Steve D’Aurelio began studying Martial Arts in 2000. In 2005, he began studying with Inti Ombak Pencak Silat and Guru Daniel Prasetya. During his time at Inti Ombak, he has served as Instructor, School Manager, and Demo/Events Team Leader. He taught Martial Arts and Tai Chi at Front Range Community College from 2005 to 2010. Between 2003 and the present he has also taught at various venues in Colorado and Ohio. In 2008, he studied Silat first hand in Jogjakarta, Indonesia. He has trained with teachers from Indonesia, Korea, Hawaii, and around the United States. Steve holds the rank of 6th degree black belt in Inti Ombak Pencak Silat, certified Close Quarter Combat Instructor, 1st degree black belt in Hap Ki Do, and certified instructor of Tai Chi. He continues to study Silat with Guru Daniel and currently teaches at the Inner Wave Pencak Silat headquarters in Fort Collins, Colorado.