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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 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.


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