Authorized MBC Trainers

The following is the definitive list of authorized MBC instructors and study group leaders. Instructors claiming to teach MBC, CBC, or their related systems who are not included on this list are not formally recognized or endorsed by MBC or Michael Janich. To find an instructor or study group leader near you, please reference the MBC Instructor Locator on the Contact page of this web site.

Certified Instructors:

    • Matt Zavakos
    • Michael Rigg
    • Paul Harris
    • Vince Luke
    • Eric Kaltenborn
    • Bryan McKean
    • Eric Mayes
    • Keith Jennings
    • Jim Stolz
    • Rick Wallace
    • Wayde Allen
    • Jimmie Wessell
    • Jesse Pollock
    • Kristopher Rhodes
    • Peter Oliveri, Jr.
    • James Allen
    • Thayne Alexander
    • Christopher Doner
    • Aaron Parr
    • Tim Romanik
    • Alex Sholomisky
    • Al Rieman
    • Marc Durant
    • Robby Cook
    • Thomas Cole
    • Bob Lemmons
    • Rhonda Lent
    • Paul Hunter
    • Louis Massaro
    • Kevin Vasconcellos
    • Imri Morgenstern

Associate Instructors and Recipients of Certificates of Proficiency:

    • David Bain
    • Karl Swass
    • David Holloway
    • Michael Savage
    • Todd Baldridge
    • Patrick Welch
    • Wayne Smith
    • Marc Galli
    • Jon High
    • Chip Szyfer
    • Robin Allen
    • Jonathan Forsythe
    • Benjamin R. Geary
    • Cath Lauria
    • Damian Lauria
    • Howard LaVine
    • Tom Leake
    • Keith E. McDonald
    • Robert Palleschi
    • Dariel Williams
    • Jessica M. Wilson
    • Steven DeArmond
    • Nicolas Daugeron
    • Rocky Patel
    • Patrick Nyffeler
    • Harold Kramer
    • Mickey Yurco
    • Brooks Betts
    • Don Jones
    • Harold Hamilton
    • Lawrence Pritchard
    • Edward Swiatek
    • Andrew Carpinelli
    • Eric Herzog
    • Robert Boston
    • Andy Feltovich
    • Kurt Golgart
    • Jonathan Old Horse
    • Jason Child
    • Robert Fox
    • Mark Gridley
    • Brandon Gilbert
    • Rich Fitzgerald
    • Alex Voisard

Affiliate Instructors

I am also honored to recognize the following Affiliate Instructors of MBC. These individuals—already talented instructors of other martial disciplines—have demonstrated an exceptional understanding of the MBC system and have earned my trust. I recommend them without reservation as instructors and sources of authentic instruction and guidance in the MBC system.

    • Charles Rives
    • Sean Carter
    • Mario Santizo
    • D. Thane Jensen
    • Mike Christensen
    • Ray Smith
    • Raymond C. Bonsteel
    • Dan Vigil
    • Treyson Ptak
    • Eric Vinson
    • Sean Carter
    • Andy Keyworth
    • Jack Roman
    • Dan Rheaume
    • Uli Gebhard
    • Horst-Dieter Stadler
    • Brian Ambros
    • Francois Daneau
    • Daniel E. Hasbrouck
    • Michael Wolhfert
    • Douglas Farmer
    • Adam Boyce
    • Damon Lusky
    • Gemez Norwood
    • Michael Chamberland
    • James Wilson

Study Group Leaders

Study Group leaders are advanced students of MBC who have demonstrated an exceptional understanding of the MBC system and have earned my trust. They guide the training of other aspiring MBC practitioners through study groups and are an excellent source of information and training in the MBC system.

    • Matt Elliott
    • Jason Wade Bugg
    • Jonathan Petree
    • Sean Rome
    • Dirk Foster
    • Ken Takahashi