Meet the Team
With over 33 years service in the British Army including numerous operational tours in several theatres, former Major Huw Roberts served as both a Royal Military Police and Airborne Forces Officer. As both a professional military planner and former Chief Instructor of the Royal Military Police Close Protection Unit, Huw brings extensive experience and skill in leadership and training of combat, unarmed combat, hostile environments and security to Combat Academy. Huw’s leadership of Combat Academy is forged from his continued commitment and dedication to public service and safety.
Having served 30 years in the British Police, ex Inspector Ross also brings senior management experience within the private and commercial security sector and as a teacher. With his unrivalled blend of law enforcement, security and teaching experience, Ross brings to Combat Academy an unwavering commitment to serving and protecting the vulnerable.
Reece is the founder and Chief Instructor of Combat Academy. A highly skilled practitioner , he has over 25 years active involvement in close quarter combat. His previous military career included service with both the elite Royal Navy Submarine Service and British Army Reserves (60 Signal Squadron). Additionally, with his extensive experience in the private, commercial and Government security sectors, as a licenced close protection operative - coupled with a strong academic background in psychology, Reece is singularly equipped for his role as Chief Instructor and Director of Training. Reece is now dedicated to establishing the highest standard of personal safety, self defence and security training systems throughout the industry.
Having served as a member of the Egyptian Armed Forces, Magdy then gained extensive experience within firstly the commercial world followed by the security sector. Highly skilled and experienced in combat, unarmed combat and security, Magdy leads the training delivery of Combat Academy instructors and advanced level students. Magdy is focused in setting the highest of standards within his senior instructor team.
Rocky brings a wealth of expertise and skill in delivering unarmed combat, personal safety and self defence training to instructors and students in his role as Senior HQ Instructor. Having collaborated closely with Reece for the past 7 years, Rocky is a ground fighting specialist with tremendous experience and ability. Rocky is also an exceptionally talented and committed youth worker, working with young people from a variety of backgrounds.
As an exceptionally skilled unarmed combat and security operative, Jason has vast experience of teaching military fitness, personal safety and self defence in a structured, fun and safe manner to instructors, beginners and advanced level students alike.