Our Team

Our Team is based in our Community. From students to instructors & advisors, we work together to develop the program to help everyone thrive as healthy human beings

Paul ‘The British Ninja’ McCarthy is a movement practitioner who specializes in martial arts; he has been a student and instructor in the martial arts for the past 25 years and holds instructor credentials in Kali, Hapkido, Taekwondo, Savate, Muay Thai and Jeet Kune Do. Paul is passionate about making martial arts accessible to everyone as a route to both mental and physical wellness. He has been the Director of the Martial Arts Program at UCLA since 2009, has a background in sports coaching and customized movement consulting, and holds a Master’s degree in Applied Sports Science.

Dr. Krigolson is a neuroscientist at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. His research interests span; decision-making, learning, statistics, game theory, electroencephalography, functional magnetic resonance imaging, and mobile neuroscience technologies. 


Children’s Development – Play
Play is instrumental in all children's development. Learn why, and how to incorporate play into
Live Classes
Train in real time with Cognitive Kali founder, Paul McCarthy, every week with our virtual
Children’s Development – Self Discovery
A major component of development for children is to discover things themselves, to problem solve,
Children’s Development – Competitive
Having regular competitive activities in your program will aid in students conflict resolution, dealing with
Children’s Development – Memorization
The ability to efficiently memorize things is important throughout our lives and developing this ability
Children’s Development – Traditions
A combination of expert knowledge & information from; neuroscientists, kinesiologists, education experts & more
The Fundamental Series
A simple yet progressively challenging introductory course for improving brain health.
Heaven 6 Breakdown
Learn the heaven 6 drill In under an hour and boost your brain health forever
Original Kali Drills
A drill-focused, intermediate course teaching original Inosanto Method Kali drills via neuroscientific learning methods.