Second degree Black Belt in March 1, 2014. He continues training with Grand Master Mr Manny Reyes Sr.