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Professor Ryan Roach


About Black Belt Instructor Ryan Roach:

Ryan Roach is the owner of the Legacy Martial Arts Academy and oversees the daily operations of the academy. Ryan also assists in managing our martial arts & business affiliate program (Focused Fight Team) which has 15+ affiliate academies around the world.


Ryan is an active competitor and received his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt from Professor Jeff Robison & Professor John Will in 2018. Ryan is a Edgewood High School alumni and graduated, Magna Cum Laude, from Miami University with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice.​ Additionally, Ryan is a highly sought after law enforcement use-of-force instructor and is the owner of Legacy Training Solutions, LLC.


  • 1st Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (IBJJF, JJGF, & UAEJJF, SJJIF)

  • Ikkyu Brown Belt in Judo (USA Judo)

  • Instructor: C4C Police Jiu-Jitsu (Level 5: Black Pin)

  • Instructor: Gracie Survival Tactics Level 1 & 2

  • Instructor: High Threat Close Quarter Battle (CQB)

  • Instructor: Critical Injury First Aid (CIFA)

  • Instructor: Axon Taser

  • Instructor: Impact Weapons

  • Instructor FMS-1: High Efficiency Subject Control

  • Instructor FMS-2: Immediate Threat Response Training

  • Instructor FMS-3: Counter Combatives for Law Enforcement

  • Instructor: Safariland Less-Lethal Munitions

  • ShivWorks Extreme Close Quarter Concepts

  • USA Boxing: Level 1 Coach

  • SWAT Operator

  • SWAT Sniper

Black Belt Grappling Accomplishments:

Coach Ryan has competed across the country and is a multiple time International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) medalist in both Gi and No-Gi competition.

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