• We believe in the “merit based promotion principle” when it comes to earning rank and being advanced.  If you are a serious martial artist, train hard, and believe that perseverance is the key to achieving excellence we can help you achieve your martial arts goals. 

• Mixed martial artists, military, law enforcement, and traditional martial arts practitioners from many different styles seldom receive the credit they truly deserve for the cross training they do. Part of our mission is to correct this injustice.  

 • All martial artists should not be held back and receive the recognition they deserve and be advanced accordingly based upon universally accepted standards within the industry NOT POLITICS.    


• It prevents school owners being circumvented by student/instructors by holding them accountable for unethical raiding of a student client base.
• Only those deserving of being formally recognized should be recognized. All the time, hard work, and effort invest into martial arts training should be recognized for their achievements. 
• Regardless if you are an independent solo practitioner, teach privately to a small number of students or own your own franchise of martial arts schools, securing professional credibility through registration is a very important part of today's martial arts industry. 
• It provides third party recognition of your rank and experience.  
• It demonstrates your commitment to your martial arts profession and adds credibility to your achievements. ?
• It validates your martial arts training by meeting nationally recognized standards. ?
• It affirms your competence.
• It reflects your achievements.
• It helps to build self-esteem for students.
• It helps to instill discipline and responsibility. 
• It documents your experience and provides credentials.

• It improves your career opportunities and advancement.
• It provides you greater professional recognition from your peers.
• It helps to give you a competitive advantage.
• It provides official verification.  Anyone can contact us to verify the status of your rank registration.



• If you own or operate a martial arts school or teach and train privately and are looking for a quality organization for professional affiliation can you imagine the Frank Dux Fellowship: Circle of Iron introducing you to the right choice for you?  If YES we welcome you to join our martial arts family by putting you in touch with the organization that fits your needs.
• Many view their martial arts as their lifestyle and belief system.  Therefore, black belt registered instructors and solo practitioners have complete freedom to train, teach and operate their schools according to the teachings and philosophies of their style without interference and are authorized to promote their students to a rank one level below their own as long as it meets the criteria of the organization they are affiliated with.


• Have you ever dreamed about starting a career in the martial arts?   Or of operating your own school and being your own boss?  We can help make that dream a reality.  ?
• We also offer a free Referral Executive Program that is open to everyone. Even non-martial artists can enjoy a lucrative career in the martial arts industry. Your potential for success is limitless.  ?


• If you are a independent solo practitioner or traditionalist walking the spiritual path and would like to receive professional recognition for all of the time and effort you have invested in your martial arts training we can help by introducing you to a variety of accredited programs that includes online martial art universities and seminars.