Head Instructors

Kru Roger

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Views coaching as his calling. Has a humble approach, broad vision and a keen eye for the nuances of timing and positioning. He quickly improves your technique by keeping focus on close quarter combative methods modified to the individual's natural capabilities. Kru Roger is a certified Muay Thai Boxing instructor and has been training and coaching for 20 years. His major influences and training over the years has come from:

Ajarn Chai Sirisute

Guru Dan Inosanto

Ajarn Sangtiennoi Sor Rungroj

Kru Damian a.k.a "Domino"

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High personal standards and very ambitious. He's a highly trained certified firearm instructor. He will train you how to stay in the fight regardless of the situation. Kru Damian travels the country to receive extensive training including malfunctions clearing, positional shooting, multiple targets, retention entries and structure clearings, conative mental applications, low light conditions, concealment, and more from world renowned instructors such as: 

Chris Costa

Dave "Boon" Benton

Kris "Tanto" Paranto

Steve Tarini

Shivworks

Haley Strategic

Tactical Response

The Team and Consultants

Justin Corbalis - Ground Tactics Instructor

Justin has been training martial arts for over fifteen years, including Muay Thai, Jiu Jitsu, Filipino Kali, Silat, Tae Kwon Do, Jun Fan Kickboxing, and Judo. His career has included four amateur Muay Thai fights (1-1-2) and several regional and national Jiu Jitsu tournaments in which he consistently ranked first or second. On the mats, Justin focuses his teaching on practical applications of grappling, forceful, effective take-downs, and simple but brutal principles for maintaining superior positions on the ground. Justin's encouraging coaching style will keep you motivated! 

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Fitness Coach

Martin McLoughlin, Owner/CEO of Extreme Fitness Inc., has been training his mind and body in the gym since 1982. He is an “old school” weightlifter who adds a cutting edge functional training method to all of his exercise and conditioning programs. His 30 plus years of exercise experience, straight-shooter approach to fitness and demand for accountability is why other fitness professionals and coaches seek him out as their trainer. In 2000 he opened Extreme Fitness Personal Training and has never looked back. He has experience training all abilities and disabilities. Martin is a regular writer for PhillyFIT Magazine, has won multiple awards including 7 "Best of Bucks" personal training titles and was named one of Bucks County’s top 10 Entrepreneurs. He has been published in the Bucks County Courier Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer and PFP Magazine. His certifications include:


ISSA CERTIFIED MASTER TRAINER 

ISSA CERTIFIED ELITE TRAINER 

ISSA CERTIFIED SPORTS NUTRITIONIST 

ISSA CERTIFIED FITNESS NUTRITIONIST

ISSA STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING SPECIALIST 

ISSA YOUTH FITNESS SPECIALIST 

ISSA SENIOR FITNESS SPECIALIST 

ISSA FITNESS THERAPIST CERTIFIED 

TRX INSTRUCTOR CERTIFIED 

FUNCTIONAL TRAINING SPECIALIST 

CERTIFIED FACILITATED STRETCHING 

U.S.A. BOXING 

Federal Agency Consultant

Named the "Difference Maker". DM brings over 10 years of his Federal law enforcement experience to assist in the development of The Yard's curriculum.

Local Police Consultant

30 year veteran. Officer John Yeager.