Prof.Paul Treacy Founder
Principal Instructor 9th Degree LKD / 9th Degree Jiu Jitsu
Professor Paul Treacy is the founder of the LKD combat system, and the senior instructor and founder of our academy. He has been studying martial arts for over 50 years and teaching for 30+ years. He has travelled the world teaching LKD combat to the security industry, general public and other martial artists.He has worked as a bodyguard to various celebrities such as Robbie Williams, Jason Donovan, Slash from Guns n Roses, the band Blur and others. Paul has appeared on TV over the years teaching and demonstrating his amazing skills and speed, including 'The Big Breakfast show and
'The James Whale show'. He has been featured in various martial arts magazines and the local press many times discussing aspects of the martial arts and his history in the arts. When time permits, he works with various actors and directors helping to choreograph fight scenes for independent film and TV projects.
He holds master level in several arts including Jiu Jitsu and Wing Chun; and is known in the world of martial arts for his incredible speed, power, and deep knowledge of the arts.
Paul has a very theatrical exciting way of teaching his students drawing from his vast knowledge and skills. He is often referred to as a 'teachers teacher', and has travelled the world over the years teaching on many international courses. If you would like to train with Master Treacy on a one-to-one basis or in a group class, just contact the academy and learn from one of the leading teachers around today.
Shihan Panos Georghiou
Master Instructor 6th Degree Jiu Jitsu / 7th Degree LKD
Shihan Panos Georghiou has been studying martial arts for over 40 years. He was a Judo competitor and winner of many trophies in his younger years. He then moved on to learn other arts and became a Black sash 3rd level in Wing Chun in the late 90's.
He holds the rank of 6th degree in Jiu Jitsu and the title of Shihan and holds the title of Sigung and the rank of 7th Degree in LKD. Panos is a popular instructor and has a vast amount of knowledge which he shares with enthusiasm at the academy where he teaches every week.
Sifu Josh Rinderspacher
Senior Instructor 1st Degree Black Sash LKD / Black belt 1st degree Jiu Jitsu
Sifu Josh has been a student of the LKD combat system and Jiu Jitsu for over 10 years and holds the rank of black belt in both arts. He also has extensive knowledge in the art of Kali and has a Black Belt in Shotokan Karate. Although now based in America, he travels back to the UK to continue his studies with Master Treacy. Josh will
be opening an American branch of our academy very soon in Florida teaching LKD combat and Senshi Jiu Jitsu. Josh is a senior member of our teaching team at the academy.
Sensei Sam Jackson,
Instructor Black belt 1st Degree Jiu Jitsu
Sensei Sam is a Black Belt in Senshi Jiu Jitsu and has been training for over 8 years at the academy. He has competed in many events winning medals in both BJJ and Kickboxing competitions. He is a highly skilled and is currently working on his 2nd Degree Black belt. Sam is a member of our teaching team at the academy.
Sensei Toby Jackson
Instructor Black belt 1st Degree Jiu Jitsu.
Sensei Toby is a Black Belt in Senshi Jiu JItsu and has been training for over 8 years. He has competed in Kickboxing tournaments winning many medals along the way.
He has become a dedicated and highly skilled student of Jiu Jitsu and is currently working on his 2nd Degree Black Belt. Toby is member of our teaching team at the academy.
Sihing Che Sampat
Assistant instructor LKD Combat
Che holds the rank of Brown Sash and came up through the ranks of the children’s classes into the adult classes 3 years ago.
He is an assistant instructor who shows great patience and instruction to our new beginners and other students.He has been training at the academy for over 8 years and is currently working towards his Black Sash, training twice per week. Che is a member of our teaching team at the academy.
Assistant instructor Senshi Jiu Jitsu
Norman has been studying Jiu Jitsu for over 6 years and holds the rank of Brown belt 1st black stripe. He spent many years studying boxing and other martial arts, but found Jiu Jitsu the art for him. Norman is currently working towards his Black belt and trains ever week at the academy. He shows great patience and care while helping and assisting the junior grades. Norman is a member of our teaching team.
Sihing George Agathangelou
Assistant Instructor LKD Combat
George has an extensive martial arts background, having studied Penchak Silat and Hap Kune Do amongst other arts for over 35 years. George was formerly in the police force for 11years and was awarded commendations for bravery. He has worked as a close protection officer arranging security for various VIP's and currently heads up a security team in Mayfair, London. George is a member of our teaching team, teaching the Dragon Warrior kids classes