MBC Instructor Locator

The following MBC practitioners have earned my trust and confidence to share the MBC system. If you are looking for training in MBC and do not have the ability to train directly with Michael Janich, these instructors are the only other authorized resources for authentic, technically accurate MBC instruction. Instructors not listed on this page are not officially affiliated with the MBC system.

UNITED STATES

ARIZONA

Instructor Name: Steven Dearmond
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Email Address: TACSelfDefense@gmail.com

Instructor Name: Jack Roman
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Email Address: jack@tuffwriter.com

CALIFORNIA

Instructor Name: Uli Gebhard, Gebhard Solutions
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
Location: Anaheim, California
Telephone Number: 714-726-6105
Email Address:
uli@gebhardsolutions.com
Website: www.gebhardsolutions.com

Instructor Name: Daniel Hasbrouck
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
School: Excel Jiu Jitsu

Location: Oceanside, California
Telephone Number: 804-248-6923
Email Address: dehasbrouck@googlemail.com
Website: http://exceljiujitsu.com/

Instructor Name: Doug Farmer
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
Location: Mission Viejo, California
Email Address: southocmbc@gmail.com

Instructor Name: Dirk Foster
MBC Instructor Status: Study Group Leader
Location: Los Angeles, California
Email Address: Dirk@FosterSelfReliance.com

Instructor Name: Ken Takahashi
MBC Instructor Status: Study Group Leader
Location: Torrance, California
Telephone Number: 310-528-3688
Email Address: ken@forwardassistt.com
Website: http://www.forwardassistt.com/knife.html

COLORADO

Instructor Name: Matt Zavakos
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor

Instructor Name: Michael C. Rigg
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Location: Lafayette, Colorado
Telephone Number: 303-913-8061
E-mail address:
mrigg@staysafemedia.com

Instructor Name: Vince Luke
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Location: Denver, Colorado
E-mail address:
Vince@mbcstudies.com
Web site: www.mbcstudies.com

Instructor Name: Eric Mayes
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Telephone Number: 720-984-7323
E-mail address:
wemayes@gmail.com

Instructor Name: Rick Wallace
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Location: Superior/Louisville, Colorado
Telephone Number: 720-480-5947
E-mail address:
wallacerick@gmail.com

Instructor Name: Wayde Allen
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Location: Niwot, Colorado
E-mail address:
wayde.allen@gmail.com

Instructor Name: Jesse Pollock
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Location: Commerce City, Colorado
E-mail address:
jessepollock2012@gmail.com

Instructor Name: James Allen
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor

Instructor Name: Thayne Alexander
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor

Instructor Name: Marc Durant
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor

Instructor Name: Imri Morgenstern
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor

Instructor Name: Patrick Welch
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor

Instructor Name: Jon High
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor

Instructor Name: Robin Allen
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor

Instructor Name: Cath Lauria
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor

Instructor Name: Damian Lauria
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor

Instructor Name: Brooks Betts
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor

Instructor Name: Don Jones
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Franktown/Elizabeth/Parker, Colorado
Telephone Number: 303-779-9180
E-mail address:
Don@PrecisionFab.com

Instructor Name: Lawrence Pritchard
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor

Instructor Name: Edward Swiatek
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Longmont, Colorado
E-mail address:
exswiatek@gmail.com

Instructor Name: Andrew Carpinelli
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Telephone Number: 303-916-8209
E-mail address:
andrew@afcgroup.com

Instructor Name: Dan Vigil
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor

DELAWARE

Instructor Name: Gemez Norwood
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
Location: Millsboro, Delaware
E-mail address:
gemez.norwood@verizon.net

Instructor Name: Michael Chamberland
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor

FLORIDA

Instructor Name: Jonathan Petree
MBC Instructor Status: Study Group Leader
School Name: Atlantic Warriors Wing Chun Gung Fu
Address: 11915 Beach Blvd., Suite 117, Jacksonville, Florida 32246
Telephone Number: 904-233-1110
E-mail Address: sifu@atlanticwarriors.org
Website: www.atlanticwarriors.org

Instructor Name: Sean Rome
MBC Instructor Status: Study Group Leader
Telephone Number: 904-540-6918
E-mail Address: Acmapalencia@gmail.com
Website: www.ancientcitymartialarts.com

GEORGIA

Instructor Name: Robby Cook
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
School Name: Personal Defense Solutions

