Andre was transplanted to North Carolina from the Bronx, NY in 1996. Having a father with a black belt in Judo, it was only natural for Andre to pursue training in the martial arts. Through the years of training, Andre has shifted from traditional martial arts to Self-Protection based applications. Andre`s credentials include:
- Krav Maga Black Belt
- Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Brown Belt
- Karate Black Belt
- Kempo Black Belt
- Has studied Balintawak Arnis, Bas Rutten Mixed Martial Arts System, Boxing, and others.