Head Instructor

 
Chad McBroom
 

 

Chad McBroom

 

Martial Arts/Combatives Ranks & Certifications

4th Degree Black Belt – KI Fighting Concepts (Sifu Joseph Simonet)
2nd Degree Black Belt – IKCA Chinese Kenpo (Vic LeRoux)
2nd Degree Black Belt – Ryokukai Karate-Do (Sensei Katsumi Niikura)
2nd Degree Black Belt – Kodachi Goshindo (Sensei Katsumi Niikura)
1st Degree Black Belt - Military Hapkido (Gus Michalik)
1st Degree Black Belt - Black Arts Close Quarter Combat System (Gus Michalik)
1st Degree Black Belt – Choi Kwang-Do (Kwang Jo Choi)
1st Level Black Sash/Associate Instructor – Yihetuan Kuntao (Sifu David Seiwert)
1st Level Black Sash/Associate Instructor – Kali-Kuntaw (Guro David Seiwert)
Certified Trainer – Libre Fighting Systems (Scott Babb)
Maestro Viejo (Senior Instructor) - Raven Blade Combatives (Fernan D. Vargas)
Chief Instructor - Kyongchar Moosul Knife Combat (Prof. Mauricio Edward Coello Samario)
Training Counselor – RTI Law Enforcement & Security Program (Fernan D. Vargas)
Level 6 Master Practicioner – Raven Method Close Quarter Defensive Tactics System (Fernan D. Vargas)
Level 1 Instructor - Native American Blade Combat (Fernan D. Vargas)
Instructor - Kyongchar Moosul Gurka Knife (Prof. Mauricio Edward Coello Samario)
Basic Instructor – Patriot Knife Fighting System (Thomas Howanic)
Instructor – Gracie Survival Tactics (Rener Gracie)
Instructor-Trainer – Pence Law Enforcement Groundfighting (Eric Pence)
Mook Jong Level – Wing Chun Gung Fu (Sifu Sam Hing Fai Chan)
Level 1 Practitioner - Irish Fighting Arts (Danny Hoskins)
Brown Belt - Aikido (Sensei Katsumi Niikura)
Red Belt - Kwang Duk Kwan Tae Kwon Do (Kwang Jo Choi)
 

 

Fitness Trainer/Coaching Certifications

Certified CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CrossFit, Inc.)
Certified CrossFit Olympic Lifting Coach (CrossFit, Inc.)
Certified Hardstyle Kettlebell Instructor (Pavel Tsatsouline)
Certified Conditioning For Combatives (C4C) Instructor
 

 

Organizational Activities

Advisory Member of the Libre Fighting Order
Libre Fighting Systems Tucson (Formerly New Mexico) Chapter Head
Raven Tactical International Southwest Regional Training Team Member
Raven Tactical International Co-Director of Distance Learning Education
World Kyongchar Moosul Federation Arizona State Representative
Meyer Freifechter Guild Region 6 Study Group Leader

 

Honors & Awards

World Kyongchar Moosul Muhando Federation Master of Excellence Award 2015
Raven Tactical International Author of the Year 2014
Raven Tactical International Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics Instructor of the Year 2010
1st Place Kumite - 1992 USA Karate Federation Michigan State Championships
1st Place Kobudo - 1992 USA Karate Federation Michigan State Championships
1st Place WUKO Kata - 1992 USA Karate Federation Michigan State Championships
1st Place Open Kata - 1992 USA Karate Federation Michigan State Championships
1st Place Synchonized Kata - 1992 USA Karate Federation Michigan State Championships
3rd Place Open Weight Kumite - 1992 USA Karate Federation Michigan State Championships
2nd Place Kumite - 1991 USA Karate Federation Michigan State Championships

 

Chad McBroom has been training in the Martial Arts for over 30 years.  In addition to the certifications listed above, Chad has also received extensive training in Western Boxing, Muay Thai, Silat, Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do, and various grappling systems.  Chad has been training law enforcement personnel in physical conditioning, defensive tactics, arrest techniques, intermediate weapons, use-of-force, firearms, emergency & pursuit driving, offensive driving techniques, high-center-gravity pursuit driving, vehicle stops, vehicle immobilization devices, protective security, and special weapons and tactics since 2000.  He has received trained in Firearms and Tactics from some of the world’s elite training schools, including: Northern Red, TMACS, V-TAC, Thunder Ranch, Blackwater Training Center, Triple Canopy, Trident Concepts, SHD Consulting, T1G, and Rescue Training, Inc.

 

"Blessed be the LORD my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight." - Psalm 144:1