Adrian Tandez is the founder, owner, and head instructor of the Tandez Academy. He started the Academy in 2005 in San Carlos, California. After two years, he relocated the Academy to Mountain View, California, where it has remained to this day.
Adrian has earned the honored titles of SiFu (master/teacher in Cantonese) and Guro (teacher in Filipino) from all the years of martial arts training and experience he has accumulated. He has over 30 years of martial arts experience under his belt.
Adrian with his teacher and mentor Guro Dan Inosanto
Guro Dan Inosanto with his best friend and teacher Bruce Lee
Guro Dan Inosanto and Bruce Lee in "Game of Death"
Adrian is a THIRD GENERATION Jeet Kune Do master/instructor under the Bruce Lee lineage
BRUCE LEE >
DAN INOSANTO >
Adrian is a certified instructor under Guro Dan Inosanto in the following systems:
JEET KUNE DO/JUN FAN GUNG FU
FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS (Kali Escrima)
Adrian is a member of
the INOSANTO INTERNATIONAL MARTIAL ARTS
Adrian is a certified FULL INSTRUCTOR under Paul Vunak in the following systems:
JEET KUNE DO CONCEPTS
FILIPINO MARTIAL ARTS
R.A.T. RAPID ASSAULT TACTICS
LAW ENFORCEMENT DEFENSIVE TACTICS
Adrian is a PROFESSIONAL COACH under various instructors in the following systems:
COMBAT SUBMISSION WRESTLING
THAI BOXING / MUAY THAI
FRANICS FONG WING CHUN
Adrian is a resident martial arts instructor for GOOGLE Bay Area, including the main headquarters in Mountain View and several facilities in Sunnyvale. He teaches Jeet Kune Do to Googlers!
Adrian is currently a graduate student at the prestigious Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is studying to earn his Master's Degree in Dramatic Arts/Performance. He is studying there part-time while he teaches full-time at his Academy.