Location: Athens, Georgia
Telephone Number: 706-347-0137
E-mail Address: robbycook@aol.com
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Instructor Name: Rocky Patel
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Norcross, Georgia
Telephone Number: 770-309-1772
E-mail Address: rpatel@carewatch.com
Martial Blade Concepts Training Group South on Facebook

Instructor Name: Damon Lusky
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
Location: Dawsonville, Georgia
Telephone Number: 678-936-8301
E-mail Address: Damon@studio308.com

IDAHO

Instructor Name: Bob Boston
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Blackfoot, Idaho
Telephone Number: 208-785-2682
E-mail address: bostonrd@cableone.net

Instructor Name: Eric Herzog
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Twin Falls, Idaho
Telephone Number: 208-934-6366
E-mail address:
eh99674@yahoo.com

Instructor Name: Adam Boyce
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
Location: Idaho Falls, Idaho
Telephone Number: 208-520-9231
E-mail address: adam@spartanmode.com
Website: www.spartanmode.com

ILLINOIS

Instructor Name: Keith Jennings
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
School Name: Forteza Fitness and Martial Arts
Address: 4437 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, Illinois
Telephone Number: 847-345-1977
E-mail address:
kdjennings77@msn.com

Instructor Name: Treyson Ptak
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
School Name: Forteza Fitness and Martial Arts
Address: 4437 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, Illinois
Telephone Number: 773-271-3988
E-mail address:
treysonptak@gmail.com

Instructor Name: Jessica Wilson
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: Forteza Fitness and Martial Arts
Address: 4437 N. Ravenswood, Chicago, Illinois
Telephone Number: 773-332-3904
E-mail Address: jessmwilson@gmail.com
Website: http://www.fortezafitness.com

Instructor Name: Andy Feltovich
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: Krav Maga Force
Address: 1043 W. Madison, Chicago, Illinois
Telephone Number: 773-305-7657
E-mail Address: info@kmfchicago.com
Website: www.kmfchicago.com

Instructor Name: Robert Fox
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Freeport, Illinois

Instructor Name: Mark S. Gridley
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: Life Protection Arts and Sciences, LLC
Location: Freeport, Illinois
Telephone Number: 815-990-2136
E-mail Address: protectionarts@aol.com

INDIANA

Instructor Name: Bob Lemmons
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Location: Scottsburg, Indiana
Telephone Number: 812-569-1933

Instructor Name: Keith McDonald
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor

KENTUCKY

Instructor Name: Matt Elliott
MBC Instructor Status: Study Group Leader
Location: Martin, Kentucky
Telephone Number: 606-794-1472
E-mail address:
elliott-matt@att.net

LOUISIANA

Instructor Name: James Wilson
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
School Name: Crescent City Eskrima
Address: Temple Gym, 4521 Magazine Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115

Telephone Number: 504-914-5703
E-mail address:
james.a.wilson@gmail.com
Website: www.eskrima.us

MICHIGAN

Instructor Name: Dan Galich
MBC Instructor Status: Study Group Leader
Location: Macomb, Michigan
Telephone Number: 248-247-5213
E-mail address: trainedup@yahoo.com

MAINE

Instructor Name: Tom Leake
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: Defensive Tactics of Maine
Location: Kittery, Maine
Telephone Number: 207-698-0483
E-mail Address: iridebikes@comcast.net

Instructor Name: Jason Child
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: Defend ME
Location: Kittery, Maine
Telephone Number: 207-752-6192
E-mail Address: DefendME@comcast.net

MINNESOTA

Instructor Name: Marc Galli
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Telephone Number: 954-895-9733
E-mail Address: marcgalli@comcast.net

MONTANA

Instructor Name: Chip Szyfer
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Kalispell, Montana
E-mail address:
cszyfer@msn.com

NEBRASKA

Instructor Name: Christopher Doner
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
School Name: Kaze Group / Jensen Jensen & Associates
Telephone Number: 402-650-4400
E-mail address:
kaze-group@cox.net

Instructor Name: D. Thane Jensen
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
School Name: Jensen Jensen & Associates / Kaze Group
Telephone Number: 402-450-2004
E-mail address:
thanepps@hotmail.com

Instructor Name: Mike Christensen
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
School Name: Kaze Group / Jensen Jensen & Associates
Telephone Number: 402-981-2616
E-mail address:
kaze-group@cox.net

NEVADA

Instructor Name: Kurt Golgart
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: Live Edge Tactics
Location: Reno/Sparks, Nevada
Telephone Number: 775-560-4646
E-mail address:
cagey1560@yahoo.com

