Tariq Mansour has over 10 years of martial arts training under his many belts. His main areas of study have been Southeast Asian boxing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and Filipino Martial Arts. He routinely supplements his training with techniques from Taekwondo, Wing Chun, Pencak Silat as well as other martial art forms. In 2018 Tariq won silver and bronze medals in his division in the USA WEKAF East Coast Qualifier. When building out his women's self defense curriculum, Tariq leaned on his proficiency in various forms of hand to hand combat, ground fighting, and melee weapons to develop the program.