CHIEF INSTRUCTOR - GARRY SMITH
Garry has been a full time instructor in self defence, theory and practice, since 2008. He is a 4th Dan Black Belt in Ju Jitsu (a Japanese system of unarmed combat and physical fitness) and runs his own very successful classes in Sheffield.
Passionate about delivering training of the highest quality Garry constantly studies and trains hard to achieve this aim.
Previously a contributor, and editor of, Conflict Manager Magazine, his 1st book, Fighting Fit: Go Wild and Kick and Punch Your Way to Fitness, is now available via Amazon books.
He holds the following qualifications:
Certificate in Safeguarding Children L3 – Safeguarding Children e-Academy Virtual College -2021
4th Dan Black Belt – British Combat Association - 2016
Certificate in Safeguarding and Leadership – Safeguarding Children e-Academy Virtual College - 2013
Certificate in Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect - Safeguarding Children
e-Academy Virtual College - 2013
Senior Instructor – UK Martial Arts Alliance - 2010
KEWAP (Knife and Edged Weapons Awareness Programme) Instructor – Trident Self Defence Training - 2010
Senior Instructor – British Ju Jitsu Association (Sport England Level 1, 2, 3 & 4) - 2009
3rd Dan Black Belt – British Ju Jitsu Association - 2008
Instructor – British Combat Association – 2008
2nd Dan Black Belt - British Ju Jitsu Association – 2004
1st Dan Black Belt - British Ju Jitsu Association – 2002
Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Management – Sheffield Hallam University - 2000
BA Hons (2:1) Degree in Sociology and Education - University of Warwick - 1992
Diploma in Social & Community Studies – Northern College - 1990
Certificate in Social & Community Studies – Northern College – 1989