Instructor Name: Harold Kramer
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School: Hard Knocks Muay Thai
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
E-mail address: mbcvegas@gmail.com

NEW JERSEY

Instructor Name: Tim Romanik
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Location: Millville, New Jersey
Telephone Number: 865-207-6709
E-mail address: 
atcromanik@gmail.com

Instructor Name: Alex Sholomisky
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
School Name: The Shark Tank Jiu Jitsu
Address: 950 North Main Road, Vineland, New Jersey 08360
Telephone Number: 865-503-6981

Instructor Name: Jonathan Forsythe
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: The Shark Tank Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Address: 950 North Main Road, Vineland, New Jersey 08360
Telephone Number: 609-501-8145
E-mail Address: jonfor89@yahoo.com

Instructor Name: Michael Wolhfert
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: Justifiable Force
Telephone Number: 908-723-2255
E-mail Address: info@justifiableforcetraining.com
Website: www.justifiableforcetraining.com

NEW MEXICO

Instructor Name: Tom Cole
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
School Name: Modern Combat Concepts
E-mail address:
ModernCombat@runbox.com

NEW YORK

Instructor Name: Paul Harris
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
School Name: Protection Fitness
Address: 21 West Nicholai Street, Hicksville, New York 11801
Website:
http://protectionfitness.com/krav-Maga.html
Telephone Number: 631-398-9525
E-mail address:
LongIslandMartialBlade@yahoo.com
Website: www.theprovinggroundsny.com

Instructor Name: Peter Oliveri Jr.
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
School Name: Protection Fitness
Address: 21 West Nicholai Street, Hicksville, New York 11801
Website:
http://protectionfitness.com/krav-Maga.html
E-mail address: poliverijr@gmail.com

Instructor Name: Dariel Williams
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: Protection Fitness
Address: 21 West Nicholai Street, Hicksville, New York 11801
Telephone Number: 516-670-5728
E-mail: protectionfitness@yahoo.com
Website: www.protectionfitness.com

Instructor Name: Louis Massaro
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
School Name: Protection Fitness
Address: 21 West Nicholai Street, Hicksville, New York 11801
Telephone Number: 516-790-8867
E-mail: 
 MBCLouie@gmail.com
Website: www.protectionfitness.com

Instructor Name: Howard LaVine
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Clifton Park, New York
E-mail: Howard@HITmanServices.com

Instructor Name: Robert Palleschi
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: Protection Fitness
Address: 21 W. Nicholai Street, Hicksville, New York 11801
Telephone: 516-303-6532
E-mail: palleschirobert@gmail.com
Website: www.longislandmartialarts.com

Instructor Name: Rich Fitzgerald
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Hicksville, New York

OHIO

Instructor Name: David Holloway
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: Survival Operating Systems
E-mail:
hollowaysos@aol.com
www.Survivaloperatingsystems.com

Instructor Name: Eric Kaltenborn
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
School Name: Mantis Boxing Combatives
Telephone Number: 614-595-8837
E-mail address:
EKaltenborn@gmail.com

Instructor Name: Bryan J. McKean
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
School Name: Survival Operating Systems
Telephone Number: 614-296-1983
E-mail address:
mckeanb@gmail.com
Website: www.Survivaloperatingsystems.com

Instructor Name: Jimmie Wessell
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Address: 401 Manila Pl. Westerville, Ohio 43081
Telephone Number: 614-604-3128
E-mail address:
wessell.3@osu.edu

Instructor Name: Todd Baldridge
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Telephone Number: 614-774-7321
E-mail address: 
Asetodd@gmail.com

Instructor Name: Wayne Smith
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Sandusky, Ohio
Telephone Number: 567-228-0477
E-mail address: 
mbc@allofmy.info

Instructor Name: Mickey Yurco
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Canfield, Ohio
Telephone Number: 330-506-8977
E-mail address: 
shorinki@aol.com

Instructor Name: Alex Voisard
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Telephone Number: 614-323-1454
E-mail address: 
avoisard1@gmail.com

OREGON

Instructor Name: Kevin Vasconcellos
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Location: Beaverton, Oregon
Telephone Number: 503-547-4343
E-mail Address: martialbladeconcepts.pnw@gmail.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/MBCPacificNorthwest/

PENNSYLVANIA

Instructor Name: Eric Vinson, Clarion Mixed Martial Arts
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
Location: Clarion, Pennsylvania
Telephone Number: 814-221-0806
Email Address:
wizarddoc@msn.com
Website: www.clarionlinks.com/mma

