About Us

Michael Sampson is a Savannah native, but thankfully his upbringing with his military father provided him the opportunity to travel. Beginning at the age of 12, giving him 30+ years of experience, he learned a variety of renowned martial arts including: Taekwondo, Chin Na, and Shaolin Kung Fu.

Michael is a 7th degree Black Belt and is a Certified International Executive Protection SPecialist, with certifications in tactical gun and knife disarmament. He is the Owner/Head instructor of SVT Martial Arts Academy and has been proudly serving the Savannah area since 2007.

Through his extensive training and certifications, Michael provides personal protection services as well as being an authorized Cobra Self Defense Training Center.