Frank Colon

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Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Introduction Frank has performed, toured and recorded with The Manhattan Transfer, Wayne Shorter, Milton Nascimento, Harry Belafonte, Mary J. Blige, Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin, Thalia, George Clinton, Gato Barbieri, Tania Maria, George Benson, Milton Nascimento, Chaka Khan, and many more.

As a percussionist, he specializes in Latin Caribbean instruments such as congas, bongos, timbales, shekere, and Cuban bata drums as well as Brazilian specialty items such as cuica, berimbau, atabaque and the entire array of samba instruments.

Frank Colon is a graduate of the first Krav Maga instructor course held in the USA, directed by Grandmaster Haim Zut, and is certified as an Instructor by both the Wingate Institute and Krav Maga International since July 1998 and currently holds the rank of Black Belt Dan 2.

Frank is a founding member and first Vice-President of The Krav Maga Federation USA.

Frank is certified in Adult CPR and First Aid by the American Red Cross Association and practices Yang Style Tai-Chi Chuan and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

He is also a PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Divemaster.