Dr. Al Garza

Associate Scholar


Dr. Al Garza's Profile

Albert Louis Garza II was born in 1971 to Silvana Dolores Salamone (Jewish Italian) and Albert Louis Garza  Sr. in San Gabriel California. Albert Louis Garza II learned martial arts from his father Al Garza, creator of the Matrix System. Al Garza II holds a 6D Black Belt in Lima Lama, from his father, and a Black Belt in  Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Pedro Carvalho. He began his training at the age of 8 with his father and continued his training with world champions such as Gene LeBell, Pedro Carvalho and Cleber Luciano who he competed against in his first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt tournament. Al Garza is a Professor in BJJ and a world champion in MMA and Martial Arts holding numerous titles. Al Garza's MMA record from 1995 to 2006 ended with 15-2-0. He is a former certified Defensive Tactics Instructor for the Correctional Academy at SJVC Hesperia Campus and is a co-owner of Inside Kung-Fu Magazine with his father and Dave Cater. YouTube link

Dr. Garza has been a student of the Bible for over 30 years and is an independent research scholar. Al Garza's education includes a PhD in Biblical Studies from the DOD University's WISELearn.gov and NRD.gov vendor graduate program. He also completed Bar-Ilan University's Biblical Archaeology program and the Associate Scholar Program in Linguistic Context of the Bible, with 180 hours of Biblical Linguistic training, from Hebrew University's  Institute of Biblical Studies, Israel (see pic above), which included the study of Biblical Hebrew, Aramaic and New Testament Greek. Dr. Al Garza is also certified, with 120 hours, in Jewish Studies, Hebrew Studies and New Testament Jewish Studies from the Israel Bible-Study Center in Israel. 

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The National Library of Israel peer reviewed book. 

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Dr. Garza's education also includes certifications of both National and CA state Laboratory and Diagnostic training and research. He is certified in Epidemiology in Public Health by Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Garza has built state approved curriculum for colleges and universities throughout the U.S. for medical related programs for the last 20 years. He currently owns AG Institute LLC,  Phlebotomy Solutions and Victor Valley Phlebotomy Training LLC. (Author of "When A Simple Blood Draw Goes Wrong.") 

Dr. Al Garza was the Religious Educating Coordinator holding both Federal and Government contracts for the DOD. He is the founder and director of THISS-The Hebrew Institute of Semitic Studies  and is the owner of three companies.

Research Interest

Biblical Hebrew, Modern Hebrew, morphology, lexicology, lexicography, onomastics, sociolinguistics and his current main research is the lexicography of Ancient Hebrew.

Books By Dr. Al Garza