Instructor Name: Aaron R. Parr
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Location: Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
Telephone Number: 814-317-6020
E-mail address: 
ap@aptactical.com

SOUTH DAKOTA

Instructor Name: Al Rieman
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
School Name: Sanano Sikaran & Arnis Combatives Club
Address: 1019 Farlow Ave., Rapid City, South Dakota  57701
Telephone Number: 605-545-1397
E-mail address: sanano_rc@yahoo.com

Website: www.sananokarate.com

Instructor Name: Benjamin Geary
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: Sanano Sikaran & Arnis Combatives Club
Address: 1019 Farlow Ave., Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
E-mail Address: sanano_rc@yahoo.com
Website: www.sananokarate.com

Instructor Name: Jonathan Old Horse
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: Sanano Sikaran & Arnis Combatives Club
Address: 1019 Farlow Ave., Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
E-mail Address: sanano_rc@yahoo.com
Website: www.sananokarate.com

Instructor Name: Brandon Gilbert
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
School Name: Sanano Sikaran & Arnis Combatives Club
Address: 1019 Farlow Ave., Rapid City, South Dakota 57701
E-mail Address: sanano_rc@yahoo.com
Website: www.sananokarate.com

TEXAS

Instructor Name: Jason Wade Bugg
MBC Instructor Status: Study Group Leader
School Name: Iron Workers Martial Arts
Address: Houston, Texas
Telephone Number: 713-837-6287
E-mail address:
jason_bugg@hotmail.com

TEXAS PANHANDLE/WESTERN OKLAHOMA

Instructor Name: Chuck Rives
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
School Name: Martial Arts and Athletics Center (“The MAAC”)
Address: 3820 Line Avenue , Amarillo , Texas
Telephone Number: 806-517-0794
E-mail address:
porcupineprotection-seminar@yahoo.com

UTAH

Instructor Name: Raymond C. Bonsteel
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
School Name: Ray’s School of Martial Arts
Address: 342 West 770 North, Kaysville , Utah 84037
Telephone Number: 801-497-0877
E-mail Address:
raycb@hotmail.com

Instructor Name: Ray Smith
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
Telephone Number: 801-230-3427

VIRGINIA

Instructor Name: Kristopher Rhodes
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Telephone Number: 804-363-6699
E-mail address:
Kris.Rhodes@verizon.net

WYOMING

Instructor Name: Harold Hamilton
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Green River,Wyoming
E-mail address:
uintabladetraining@outlook.com

CANADA

ALBERTA

Instructor Name: Tim Holter
MBC Instructor Status: Study Group Leader
School Name: The Forge Western Martial Arts
Location: 3716 2 Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Telephone Number: 403-681-2529
Email Address: 
timh@forgewma.com
Website: www.forgewma.com

Instructor Name: Paul Hunter
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Address: 11721 90th Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Telephone Number: 780-885-1422
E-mail Address: phunter29@yahoo.com
Facebook Page: Martial Blade Concepts Canada

Instructor Name: Rhonda Lent
MBC Instructor Status: Certified Instructor
Telephone Number: 780-235-3200
E-mail Address: rhondalent@outlook.com
Facebook Page: Martial Blade Concepts Canada

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Instructor Name: Dan Rheaume
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
School Name: Heisei Budo and Combatives
Location: New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
Telephone Number: 604-306-7705
Email Address:
dan@heiseibudo.com
Website: www.heiseibudo.com

ONTARIO

Instructor Name: Andy Keyworth
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Telephone Number: 613-263-0441
Email Address: andy_keyworth@yahoo.com

QUÉBEC

Instructor Name: François Daneau
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
School Name: Kung-Fu Auto Défense
Address: 5500 Rodrigue Terrebonne J7M 2C1 Quebec Canada
Telephone Number: 450-477-5254
E-mail Address: fr.daneau@videotron.ca
Website: www.teamstrikersmma.com

FRANCE

Instructor Name: Nicolas Daugeron
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Orléans, Loiret, France
Telephone Number: 0662535073
Email Address:
Nicolas.Daugeron@zoho.com

GERMANY

Instructor Name: Horst-Dieter Stadler
MBC Instructor Status: Affiliate Instructor
Location: Friedrichshafen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Telephone Number: 0049-170-2817754
Email Address:
combatives@online.de

SWITZERLAND

Instructor Name: Patrick Nyffeler
MBC Instructor Status: Associate Instructor
Location: Chur, Graubünden, Switzerland
Telephone Number: 0041 79 640 28 87
Email Address:
patrick.nyffeler@bluewin.ch